PULLMAN, Wash. – High school students, especially seniors, are invited to learn about the Gates Millennium Scholars Program for college funding, including application help, at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Lighty Student Services 260 at Washington State University.
The program selects 1,000 students annually to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any U.S. college or university.
To be eligible, students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; have a minimum 3.3 GPA; and meet federal Pell grant income and other eligibility.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University students are among approximately 800 undergraduates nationwide awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this fall.
About 20 percent of applicants are successful, and supporting essays are particularly important to the application, said Sarah Ann Hones, director of the distinguished scholarship program at WSU. More than 30 WSU students since 2006 have received the scholarship.
More information regarding the Gilman, or applying for distinguished scholarships and other prestigious awards, can be found online at http://DistinguishedScholarships.wsu.edu.
The recipients are:
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SEATTLE – On April 10, Seattle Mariners fans can enjoy both discounted ticket prices at Safeco Field and a chance to support students in Washington State University’s Masters in Teaching program.
That Sunday, when the Mariners play the Cleveland Indians, a portion of game proceeds will benefit The Martinez Foundation. The charity provides scholarships to future teachers of color. Discounted seating can be purchased online at http://Mariners.com/Martinez.
Game time is 1:10 p.m. Because it will also be Salute to Kids Day, fans 14 and younger will receive an Ichiro T-shirt.
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PULLMAN – When the first irrigation water from the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project flowed through the sage brush of Quincy, Keith F. Kirkbride was there launching a program at the high school to educate the area’s future farmers.
Now, Kirkbride’s sons, Frank and Charlie Kirkbride, are launching a scholarship program at WSU to honor the late vocational agriculture education teacher. The Keith F. Kirkbride Vocational Agriculture Education Endowed Scholarship will go to one or more WSU students seeking a career in vocational ag education or with demonstrated leadership capacity and capabilities in vocational ag education.
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VANCOUVER – Students and faculty will showcase their research, scholarship and artwork at the sixth annual Research Showcase at WSU Vancouver. The event will be held from 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. This event is free and open to the public.
More than 65 posters and exhibits of faculty and student research projects, digital artwork and scholarly publications will be on display throughout the day. The showcase will also feature a noon lecture by business faculty member Tom Tripp, an awards ceremony and reception from 4 – 5 p.m. and oral presentations from 5 – 7 p.m.
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