Monday, May 10, 2021


Scholarships are gifts. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits and social organizations…

“Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs” wins Cundill History Prize

Camilla Townsend receives US$75,000 – the largest reward for a work of non-fiction in English – for the first-ever history based solely on texts written by the Aztec people.

Wallace prizewinner no flash in the pan

A writer of flash fiction, extremely short stories, has won the University of Auckland’s $5000 Sir James Wallace Creative Writing Prize for the first time.

RGU wins Energy Institute competition sixth year in a row

An engineering student from Robert Gordon University (RGU), Liza van den Berg, has taken home the top prize in an annual competition held by the Energy Institute (EI).

A hand up with education: Celebrating 20 years of scholarship support

Nancy Caiger believes strongly that those who receive a helping hand in life should pay it forward, when they can.

Johns Hopkins graduate Vijay Ramasamy named Rhodes Scholar

Ramasamy, who graduated from JHU in 2018 with a degree in public health studies, led the team drafting the state of Kansas' COVID-19 reopening plan

UW–Madison senior among finalists for 2021 Rhodes Scholarship

University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Alex Plum competed this year as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and most celebrated college award for postgraduate international study.

Gebrüder Weiss USA creates scholarship to encourage diverse talent in logistics

Gebrüder Weiss USA has pledged a gift of $25,000 in total to the Rutgers University Foundation to encourage diverse talent and ease financial burdens for students studying the field of logistics.

Prestigious Fellowship for novel Brain Cancer Research

Associate Professor Charles Unsworth from the Department of Engineering Science has been awarded a Royal Society of New Zealand James Cook Research Fellowship.

Early-career biostatistics scholar from Brown wins prestigious Packard fellowship

Brown School of Public Health faculty member Lorin Crawford will receive $875,000 over five years to pursue research in statistics, genomics and applied mathematics.

$2.5 million to improve health of First Nations families

A program that is already showing unprecedented success in improving the health and employment outcomes of First Nations families has been awarded $2.5 million...
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