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  • Parkland student wins new piano scholarship

    Parkland student wins new piano scholarship
    A sophomore at Parkland High School is the first winner of the Dr. Albert Hofammann Scholarship for Young Pianists awarded by the Allentown Music Club.   This is the first year that this scholarship is being awarded in honor of Hofammann, a former music...
  • Legal review of voucher program IS needed

    Legal review of voucher program IS needed
    I am grateful to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its insightful, balanced, and responsible editorial on Nov. 29, "Court Review of School Vouchers Long Overdue." I found Doug Tuthill's combative response to the editorial surprising since I invited...
  • Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid

    Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid
    The University of Connecticut says it will double the money it raises for scholarships. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any of that $150 million. I am an undocumented immigrant student who grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Windsor Locks...
  • How do you spell free college money? Try 'FAFSA'

    "You should write about college aid and the FAFSA," my brother said. FAFSA? Why would I write about a little-used, totally made-up universal language? "That's not FAFSA, that's Esperanto." Right, right. FAFSA is one of those yappy long-haired dogs that...
  • Big university business: Students calling alumni for money

    Big university business: Students calling alumni for money
    The calls always come at the worst times. I'll be rushing around trying to make dinner. Or giving the kids a bath. Or settling in to watch "Homeland," which is the best show on television. And the phone rings. It's a student from the University of...
  • Water awareness mini-grants awarded to 23 teachers

    To help promote freshwater-resource education, awareness and projects, the Lake County Water Authority has awarded $22,627.70 in mini grants to 23 public- and private-school teachers. Some of the annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference" mini-...
  • Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up

    Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up
    It's college application season, which means Christian Lloyd is busy. The Sullivan High School senior has completed his Common Application but is hard at work on the 12th draft of his personal statement and is prepping for additional college visits this...
  • Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started

    Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started
    A couple of scholarships awarded to a young woman named Jill Benone sent her on a theatrical career path. The Little Theatre of the Verdugos was on its second life when Benone received her scholarships in the late 1950s. The theater group was first...
  • Dance students could win scholarship in contest

    Dance students could win scholarship in contest
     The Center for Contemporary Dance is accepting entries from Orange and Seminole County students in grades K-12 for its 'Dance Matters' Essay Contest, intended to inspire imaginative thinking about how dance can make a positive impact in families and...
  • The Crowd: A celebration for higher education

    The Crowd: A celebration for higher education
    Chapman University's American Celebration has become over its 15-year run Orange County's premiere charitable gala focused on higher education. The black-tie crowd approaching 1,000 patrons in number represents a legitimate "who's who" of the business and...
  • Student researchers turn to public to fund projects

    Young researchers at Pennsylvania's top universities are turning to the public to fund science experiments. Using a crowdfunding platform called experiment.com, four researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have raised nearly $12,000, and three...