The proposed changes to the 1979 Michigan Public Education Finance are designed to let students learn at “any time, any place, any way and at any pace.”
Cornerstone Schools in Detroit is hosting its 7th Annual “Be A Tiger For Kids” event Tuesday at Comerica Park.
A new scholarship in the Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing at Grand Valley State University will address the need for advanced manufacturing skills in West Michigan, while making education more accessible for incoming students who are interested in manufacturing careers.
The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation awarded eight women in various stages of their academic or professional careers with laptop stipends and scholarships at a ceremony at the Birmingham Country Club. MCWT’s corporate and media sponsors who make the annual scholarship program possible and support events throughout the year also were thanked for their dedication.
For the fourth consecutive year, Community Choice Credit Union committed to investing in the future of Michigan by awarding $100,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors. The credit union’s foundation recently awarded 20 students with $5,000 scholarships each.
State Senate Democrats have announced a contest to help promote their proposed plan to provide free college tuition to all Michigan high school grads.
A new scholarship competition at Lawrence Technological University will award up to 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 a year for four years to Michigan high school juniors and seniors.
Four professors in Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science have been awarded a $598,980 National Science Foundation grant to support OU’s Product Lifecycle Management Scholarship Program that will increase the number of underrepresented students studying industrial and systems engineering, and mechanical engineering.
NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2012 academic year. The application deadline is Jan. 15, 2012.
The annual “Be A Tiger For Kids” event on August 16 helps provide scholarships for over 1,400 Detroit students.