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Scotiabank and Mitacs Launch the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund

Press Release

TORONTO,  January 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced the launch of the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund in collaboration with Mitacs, a Canadian not-for-profit organization that operates research and training programs in partnership with academia, private industry and government.

Over the next three years, the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund will aim to increase the understanding of the factors that drive economic resilience in communities across Canada by underwriting graduate, doctorate, and post-doctorate research internships for students.

Truist Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant for Transportation Center at Trident Tech

Press Release

CHARLESTON, SC, January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Truist Foundation has awarded the Trident Technical College Foundation a $1 million grant to support the college’s effort to create the Truist Transportation and Logistics Center on the college’s Berkeley Campus in Moncks Corner.

Scotiabank Makes 10-year, $500m Commitment to Foster Economic Resilience Among Disadvantaged Groups

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The pandemic’s uneven economic toll has highlighted the need to remove barriers that persist for some groups while increasing opportunities for all to participate in, and strengthen, the economy going forward.

With the goal of fostering economic inclusion and resiliency among disadvantaged groups, Scotiabank has launched ScotiaRISE, a 10-year initiative with a $500-million commitment. 

Scholar Finds Common Purpose at FedEx

Blog

FedEx is a proud supporter of seven diverse scholarship organizations focused on increased access to higher educational opportunities and leadership development. For the last four years, FedEx has supported the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) through direct scholarships and the Fund’s annual Leadership Institute to help increase the pipeline of diverse talent for internships and employment.

Helping Students Build STEM Dreams with No Cost Digital Resources

Mark Case, Science Teacher at Southern Guilford High Schools
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Astronaut and physicist Sally Ride famously said: “If you can see it, you can be it.” This now common phrase has special truth in education. Wherever students are learning, seeing people like them represented – especially in ever-growing fields like STEM – helps build their confidence that they too can do anything.

Techpro²: The Project Is Growing and Becoming Ever More Sustainable

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The TechPro² initiative – supported by CNH Industrial and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in collaboration with the Salesian Society’s initiatives from around the world – is inaugurating a new course in Fossano, north western Italy, dedicated to training on IVECO natural gas vehicles.

The National Merit® ON Semiconductor Scholarship Program Invests in the Future

by Lana Hall, senior program manager of corporate social responsibility
Blog

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.

Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch 'Equity in Education Initiative'

Press Release

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.

Subaru of America, Inc. Fosters Futures in Automotive With Scholarship for Camden Students, in Partnership With Rainbow PUSH

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
Press Release

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.

Hormel Foods Announces Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship supports students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or foodservice management
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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).

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