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Scholarships

Quarterback Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats follows wide receiver Cameron Dickerson #19 of the Northwestern Wildcats during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 2, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

NCAA On College Athletes’ Hopes To Unionize: ‘Student-Athletes Are Not Employees’

Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern’s quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday to form the first labor union for college athletes — the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be paid.

01/28/2014

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Academic Program Helps College Students Succeed Through Introducing Posses

A nationwide program has partnered with top-rated universities to help students achieve collegiate success through social enhancement.

10/08/2013

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Entertainment Mogul David Geffen Gifts $100M To UCLA Medical School For Scholarships

Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $100 million for full-ride scholarships for 33 medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles.

12/13/2012

Penn State v Alabama

NCAA Fines Penn State $60M, Wins Vacated From ’98-11 In Sandusky Scandal

The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno’s victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2012

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‘College Solution’ Author Offers Advice, Financial Aid Tips

With student debt reaching the $1 trillion mark, it’s no wonder why there’s growing concern about tuition costs at higher education institutions.

05/19/2012

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Peter Falk Estate Gives $3M To UCLA For Scholarships

The estate of actor Peter Falk has donated $3 million to UCLA to fund scholarships for students studying music, have disabilities or are military veterans.

02/21/2012

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Tips To Tracking Down College Scholarships

If your high school senior is college-bound this coming fall you have nine months to figure out how to pay for it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2012

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Teen Chefs Whisk Their Way Toward Scholarships

Competitors on “Top Chef” and “The Next Food Network Star” battle for fame and prizes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2011