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Duke Ends Scholarship for Black Students

Inside Higher Ed

Duke University has ended its Reginaldo Howard Scholars program, which granted full-ride merit scholarships to a small cohort of students of African descent in each incoming class.

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GSNP ELI Scholarship Recipient

ACPA

Congratulations to this year’s GSNPCoP Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) Scholarship recipient Rimma Korchmit ! The post GSNP ELI Scholarship Recipient first appeared on ACPA. Rimma (She/Her) currently serves as an Assistant Community Director for Residence Education and Housing Services at Michigan State University.

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‘Merit Scholarship’ or Enrollment Incentive?

Inside Higher Ed

Merit scholarships are widely seen as exactly what their name suggests: financial awards institutions dole out to deserving students based on proven academic achievement. Some say it’s an unacknowledged equity issue.

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Duke Ends Merit Scholarship for Students of African Descent

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Duke University is discontinuing its Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship Program, a program for top applicants of African descent. The merit scholarship, established in 1979, is named after the first African American President of the Associated Students of Duke University. Supreme Court ruling on Students for Fair Admissions, Inc.

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Goucher Receives $55 Million Gift for Scholarships

Inside Higher Ed

Goucher College has received a gift of approximately $55 million, which will be used primarily for scholarships, the college announced Wednesday. It is the largest donation in the Baltimore institution's 140-year history.

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Lacking Big Endowment, Prestigious Mitchell Scholarship Paused

Inside Higher Ed

Mitchell Scholarship Program due to a lack in commitments from big donors, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization said in a news release Wednesday. The US-Ireland Alliance is pausing its long-running George J.

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Idaho Scholarship Program a Boon for Students and State

Inside Higher Ed

Idaho Scholarship Program a Boon for Students and State jessica.blake@… Mon, 01/22/2024 - 03:00 AM The workforce development scholarship helps students get the education and training they need to meet state workforce needs. Demand for the scholarships has been higher than expected. Byline(s) Jessica Blake