Universities give this type of award to top-notch athletes to recruit them for their sports teams.
Students benefit from this financial support but have to pay with balancing their rigorous training schedule with studies.
In the media, working class immigrant women are often depicted uneducated, conniving and inarticulate.
My life, however, as an SFSU graduate student and as a working class immigrant Pilipina American who has supported herself since age 18—speak of a different experience.
But you’d better apply if you meet the requirements because any finance you get now will decrease your college costs in the long term.
A computer or a smartphone and Wi-Fi are the tools for looking up a scholarship for your educational goals.The award was created to increase the educational opportunities for female students.It is sponsored by organizations that would like to see more women in male-dominated fields, such as science, business or politics.Watching both my parents slave over 12 hour working days, seven days a week in menial labor jobs just to make rent for a one bedroom apartment was my reality as a child.My parents’ work ethic and daily struggles continue to serve as an inspiration for me to strive for a relevant and meaningful education and profession—and to be the first in my family to receive a graduate degree.This college scholarship is designed to support students from various minority backgrounds.A candidate needn’t be a first-generation immigrant, just a member of African American, Pacific Islander, Native American, Hispanic, Asian, or any other minority group.I’d recommend that you take your time and explore these databases.Get to know what's out there before starting a more focused search.At SFSU, I have been able to coordinate programming and curriculum displays for the staff, students and faculty of the College of Education.I am also a part of the committee for the Asian Diaspora Pre-conference for the upcoming national Adult Education Research Conference (AERC) at SFSU in early June.