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Gates Foundation Offers Full Rides To 44 CPS Students

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with five of the grateful scholarship recipients.


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Accountant: Union Status Could Be ‘Hornets’ Nest’ For Northwestern Players

With the National Labor Relations Board’s regional director in Chicago deciding Northwestern University football players qualify as employees of the university comes the question of whether they’d have to pay taxes on their scholarships.


Artistic rendering of a new "global hub" for the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston. (Credit: Northwestern)

Northwestern Announces $3.75 Billion Fundraising Effort

The private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.


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Slain Teen’s Mom Providing Scholarships In Son’s Memory

The mother of a slain Evanston high school student is honoring his memory, by providing scholarships to two teens who walk the path her son would have traveled had he survived a shooting in 2012.


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Melrose Park Seniors Get $11.5M In Scholarship, Grant Offers

The 93 students in the 2012 graduating class of Walther Lutheran High School are sorting through grant and scholarship offers — $11.5 million of them.

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Veteran Timothy Lindgren is grateful for a scholarship program that is helping his wife complete her education. (CBS)

Scholarships Help Families Of Injured Vets Get College Degrees

On this Veteran’s Day, many who served are thankful for the benefits of the GI Bill. However, for the families of those disabled while in service, there are significant financial challenges to overcome.



Illinois Bill Would Create Scholarship For Immigrants

Illinois lawmakers are considering a college scholarship program for the children of immigrants, including people in the country illegally.