by Lana Hall, senior program manager of corporate social responsibility
Each year roughly 1.6 million students from over 22,000 high schools across America enter the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall of their junior (third) year of high school by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and meeting published participation requirements. The top 1.25% of test-takers become National Merit Semifinalists and roughly, 90% of the semifinalists become finalists.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — On Thursday, November 19, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically Black university, North Carolina A&T State University, announced plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to the nation’s workforce. The program will support undergraduate students with tailored resources and assistance as they pursue degrees in business, engineering and other professional disciplines.
The Subaru University Scholarship for Automotive Excellence Provides Six Scholars Per Year a Scholarship for an Associate Degree in Automotive Technology at Camden County College
CAMDEN, N.J., November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Subaru of America, Inc. – in partnership with Rainbow PUSH Coalition (Rainbow PUSH) – announced a new scholarship program that will champion local students interested in pursuing a future in automotive technology.
Scholarship supports students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or foodservice management
AUSTIN, Minn., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of this year’s pair of $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program, created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or foodservice management, is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).
SILVER SPRING, Md., November 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ — To keep students, educators, and families connected to curiosity, Discovery Education presents six new no cost virtual events during the month of November. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
In early October, young girls from LK Moss Elementary School in Central Georgia gathered for a day of innovation and exploration. They built a robot using only a small motor and plastic drink cups. They created animations from scratch with entry-level coding tools. Most important, they discovered new possibilities for STEM-related careers.
The activity was the latest highlight in the year-long partnership between Girls Who Code and Booz Allen’s office in Warner Robins, Georgia. Their goal? Shrink the long-standing STEM gender gap.
Environmental curriculum, eco-competitions, digital learning and hands-on opportunities provide virtual enrichment for students around the world
DALLAS, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - EarthX is launching youth initiatives starting this fall — from environmental curriculums and virtual field trips, to eco-competitions and immersive experiences — with an aim to enrich and inspire the next generation of global citizens. Students and teachers are invited to explore resources and participate in activities designed to integrate with virtual education programs across the country.