FOX and EMPIRE to Build Free Music Studios for Youth Across the U.S.


As FOX prepares for the September 23 premiere of Empire's second season, the network is partnering with the nonprofit Notes for Notes for a new initiative entitled "FOX PRESENTS EMPIRE Behind the Beat." The campaign will raise money to build fully equipped music studios across the country for young people to have free access to instruments and audio equipment, as well as professional mentors to help them hone their talent. The program will inspire the next generation to create its own musical voice.

2015 GSK Opportunity Scholarship Winners

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Through the GSK Opportunity Scholarship, students who have overcome significant adversity can pursue their dreams and improve their lives through higher education. Meet Rianne Troutman who will soon begin studying at North Carolina State University to become a veterinarian. Congratulations to Rianne and the 9 other GSK 2015 Opportunity Scholars. 

More information of the scholarship and the full list of winners can be found here.

Budding Young Scientist Gets Real-World Experience

Edison Scholar says summer internship plus $40,000 scholarship is helping him pursue environmental sciences.

When Isai Rea’s friends ask him what he is doing at his summer job, the 18-year-old just shrugs and says, “I play with mice.” It's easier than trying to explain his lab studies looking into whether the combination of nicotine and high-fat diets are contributing to heart disease.

NBA Superstar Dwayne Wade Addresses Students Participating in Carnival's Scholarship & Mentoring Program

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January 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Dwayne Wade, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami HEAT, was the guest speaker at yesterday's end-of-year celebration for Carnival's Scholarship & Mentoring Program, which matches Miami-Dade County high school students witha member of the company's management team to provide students wiht a first-hand look at the business world. The students are all former attendees of the Miami HEAT Academy, an after-school enrichment program for at-risk youth. 

Mary Kay Supports Future Communicators In Dallas-Ft. Worth


“We are not really in the cosmetics business – we are in the people business. We're in the business of helping women change their lives and helping them to know how great they really are.”  - Mary Kay Ash

At Mary Kay, we do a lot to fulfill Mary Kay Ash’s mission to enrich the lives of women around the world. Last month, this took the shape of a $2,500 scholarship in a partnership with the Hispanic Communicators DFW association to recognize the outstanding performance in the field of communications for Hispanic PR and Journalism students.

Developing Future Leaders: FedEx Diversity and Inclusion

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To meet the needs of a diverse customer base, FedEx reflects that diversity within our organization and celebrate it in the communities we serve. This video highlights the work being done by a few of the diversity-focused charitable organizations FedEx supports.

Whirlpool Foundation Announces 2015 Sons & Daughters Scholarship Winners

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June 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Each spring, the Whirlpool Foundation bestows several scholarships to the children of Whirlpool Corporation employees. A total of eighteen $24,000 Scholarships, thirteen $2,500 Honor Awards, and seven $1,000 Incentive Awards draw out the best and brightest among high school seniors across Whirlpool locations in the United States.

A Double Surprise for Scholarship Winners

Classmates Michelle Lyu and Athena Chen, of Diamond Bar High School, recently received $40,000 Edison Scholars awards.

Michelle Lyu thought it was a little weird when she ran into her father in the parking lot of Diamond Bar High School on a school day. It all became apparent later when her father and a group of people the high school senior didn’t know came into her yearbook class to present her with a $40,000 college scholarship.

Atlantic Copper, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Awards 35 Educational Scholarships Through its Foundation

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June 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Atlantic Copper, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, operates a copper smelting and refining complex in Huelva, Spain. 

The Atlantic Copper Foundation recently awarded 35 academic scholarships to help students fulfil their educational goals at the University of Huelva.

Scholarships were given to students pursuing bachelor and master's degrees in various fields, including early childhood education, engineering and environmental science.

Keeping Educational Doors Open

by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) states, “Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights. It promotes individual freedom and empowerment and yields important development benefits. Yet millions of children and adults remain deprived of educational opportunities, many as a result of poverty.”


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