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Newtown students to receive college scholarships

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Four graduating seniors from Newtown High School will receive college scholarships to help them pursue careers in education. The money is coming from the “We are Newtown” charity, which was formed […]



Tips for spring scholarship season

Spring scholarship season is here, so Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Ben Kaplan of



5 forms of financial aid for college – besides scholarships

On Money 101 today, Bob McCormick interviewed independent college counselor Danny Ruderman, author of “The Ultimate College Acceptance System.” Danny shared five forms of financial aid for college besides scholarships. Click to listen.


Bret Lewis

Courting the kids

In college football, Alabama coach Nick Saban has offered a scholarship to a young running back named Dylan Moses. He’s 6-feet-1 and 215 pounds. And real fast. Why is this a story?



Doodle4Google contest open

Doodle 4 Google is an annual program that invites US students K-12 to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign the Google homepage logo for millions to see.


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UConn sets up scholarship for Sandy Hook students

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut is creating a scholarship fund for students from Sandy Hook Elementary, where 20 students and six students were gunned down last week. The Sandy Hook School Memorial […]


Mass. college offers illegal immigrant scholarship

  BOSTON (AP) – A small liberal arts college in western Massachusetts is offering a new scholarship to illegal immigrants. Hampshire College officials say the endowment and scholarship will finance one student‘s education every four […]


Remarkable Motherly Advice

Sheira Smith graduated from college at age 16 in her native Belize, and received a scholarship to Cambridge University in England. She moved to New York and landed a job as a bank teller and […]



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