Washington University in St. Louis: New database highlights underrepresented scholars of African archaeology

Washington University in St. Louis: New database highlights underrepresented scholars of African archaeology. “Helina Woldekiros, assistant professor of archaeology in the Department of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, and her collaborators recently launched the Bibliographic Database of African Scholarship on African Archaeology (BibDAA). The new open-access database collects and shares publications on African archaeology, broadly defined, by African and Afrodescendant scholars.”

PR Newswire: Getty Images Partners with UNCF to Create a HBCU Scholarship (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Getty Images Partners with UNCF to Create a HBCU Scholarship (PRESS RELEASE). “Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and UNCF (United Negro College Fund), have announced the creation of the UNCF-Getty Images Scholarship for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The program will provide scholarships to students attending HBCUs across the United States and will be funded by revenue created by the inaugural Getty Images Photo Archive Grants for HBCUs, that aims to support the digitization of the invaluable visual history of HBCUs.”

KIVI: Boise State Senior creates social media platform, Scholarships-Africa

KIVI: Boise State Senior creates social media platform, Scholarships-Africa. “Boise State Senior, Sunday “Paul” Adah is the Founder and CEO of Scholarships-Africa. He left his friends and family back in 2015 to enroll in a university more than 73-hundred miles away…. ‘Growing up in Africa there’s a lot of challenges with finding funding to get a good education,’ he said, ‘I noticed that a lot of Africans and black minorities have the same struggles.’ It was those struggles that inspired Scholarships-Africa, a social media platform created to connect students to scholarship opportunities.”

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer gives frank reply to Justice Barrett; new site has law school scholarship information (ABA Journal)

ABA Journal: Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer gives frank reply to Justice Barrett; new site has law school scholarship information. “A database of law school scholarships, with search filters for things like award amounts, essay requirements and locations, was announced today by AccessLex, a nonprofit that focuses on increasing access to legal education. The Law School Scholarship Databank lists almost 800 offerings, according to its website.”

My Scholarship Central: New Online Search Tool Connects Students to College Scholarships (BusinessWire) (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: My Scholarship Central: New Online Search Tool Connects Students to College Scholarships (PRESS RELEASE). “With the new functionality, college-bound students use a map to quickly identify scholarship providers serving their area. With just a few clicks students can easily review application criteria and apply directly with the scholarship provider. The new tool also includes scholarship opportunities available to students residing in the suburban Illinois or Kansas counties adjacent to the St. Louis and Kansas City metro areas.”

ABC 7: Website streamlines scholarship application process for students

New-to-me, from ABC 7: Website streamlines scholarship application process for students. “Student loan debt in the United States exceeds 1.4 billion, a fact that prompted incoming Berkeley freshman Caitlin Phan to apply for dozens of scholarships her senior year of high school, with little success. ‘It was pretty time consuming. It would sometimes take me a week to complete one and I was mostly getting rejection letters. I applied for over 200,’ she said. But with the help of a new website which launched in 2018 called Going Merry, Caitlin landed not one but two scholarships, wiping out a majority of her costs this fall.”

Business Wire: Sallie Mae Launches Free Scholarship Search Tool for Graduate Students (PRESS RELEASE)

Business Wire: Sallie Mae Launches Free Scholarship Search Tool for Graduate Students (PRESS RELEASE). “Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company, today launched the new go-to destination for graduate school scholarships. Sallie Mae’s free Graduate School Scholarship Search is now available to current and prospective graduate school and professional students and is home to more than 850,000 graduate school scholarships worth more than $1 billion.”

New Search Tool Finds Scholarships Relevant to Military Families

A new search tool finds scholarships relevant to military families. “The Scholarships for Service tool can help those with any affiliation – active- or reserve-component members, veterans, retired military personnel​ and military family members. There are more than 3,000 scholarships available to those with various affiliations in the military community, offered from organizations ranging from the military relief societies to associations for Seabees and 82nd Airborne Division troops, to name just a few.” The link in the article does not work; I added the link in a comment at the bottom of the article.

Now Available: A Database of Scholarships for Students in Israel

Now available: a database of scholarships for students in Israel. “In recent months, Milgapo has created the largest and most comprehensive database of scholarships in Israel, including over 850 different sources of financial aid. Among other things, its database includes scholarships requiring volunteering and social involvement, financial aid based on socioeconomic status, and funding based on ethnic origin.”