Students go back-to-school with scholarships | Lifestyle

DuBOIS — Bridge Educational Foundation and its donors, Braskem, Marcus & Mack, Waste Management and UnitedHealthcare, are pleased to announce $38,200 in scholarships for Clearfield, Elk, and Jefferson County families.

Students attending the following schools will benefit from the tuition scholarships; DuBois Area Catholic School, DuBois Christian School, Punxsutawney Christian School, SS. Cosmos and Damian School and St. Leo School.

Pennsylvania’s landmark Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program will celebrate two decades of success next year. The public-private partnership that the EITC creates is more important than ever for families that are suffering financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. EITC tuition scholarships can help to keep students in the schools that best fit their needs and allow new families the financial help to choose the best school to fit their family’s changing needs.

The Bridge Educational Foundation has provided educational tax credit scholarships to more than 30,0000 students in 61

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Streator, Princeton students awarded science, technology, engineering scholarships

The B+B SmartWorx Scholarships for the Internet of Things were recently awarded by the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation to Alexandria Schick, of Streator, and Cole Adams, of Princeton.

The IoT Scholarship is available to two high-school graduating seniors who will pursue a career in science, technology or engineering.

The award is $1,500 per scholarship and is granted to one male recipient and one female recipient in Starved Rock Country who are enrolled in a college or university for the coming school year.

“The B+B SmartWorx Scholarships are highly sought-after and always bring the most applicants of any of our scholarships,” said Pamela Beckett, President and CEO of the Community Foundation, in a press statement. “Our Scholarship Selection Committee evaluates the applicants without identifying information, so that their selections are not prejudicial. The Committee always has a tough time selecting the winners because of the number of highly qualified and

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