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Dominion Energy Pledges $35 Million to HBCUs and Underrepresented Students

In July, Dominion Energy pledged to give $35 million to 11 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and South...

Announcing the Winners of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship...

INSIGHT Into Diversity is proud to announce the 2020 winners of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship for Underrepresented Students. Majesty Drumwright, Melissa...

University of Arizona to Offer Free Tuition for Future Primary Care...

Starting in spring 2020, University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will offer free tuition to students who pledge to...

Scholarships or Endowments? Experts Weigh the Benefits of Where to Donate

Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith sparked headlines earlier this year when he promised to pay the tuition of every 2019 Morehouse College graduate. The...

Thousands of Students Abruptly Left Without Funding as Alaska Cancels Scholarships

Approximately 2,500 students at the University of Alaska (UA) have been abruptly left without thousands of dollars in individual scholarships less than two months...

LGBTQ Pride Month Scholarships

LGBTQ students face more financial difficulties than their straight and cisgender peers. Reasons may include lack of familial support, fear of being discriminated against...

Columbia University Medical School Replaces All Student Loans with Scholarships

On April 11, 2018, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons announced that it would provide scholarships to all students who qualify for...

MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Create Two New Scholarships for...

As the oldest medical school in the South, with a combined total of 3,700 students and residents and nearly 13,000 employees, the Medical University...

INSIGHT Announces New Partnership with ICMCP

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the International Consortium for Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), a nonprofit organization working to...

BGCA Establishes Scholarship Task Force to Increase Access to Higher Education...

Boys & Girls Clubs across the country and abroad serve a diverse set of communities where gaps in graduation rates and postsecondary readiness continue...

MCCA Works to Improve Legal Pipeline with Law Student Scholarships

Founded in 1997 with the mission to advance the hiring, retention, and promotion of minority and other diverse attorneys, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association...

Creative Approaches to Funding a College Education

At a time when college debt is at a historic high — with the national student loan debt balance at $1.32 trillion — strategic...

American Indian College Fund Receives $2.4M Grant

A new $2.4 million grant awarded to the American Indian College Fund by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help improve the road to...

Prescott College Enacts Student Fee to Raise Funds for Undocumented Student...

Prescott College, a liberal arts college in Arizona, announced last week that beginning next fall, it will implement a $30 fee for all on-campus...

IIE Re-launches Scholarship Fund for Study Abroad in Asia

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has announced it is reopening the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA), thanks to a $2 million...

UPDATE: Missouri Lawmaker Drops Proposed Bill to Revoke Student Athlete Scholarships

Less than one week after proposing legislation that would strip college athletes of scholarships should they choose to strike, Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville,...

Proposed Bill Would Revoke Scholarships of Striking Student Athletes

A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill that would revoke scholarships awarded to college athletes who refuse to play for reasons unrelated to health. Missouri...

ASU to Offer Full-Tuition MBA Scholarships in an Effort to Increase...

As many colleges and universities continue to raise tuition, Arizona State University (ASU) in Phoenix is working to do the opposite. The university recently...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Apple Inc. Launch HBCU Scholarship Initiative

Applications are now being accepted for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Apple HBCU Scholars Program, which will provide scholarship, mentorship, and internship opportunities to...

Changing Perceptions: Making Study Abroad an Accessible Dream for All Students

Nonprofit organizations are working together to make study abroad more accessible for underrepresented students and students with disabilities Top photo courtesy of Ian Forber-Pratt. Other photos courtesy...