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Betsy Combier

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The E-Accountability Foundation announces the

'A for Accountability' Award

to those who are willing to whistleblow unjust, misleading, or false actions and claims of the politico-educational complex in order to bring about educational reform in favor of children of all races, intellectual ability and economic status. They ask questions that need to be asked, such as "where is the money?" and "Why does it have to be this way?" and they never give up. These people have withstood adversity and have held those who seem not to believe in honesty, integrity and compassion accountable for their actions. The winners of our "A" work to expose wrong-doing not for themselves, but for others - total strangers - for the "Greater Good"of the community and, by their actions, exemplify courage and self-less passion. They are parent advocates. We salute you.

Winners of the "A":

Johnnie Mae Allen
David Possner
Dee Alpert
Aaron Carr
Harris Lirtzman
Hipolito Colon
Jim Calantjis
Larry Fisher
The Giraffe Project and Giraffe Heroes' Program
Jimmy Kilpatrick and George Scott
Zach Kopplin
Matthew LaClair
Wangari Maathai
Erich Martel
Steve Orel, in memoriam, Interversity, and The World of Opportunity
Marla Ruzicka, in Memoriam
Nancy Swan
Bob Witanek
Peyton Wolcott
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Scholarship America® Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Dream Award Scholarships
In its sixth year, the Dream Award is Scholarship America's unique renewable scholarship program for students with financial need who have overcome barriers and successfully started their college education. Awards are made to students from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school; the scholarships are both renewable and increase in amount each year. In the last five years, Scholarship America has awarded over $1 million to 54 students, with scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 based on financial need.
          
Scholarship America® Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Dream Award Scholarships

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholarship America, the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, is accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship America Dream Award now through Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.

In its sixth year, the Dream Award is Scholarship America's unique renewable scholarship program for students with financial need who have overcome barriers and successfully started their college education. Awards are made to students from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school; the scholarships are both renewable and increase in amount each year. In the last five years, Scholarship America has awarded over $1 million to 54 students, with scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 based on financial need.

Eligible students can apply by visiting https://scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward. Applications close on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.

Dr. Martha Kanter, Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign and a Senior Fellow, Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy at New York University, chairs Scholarship America's Dream Award Selection Committee comprised of respected business and educational leaders along with Scholarship America's President and CEO, Robert C. Ballard. The 2019 Scholarship America Dream Award recipients will be announced in February and celebrated at the May 15, 2019 Dreams to Success National Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C.

"I am so grateful to be a 2018 Dream Award scholar. I never thought I'd be able to reach my dreams," says Jamisen Moore, who is studying biological anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. "To know someone outside of my family believes in me…means more than the universe to me. I won't let you down!"

"I am very proud and appreciative to have been selected to receive a Scholarship America Dream Award," wrote Jacoby Barry, also a 2018 Dream Award recipient studying computer engineering major at Mercer University. "Thank you for investing in my dream, education and future."

Fundraising to support Scholarship America's Dream Award was spurred by an initial donation of $350,000 from Katie Couric in 2011. More information can be found on https://scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward.

About Scholarship America

Scholarship America focuses on ensuring ALL students have the opportunity to succeed in their pursuit of higher education. That mission has stayed the same since the organization's start in 1958, when 24 students shared $4,000 in scholarships. Since then, Scholarship America has built programs that have distributed over $4 billion and helped more than 2.4 million students as the go-to source for scholarships, emergency aid, mentoring, coaching, financial literacy and more. More information is available at scholarshipamerica.org or by following @scholamerica.

Contact: Pam Carlson
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SOURCE Scholarship America

Who We Are
Scholarship America is a nonprofit with a mission to mobilize America through scholarships and other educational support to make postsecondary success possible for all. We are working to engage the private sector in programs and policies that advance equity in postsecondary education, helping more students overcome barriers to access, persistence and attainment.

In 1958, an optometrist in Fall River, Mass., had a simple but profound idea—if everyone in his community gave just a dollar to an educational fund, it would be enough to help nearly every student in the community attend college. Dr. Irving Fradkin called his plan “Dollars for Scholars,” and it has expanded into what today is the nation’s largest nonprofit, private sector scholarship and educational support organization—Scholarship America.

Scholarship America works directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses and communities to help students fulfill their college dreams. Since it was founded in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4 billion to more than 2.4 million students under the guidance of its nonprofit mission “to mobilize America through scholarships and other educational support to make postsecondary success possible for all.” Scholarship America helps students complete their educational goals by partnering with others to design, manage and deliver the best private scholarship and education support programs in the country.

Our scholarship management services give you more than just a form.
Company-sponsored education assistance programs can help bring higher education to students around the world. But implementing a program on your own can be difficult.

Scholarship America provides trusted expertise, proven program impact, and a 98% service satisfaction rate to more than 1,000 partner providers (who offer more than 1,300 programs). Our partners include organizations of all sizes: more than 100 Fortune 500 companies, as well as foundations, associations, non-profits and individuals.

Scholarship America designs custom education assistance, scholarship and tuition assistance programs that:

Meet employee recruitment and retention objectives
Create a skilled workforce pipeline
Align consumer-facing CSR goals or philanthropic objectives
Every step of the way -- from program design to customer service to disbursement -- you can rely on our decades of experience and expertise. We invite you to learn more about starting a scholarship fund, outsourcing your scholarship management and establishing a tuition assistance program.

Ready to dive deeper? Get in touch with one of our education assistance experts to learn more.

Have an idea for a different kind of partnership? In addition to our education assistance programs, Scholarship America works with companies on a wide array of unique partnerships. If your company is interested in creating a cause-marketing connection, a policy partnership or a wide-ranging education solution in your community, we’d love to work together.

 
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