When faced with certain death, Anna 's quick thinking and wits not only saved her life but also gave life to her child. In the story, "The Leap," Anna shows the concept of "grace under pressure." A concept described by Ernest Hemingway which means someone is being able to react quickly and calmly while in times of stress. Anna was once a trapeze artist who would perform with her husband with the both of them blindfolded. One day during an act, an accident occurred which killed her husband and nearly killed her and her fetus. Even being under so many troubles, Anna managed to get back on her feet and started a new family.
Once I got to High School joined a program at my school called Upward Bound Which is a college readiness program at my school. I attend South St.Paul Secondary where my teachers had recommended me to sign up for Upward Bound which is run by Trio. The trio is a program that is funded by the government to help children get prepared for college and all of the information they will
Being such an active member, and juggling school along with a part time job at Pizza Hut, I was fortunate enough to get two scholarships from the FFA Alumni Association. These accomplishments and the money awarded are helping me pay for the books I’m using in college today. My hard work as an FFA member and officer had definitely paid
Resources that are offered to support my studies are scholarships. For example, NATA offers, “the number of scholarships varies annually (from 50 to 75), with the amount of the award currently $2,300 per scholarship” (Resources). CATS offer, “Seven scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000 for one academic year are awarded to qualifying applicants enrolled full-time at a college or university for the upcoming year” (CATS Family Scholarships). The fees to become a student member of NATA that has BOC certificate is $119 and $85 for students without a BOC certificate. To be a member of the CATS costs $25 per year for athletic trainers.
The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation - " From Matriculation to Graduation!" The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Our team consists of experienced educators that have over 30 years of experience helping minority students graduate from high school and get into college. We have teamed up to form a foundation that's dedicated to building cohorts of 5 College Ready Scholars and placing them on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
In conclusion, Although, Excelsior Scholarship is a pioneering program that generate attention throughout the country: many students will not be able to take advantage of it because of all the restrictions. Students must live in New York, Study in New and York Work in New York. Most of the students who need help will still be left out, including me. My situation would not allow me to complete studies in the time allotted, to complete fixed amount of credits, or to live in New York for two to four years.
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be an Occupational Therapist. I always want to do things to help others in any way I can. Personally I have witnessed what this occupation can do to change the lives of others. To reach my goal, I realize I must pursue a six year college education which will begin with the fall 2017 semester. I am very excited about my future and I feel as if your scholarship will help me reach my goal.
My second reasoning for changing the funding and time a person can use it is to make it more beneficial to those who have it. Obviously, the program isn’t for everyone and was meant for only the ones that needed the extra incentive and help for college. By limiting the amount of people using it to lower incomes and increasing the amount given has been shown to not only increase graduation rate but enrollment rates as well. Along with this putting a cap on it after four years is better in many ways. First this allows it to be able to more of an incentive to graduate on time for any given program. Also this allows for more money to be available to more of the students with the grant. However some research has shown this might decrease the amount
As a student of the DuBois Area High School, I think I have the motivation and academic accomplishments needed to receive the Big 33 Scholarship. My family is also in a tight budget so they can provide for my sister and me. My father currently works at DuBois Logistics as a laborer while my mother works at a Sheetz as a salesperson. I also work at a Sheetz in order to save money for college in the future and any other financial needs. As a student, I participate in many clubs and extracirricular activities to promote myself as a positive leader or influence to others.
By holding a three-day event, the committee members promoted the benefits of completing community college. We planned for this event for approximately two months and executed it in three days. The result was that more than 2,500 students pledged to complete college at the end of this event. Consequently, our membership rose by approximately 40%. All these accomplishments were significant achievements for our chapter as a whole and had a great impact on me.
While education can open doors to your life, having the initiative to be successful is what really counts. I am determined and I have the desire to study Business but am lacking the financial support needed to achieve my goal. The Plant City Lions Club Scholarship would help me by giving me an opportunity to pursue my dream career. My desire is to be able to study in order to work and give back to my parents who have helped me accomplish graduating from Plant City High School with honors and with a weighted GPA of 4.7321.Receiving financial support will allow me to make a difference in the challenging world of Business. My parents have always supported me in everything, but unfortunately they cannot afford my college tuition.
At the Smithfield Court Community Center on Sept. 30 the Smithfield Court/ Elyton Walk club acknowledged Miles College senior social work major Tiffany Taylor who was presented a $5,802 scholarship from the Housing Authority Birmingham District. Taylor decided at an early age that she wanted to further her education. She has seen many people from her neighborhood lose their lives from being in the streets and didn 't want to be another statistic. Miles College was her first choice because it is a Historically Black College and University. " To further my education at a HBCU means that I am receiving the best education by teachers who look just like me.