"This free Conference held in May of each year was developed to provide outreach into our community to a much underserved population: women who are considering a return to school who are often overlooked in traditional outreach efforts. Conference workshops provide information on topics such as overcoming fears and gaining confidence in order to reach personal and educational goals. Information on GED preparation and testing, college enrollment, financial aid, and short-term technical certificate programs as well as personal and professional development is provided.
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 17 2017 - 1:45pm
The San Antonio Housing Authority’s Education Investment Foundation (EIF) is hosting a Great San Antonio Garage Sale to support the foundation’s initiative to provide scholarships and awards to students who reside in the subsidized properties of the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs. The goal of the EIF is to help the traditionally underserved youth by promoting education and self-sufficiency to each student. In 2017, EIF awarded more than $800,000 in a college scholarships and awards for academic achievement.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 16 2017 - 9:28am
The Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas (HSS) will hold its 34th annual Harp & Shamrock Society 5K Run & Fitness Walk at Lady Bird Johnson Park, 10700 Nacogdoches Road on Saturday, March 11. The race begins to the sound of bagpipes at 8:30 a.m. and ends with Beethoven Dance Band, Guinness on tap and food—including Irish pasta and Irish “bangers” (sausage).
Written by Providencestaff on May 12 2014 - 1:21pm
Providence Catholic School Senior Linda M. McNulty was recently awarded a prestigious scholarship from the University of Texas San Antonio’s Top Scholar program. This highly competitive program, which chooses “The Best and the Brightest,” is centered around Knowledge, Leadership, and Service. Only five graduating seniors are chosen annually for this honor. The program includes a four-year scholarship of approximately $96,000 covering all tuition and fees, room and board, and a paid travel abroad experience.
Written by lcarter on Apr 1 2013 - 8:01am
During the past several years, I've had the pleasure to meet a number of passionate young people involved in nonprofit startups. The face of the next generation nonprofit leader is changing--as well it should. These nonprofit entrepreneurs are creative, collaborative, and looking to challenge the way nonprofits have been doing business. They are certain their ideas can make positive changes in our community and are working hard to make it happen.
Written by abnaz on Feb 29 2012 - 11:59am
Graduating seniors attending a Bexar County high school, planning to pursue a college degree and who are seeking financial assistance are encouraged to apply for the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. Each year, the MLK Commission awards $1,000 scholarships to area students with funds originated by a variety of charitable donors including small businesses, large corporations, non-profit organizations and individuals.
Written by saafdn on Jun 24 2011 - 9:08am
Financial Assistance Awarded to Students Seeking Higher Education in 2011-2012 School Year SAN ANTONIO, TX (2011) – The San Antonio Area Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards totaling $800,000 to almost 400 deserving students, in San Antonio, South Texas, Missouri and Florida.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 21 2011 - 1:15pm
We're collecting scholarship information from local organizations, so if you have one to share, let us know so we can add it to the list.
Written by Vanessa Zevallos on Mar 18 2010 - 8:48pm
In a brief ceremony, Jaime Martinez, chairman and founder of the César E. Chávez March for Justice, received a special proclamation by Major Julian Castro at the San Antonio City Council Chambers.Jaime Martinez was recognized for his dedication to help to keep Chávez' dream alive for future generations. He emphasized the importance of Chávez as an American hero and role model to achieve social justice and dignity for all American farm workers.