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A representative from Ruby's Rainbow will be with us to talk about their program designed to "grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome who are seeking post-secondary education, enrichment or vocational classes." They'll be presenting at the National Down Syndrome Congress convention in Indianapolis and we'll get a "sneak peak" at what they have to offer! Find out more about Liz and Tim Plachta, their beautiful daughters, and why they created this wonderful opportunity for adults! Check out their website to see some of the past recipients!
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College tuition and associated costs are rising, making it more and more difficult for students to enroll in college and stay there through graduation. On this episode, my guests and I will talk about scholarships - traditional and not - as tools for educational equity.
Nkechi Taifa is the founder of SCHOLARgifts, a crowdfunding platform for educational opportunities. Felecia Hatcher is the co-owner of Feverish Ice Cream & Gourmet Pops. She is also the author of The "C" Student's Guide to Scholarships and is widely regarded as the Scholarship Guru.
Host Allison R. Brown is a civil rights attorney and President of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC), which works with schools and other organizations to create education equity plans and promote equity in education in compliance with federal civil rights law.
IS YOUR CHILD RECEIVING A SCHOLARSHIP ACADEMICALLY OR SCHOLASTICALLY? IN THIS EPISODE WE WILL DISCUSS THE BENEFITS OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND HELP YOU AND YOUR KIDS UNDERSTAND HOW THEY WORK
An exciting month, this has been. We have discussed the business sense of the education system in Zambia. We close the topic by discussing government, private and international scholarships. Joining the discussion are Mr Peter Kasaji, Thomas Gussie and Gwendolyn Pate. Thomas Gussie, originally from New Jersey, is the Vice President of GLOBAL STUDENT EXCHANGE (GSE) Inc. GSE is an international study abroad company located just outside Jacksonville Florida. We work with our global connections for long term collaborations to identify and place qualified secondary students ages 13 - 18 yrs old in one of our 55-60 private boarding and day high schools across the U.S. The program is a springboard for students whose ultimate goal is to study at college/university in the U.S. Gwendolyn Pate has been in higher education for 29 years. In those years, with some overlapping, she has served 19 years as coordinator of college ambassador program and has been in advising and counselling for 13 years. She is a former college recruiter and has worked on pre-college programs for Urban Youth. Currently she is an instructor for freshman classes.
Want to learn more about scholarships, the financial aid process and overall college readiness? You've come to the right place! For more information or to speak with us directly please go to http://www.learnforlifeconsulting.com/college-preparation.html. You can also join our college readiness facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/collegepreparationandreadiness/ and our college readiness google group:
Coca Cola provides Grants, Sponsorships & Scholarships to communities. Tune in this evening @ 7:00 PM for the LIVE show and get empowered about the resources available to you! Also, you can listen to On-Demand Archive shows at anytime!
Expert Hostess: Chellerina E. Thaxton, CEO/Founder of the Philadelphia Grant Center...visit us @ www.philagrants.org
Commerce Bank's Grants & Scholarships will be discussed this evening. Listen in to hear about what's availabe for you!
Expert Hostess: Chellerina E. Thaxton, CEO & Founder of the Philadelphia Grant Center, www.philagrants.org
We’re talking Ireland and education today.
The US Ireland Alliance, a non-profit that fosters commerce between the US and Ireland, has created one of the most prestigious post-graduate scholarships.
They’re called the Mitchell Scholarships – named after former Senator George Mitchell who was instrumental in bringing peace to Northern Ireland.
Each year the brightest students compete for 12 spots to study post-graduate in Ireland.
How prestigious? The Mitchell Scholarship has attracted students who have chosen it over the Rhodes Scholarship.
But the Mitchell Scholarship may lose its funding from the US State Department – at a time when we need more education and foreign exchange programs in this changing world economy.
My guest is Trina Vargo. She is the founder and President of the US Ireland Alliance, out of Washington D.C. – and the creator of the Mitchell Scholarships.
R. Wayne Hicks is the Executive Director for the BDPA Education & Technology Foundation, the non-profit fundraising arm for a national IT association. Wayne served as BETF executive director when first created in 1992-1993. He returned to that leadership position again in 2006.
Wayne has been active leader in BDPA since he joined in 1988. He served in virtually every leadership position on both the local and national level. He earned the ‘BDPA Presidents Award’ in 1989, 1992 and 2001. Wayne took over the BDPA Cincinnati chapter in 1999. His chapter won ‘Comeback Chapter of the Year’ and ‘Most Improved Chapter’ awards the following year. BDPA Cincinnati chapter subsequently earned recognition for national excellence in community service, membership and professional service. BDPA Cincinnati became a national powerhouse under his leadership - winning ‘Chapter of the Year’ or ‘Chapter of the Year Runner-Up’ honors in eight of the past 9 years.
Wayne served as national BDPA president-elect (2002-2003) and national BDPA president (2004-2005). National BDPA experienced record growth in terms of membership and corporate sponsorship during those years.
Wayne accepted the challenge of growing the impact of BETF as their executive director in 2006. Under his guidance, the Foundation increased the number and amount of scholarships, donations and chapter grants in each of the past three years. Currently, he is working with a dynamic Board of Directors to implement a $5 million BETF Endowment Fund.
Wayne has been a frequent workshop presenter at regional & national training seminars discussing topics such as, "Vanishing Black Male," "Dealing with Office Politics," "Bridging the Digital Divide," and "Strategies for Success."
Summer-Break Rewind HOT PICK! Original show aired in 2/2013. All offers still available....
The True Purpose Development Show is here for 2 hours to INSPIRE, EMPOWER, EDUCATE, and ENTERTAIN you!
1st Hour: A young Detroit native that won $500,000 of scholarships, graduated from Cornell University and currently getting my MBA at Wharton, University of Pennsylvania with 80% of his tuition paid on SCHOLARSHIPS, is LIVE with us TONIGHT! His book, The Insiders Guide to a Free Ride is #1 on Amazon in 3 categories and is currently in numerous schools throughout the country! He is 25 years old and making a HUGE DIFFERENCE! Providing the Resources and Tools that our children ...and even adults need to make it HAPPEN! You don't want to miss this OPPORTUNITY tonight!
2nd Hour: It's time for ENTERTAINMENT with the Doc and MomoB on Keepin' It Real with the Doc and MomoB! QOD tonight....Is it Love or INSECURITY? Are you confusing your own codependency with LOVE? Hmmmm Interesting....Interesting...so let's talk and have some fun!
Visit Marvis Burns: http://educationalkeys.com and get the INSIDER'S GUIDE to a FREE RIDE TODAY!!!
Sponsor: Bountiful Opportunities Group, Inc. , Home of the Global World Peace - True Purpose Movement - Global Transformational Tours and the True Purpose Team!
Elaine Starling is back to continue the conversation on how to get people to WANT to give you more money, Elaine is the author of "Why 5% Succeed: The 5 Principles of Predictable Profit," Elaine Starling is also the founder of Starling Media Services, a sought-after speaker, consultant, columnist, and a very successful entrepreneur. Elaine is a Marketing Innovation Expert and the host of "The ROI Report".
Rhea Watson, is the Scholarship Coach and is a lifetime learner and educator. As a freshman entering college she was awarded one of the largest financial packages that her college had EVER offered and by the time she was a graduating senior she was actually paid $1000.00 per month in order to attend college. Her scholarship earnings have well surpassed the $100,000 mark. She has helped dozens of students enter the college of their dreams and to earn nearly $750,000 in scholarships, helping their dreams become realities.
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