Parents Of Slain Teen Find Meaning In Raising Scholarship MoneyJohn and Brenda O’Laughlin have raised $148,000 to fund 18 four-year scholarships, in honor of their daughter, Kelli. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
City Colleges Offer Free Ride To CPS Graduates With High GPAThe Chicago STAR Scholarship, which stands for Students Taking Academic Responsibility, would be offered to CPS graduates with a grade point average of at least 3.0, and who place into college-level math and English programs, and enroll in one of the various so-called “pathways” at any of the seven City Colleges of Chicago.
Some DCFS Wards Get A Leg Up On Their Futures With ScholarshipsThe latest recipients for the four-year college scholarships were selected from 300 applicants across the state.
Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design ScholarshipsThe Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford's contributions to the automaker's design legacy.
NIU Marks Anniversary Of Shootings With Bell RingingThe campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.
Law Professor Offers Scholarship To Not Attend Law SchoolAttorney Matthew Willens said law school still attracts many of the brightest minds, but the jobs simply don't exist.
BGA Launches Petition To End Legislative ScholarshipsThe Better Government Association has set up an online petition to eliminate the state's legislative scholarship program, with state Rep. Robert Rita (D-Blue Island) now accused of granting a scholarship to a political ally's daughter.