The Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship Fund offers scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the United States Please share.
Scholarship Notification Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 31, 2013 Eligibility Requirements Qualified applicants must be a high school senior, college student, and/or between the ages of 18-25, pursuing studies at a vocational or trade school. All applicants must be a US Citizen and complete the on-line application no later than the published deadline date, which is May 31, 2013.
The Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation is unique in that it offers scholarships to single mothers, children who attend alternative schools, students who have earned a GED, students with grade point averages of 2.0 and students who have previously been incarcerated, etc. but desire a higher educational opportunity. This group is generally not the recipients of college scholarships and is typically ignored by the Board of Education. The Shawn Carter Foundation offers scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the United States who desires a higher education. One of the key questions asked by the Foundation when students apply for a scholarship is: What are your plans to give back to the community?. CLICK LINK TO APPLY TODAY!!! http://www.shawncartersf.com/apply
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The Honorable Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, is holding an Expungement Summit on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at New Faith Baptist Church International in Matteson, IL. Registration begins at 8:30 and doors close at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (312) 603-5200 or visit www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org.
According to the Sun-Times, four Chicago Public Schools will remain open. The fortunate institutions include:
Mahalia Jackson on the South Side
Marcus Garvey on the South Side
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy on the West Side
George Manierre Elementary School on the Near North Side
Is your child’s school closing? How do you feel about these changes? Speak your mind in the comment section below.
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This is a legitimate question seeing as though Ms. Lewis has been the only person who has had the audacity to stand up to the little guy on a huge level. There were a few Aldermen who opposed him, but very few on the level Ms. Lewis has.
What really makes her a great contender is that she sincerely has the best interest of teachers and students at heart. How could anyone not appreciate a person who genuinely cares for others in this day and age of selfishness and self-centeredness? And she stood her ground without budging. She’s officially my Chicago heroine.
So, what do you think? Could Karen Lewis Beat Rahm Emanuel for Mayor of Chicago? Voice your thoughts in the comment box below.
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