Center for Advancing Opportunity Undergraduate Research Scholarship

About CAO Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Center for Advancing Opportunity is a research and education initiative created by a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the Charles Koch Foundation, and Koch Industries. CAO supports faculty and students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other postsecondary institutions to develop research-based solutions to the most challenging issues in education, criminal justice, and entrepreneurship. Our constituency is people living in fragile communities and they are members of all races, ethnicities, and religions. Scholarship Overview The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and the Center for Advancing Opportunity are proud to…
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The Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship

If you have a story of a random act of kindness, whether you were on the one performing the act for others or if someone else did something nice for you, we encourage you to apply. Explain how this event impacted you and the others involved. One student will receive a $1,000 scholarship award for their essay detailing this experience and explaining the effects of such an act. It is our hope that this scholarship will not only recognize students for their good deeds, but also encourage others to commit similar acts. Scholarship Eligibility To be eligible for The Random…
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Addiction Awareness Scholarship

ADDICTION AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP To raise awareness as to the causes, consequences and treatment of addiction, Seasons in Malibu, an addiction treatment center, is seeking to reward essay applicants $1,500 in scholarships- for students entering college or already enrolled in a higher education institution. The aim of the scholarship is to bring attention as to why addiction, in various forms, is becoming more prevalent in our society and how can we address the issue of an increasing number of people dealing with addiction. The scholarship is open to any major who can shed light on this issue. It may be a personal…
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Resource List: The Mano Project

The core purpose for the MANO Project (My Access to Network Opportunities) is to connect, build and develop thoughtful Latino leaders who share a passion for serving and strengthening their communities. We want to help build leadership capacity among Latino communities and the nation as a whole. We build trusting relationships with organizations and federal agencies to provide professional development and training opportunities for Latino/a college students and graduates. Given Hispanic Access Foundation's mission and vision we encourage those who culturally identify as Latino/a to apply; however we do not discriminate without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender,…
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