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Scholarships

Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Calif. Gubernatorial GOP Candidate Kashkari Releases Education Policy Overview

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday proposed scrapping California’s complex education code, sending state money directly to individual schools rather than their districts, and offering state-funded scholarships to certain college students in exchange for a share of their future earnings.

04/22/2014

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

College Solution Book Cover

‘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