NEW YORK (Reuters) - Columbia University, one of the nation's Ivy League schools, has joined an effort to have restrictions removed from a decades-old scholarship offered only to white students. Full story
Born into a farming family Dr. Harold Harrison began his medical career at the former Medical College of Georgia when he was 18 years old. After Graduating, he went to Atlanta where he practiced as Vascular surgeon. His friend for more than 20 years and CEO of the MCG foundation James Osborne tells Full story
Many of the relatives of Californians killed in the Sept. 11 attacks say they never knew that millions of dollars were raised in their name for college scholarships. Now lawmakers want to give them another chance to apply for money that an Associated Press investigation and subsequent audit found wa Full story
Susan Schulz, president of New York Women in Communications, talks about the organization’s Matrix Awards, which will honor seven women who are working to change the world and award college scholarships to 18 promising young women.
American financier Stephen Schwarzman announced he is creating a $300 million scholarship program to study in China, which he hopes will rival the influence of the Rhodes Scholarship. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.
Chris Hayes reports on Louisville Cardinals’ Kevin Ware’s crippling injury at Sunday night’s NCAA tournament, and says that there’s a more pressing question at hand: if college basketball players are paid in scholarship dollars, what happens when an athlete is out of the game? And who foots the medi
Billionaire Graham Tuckwell has announced he's giving $50 million for college scholarships. CNBC's Robert Frank reports Tuckwell thinks the money would ruin his own kids.
Geno Auriemma shares details about the scholarship which will help those siblings and dependents of the victims. He also talks about the future plan for the scholarship.
Head football coach Charley Molnar from the University of Massachusetts wanted a unique way to present full 2012-2013 scholarships for two of his players, so he called in the police to help. TODAY.com’s Kyle Michael Miller reports.
Parents waiting to pick up their children, next to billboards listing the names of top American schools where alumni had won scholarships. Yucai, Shenyang, China.
Former President Nelson Mandela greets recipients of the 2008 Mandela Rhodes scholarship at his offices in Johannesburg March 4, 2008. Mandela celebrates his 90th birthday on July 18. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju
Zhang Jinhao of China performs his contemporary variation during the final of the Prix de Lausanne at the Beaulieu Theatre in Lausanne February 2, 2013.The Prix de Lausanne is an international dance competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18. Some 78 participants were selected from 250 applications
Francisco Sebastiao of Portugal performs his classical variation during the final of the Prix de Lausanne at the Beaulieu Theatre in Lausanne February 2, 2013.The Prix de Lausanne is an international dance competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18. Some 78 participants were selected from 250 appli