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People are turning to social funding platforms like GoFundMe to pay tuition. Generous strangers are making education goals possible.

Cheryl Harris, who is an Allstate Education Sponsor, tells Erica Campbell and GRIFF all about the “Quotes for Education Program.” The program encourages people to support alumnus and others who care about HBCUs to help keep students entering and graduating, by securing scholarship money to help them do so.   Cheryl explains that Allstate has […]

Black Iowa teens received college scholarships for keeping their promise to graduate high school. The scholarship offer and promise to graduate came a decade ago.

Google is offering scholarships to African Americans, Hispanics and women who are interested in the field of computer technology. Google will be offering $10,000 a year to students planning on attending 4-year universities in fields related to computer science and computer engineering. SEE ALSO: Young Futurists Of 2012 Black Web 2.0 Reports: Applicants should demonstrate […]

TEXAS-Texas State is offering a scholarship that is for people of European descent only. The Statesman reports: So Bohannan, a mass communication major and Iraq war veteran, and others formed the Former Majority Association for Equality — a San Marcos-based nonprofit group that is offering five $500 scholarships exclusively to white male students. Bohannan, the […]

CNN) — Restaurant chain KFC has launched a scholarship campaign that aims to keep it short and “tweet.”

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), who said she “unknowingly” broke Congressional Black Caucus Foundation rules by awarding thousands of dollars in scholarship money to four relatives and a top aide’s two children, will repay the money, the New York Times reports.