Scholarship Winner

D.C. Students Awarded Full Scholarships to George Washington University

A handful of D.C. students are getting the surprise of their lives Wednesday: full rides to George Washington University.


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University of Maryland to Guarantee Athletic Scholarships

The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.


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Big Ten Advocates For Guaranteed 4-Year Scholarships For Athletes

The Big Ten says it supports guaranteed four-year scholarships and improved medical coverage for its athletes.


Ballou High School senior Tai'Lon Jackson accepts full, four-year scholarship to attend George Washington University. (Photo by Mark Segraves/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Students Get Surprise Scholarships to George Washington University

For a group of high school students in D.C., Tuesday was anything but a normal school day.


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Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.


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D.C. Council to Debate Scholarship Program

The full D.C. Council will get its first chance to debate a bill that would provide city students with up to $60,000 to attend college.


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UMUC Announces New Scholarship

The University of Maryland University College is announcing a new scholarship.


Witness Rachel Jeantel testifying during George Zimmerman's murder trial June 27, 2013 in Sanford, Florida.  (credit: Jacob Langston/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Friend Gets Scholarship Offer

While some looked at murder trial witness Rachel Jeantel and saw either a defiant young woman or a victim, Tom Joyner looked at her and saw potential.


Witness Rachel Jeantel smiles towards the end of her testimony during George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Thursday, June 27, 2013. (Photo credit: Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel)

Trayvon Martin’s Friend Gets a Scholarship Offer

Syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner is offering help in attending college to the young woman who was the last to speak to Trayvon Martin.


Alassane Traore, center, a student at Friendship Collegiate Academy in D.C., receives a full scholarship to Hanover College in Indiana. (Credit: Kimberly Suiters/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Student Receives Surprise Scholarship

A D.C. high school student received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday.