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Duke Ends Merit Scholarship for Students of African Descent

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Duke University is discontinuing its Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship Program, a program for top applicants of African descent. The merit scholarship, established in 1979, is named after the first African American President of the Associated Students of Duke University. Supreme Court ruling on Students for Fair Admissions, Inc.

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Group Files OCR Complaint Over ‘Discriminatory’ Scholarship

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Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights discrimination complaint resolution procedures — objects to the university creating, supporting, and promoting the eligibility criterion for the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship, a four-year, full-tuition scholarship.

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Dr. Melvin C. Terrell Educational Foundation Selects Recipients for 2023 Scholarship

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Terrell (MCT) Educational Foundation’s 2023 MCT Scholarship. The annual scholarship is meant for matriculating students in master’s or doctoral programs in student affairs or higher ed administration-related fields. Doctoral candidates Dion T. Harry and Joshua D. Wallace have been chosen to receive the Dr. Melvin C.

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Six Undergraduates Receive First-Ever Cal State Black Student Success Scholarship

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Six individuals have been recognized in The California State University’s (CSU) first-ever Black Student Success Scholarship Program.

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Descendants of Enslaved Offered Need-Based Scholarships through Partnership

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Monique Trusclair Maddox Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation The Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation announced applications are open for an advancement of education scholarship program in partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).

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New Scholarship Program for Nontraditional Students

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has partnered with The Bernard Osher Foundation to create The Osher Scholarship Program at North Carolina A&T State University. This program is designed to support nontraditional students who are working on a degree.

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College Fund Offers American Indian Law School Scholarship to Attend Harvard Law

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The American Indian College Fund has announced its third American Indian Law School Scholarship for a student entering Harvard Law School in the fall of 2024. Samantha Maltais, an enrolled member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head/Aquinnah on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, is the current scholarship recipient.