High school prodigy turns down TWELVE college football scholarships because of brain injury fears

He has been pegged as having huge potential on the field and had the choice of full football scholarships to no less than a dozen colleges, including Holy Cross. But Pennsylvania high school senior John Castello has eschewed offers from all of them and …
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Applications wanted: Foundation, partners to award 35 scholarships

The Sterling Heights Community Foundation and its 10 scholarship sponsoring partners will award 35 scholarships totaling $34,500 to local area college-bound high school seniors and current college students at the May 3 City Council meeting. This year’s …
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Scholarships for virgins: Outrage over South Africa ‘maiden’s bursary’

South Africa (CNN)Soon 18-year-old Thubelihle will leave her home in rural KwaZulu-Natal to head by bus to attend university in Pretoria. Thube, as her friends call her, says her family could not afford college, but help came in the form of a government …
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Scholarships available for Washington County and Johnson City students

• The Howard H. Baker Medical Scholarship Fund, established by Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker, Darek Baker and Cissy Baker in memory of Sen. Howard H. Baker, provides scholarship assistance to Tennessee residents attending medical school in the state.
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Thousands rally in Tallahassee supporting tax credit scholarships

Several thousand parents and children rallied in Florida’s capital on Tuesday to urge the state’s largest teachers union to drop a lawsuit challenging a controversial voucher-like education program that benefits low-income families. Martin Luther King …
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