In the Audience: Scholarship Sharing


♪ [APPLAUSE] WE HAVE BEEN TALKING ABOUT HBCUS ALL THIS WEEK ON THE HAMPTON ROADS SHOW, WHICH MAY HAVE YOU THINKING ABOUT HIGHER EDUCATION FOR YOURSELF, OR YOUR STUDENTS. WE HAVE A UNIQUE EVENT DESIGNED TO HELP STUDENTS, AND HAVE THE FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF SCHOLARSHIP SHARING. THIS WEEKEND IS THEIR ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AT COLLEGE FAIR. WELCOME, THE RAIN. THANKS. TELL ME ABOUT THE NONPROFIT. WOULD HELP STUDENTS FIND NON-SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE. WE EDUCATE STUDENTS ABOUT WHAT IS OUT THERE TO PAY FOR THEIR EDUCATION AS OPPOSED TO STUDENT LOANS. WE HAVE PROGRAMS SUCH AS A SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE, PRESENTATIONS AT SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS ACROSS THE STATE, AND WE ALSO HOST A COLLEGE FAIR EVERY YEAR, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH OUR OWN FOUNDATION. HOST: TALK ABOUT THE EVENT THIS WEEKEND. THIS WEEKEND HAVE A COLLEGE FAIR 65 COLLEGES PARTICIPATING, MAYBE ALL OF THEM — MANY OF THEM WAVING APPLICATION FEES AND GIVING SCHOLARSHIPS RIGHT THEN AND THERE ARE THE EVENT. WE WILL ALSO HAVE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATIONS THAT WILL HAVE RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS FOR ANY COLLEGE OF THEIR CHOICE INCLUDING FOR STUDENTS ALREADY IN COLLEGE,. THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR FAMILIES. . WE RECOMMEND STUDENTS REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE AT SCHOLARSHIPSHARING.ORG, SO THEY DON’T HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE AT THE EVENT. IS A VERY BIG EVENT, OVER 4000 STUDENTS WHO COME PER YEAR. HOST: AND IT IS NOT JUST FOR HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS, IT IS FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY IN COLLEGE. WHY IS THAT SO IMPORTANT, THAT THEY COME TO THE EVENT. STUDENTS ALREADY IN COLLEGE MAY THINK IT IS TOO LATE TO GET FUNDING FOR SCHOOL, BUT IT IS NOT, THERE ARE SCHOLARSHIPS ALL THE WAY AVAILABLE FOR MASTERS EDUCATION AND EVEN PHD. IS SPONSORED BY LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND BUSINESSES. THERE WILL BE. ORGANIZATIONS HELPING STUDENTS GET PREPARED FOR COLLEGE, IF THEY DON’T KNOW WHERE TO GO YET. A LOT OF GREAT ORGANIZATIONS LIKE YOYM FOR EXAMPLE, AND OTHER GREAT GROUPS WILL BE HELPING STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT HOW TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE, HOW TO FIND THEIR EDUCATION, AND GET CONNECTED TO RESOURCES THEY MAY NOT KNOW ALREADY ABOUT. HOST: WONDERFUL. AND WHAT KIND OF SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE? GUEST: A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING. WHETHER YOU ARE A WOMAN, A SPECIFIC DEGREE FIELD, MAY BE A S.T.E.M. FIELD, OR THINKING ABOUT A CAREER PATH THAT IS NONTRADITIONAL, MAY BE A TECHNICAL OR VOCATIONAL SCHOOL, THERE ARE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THAT, TOO. THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES, ADULTS THINKING OF GOING BACK TO SCHOOL, OR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS THINKING OF COLLEGE WAY IN ADVANCE. COMING IN ATTENDING THESE SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATIONS, THEY WILL BE HAPPENING TWICE DURING THE EVENT AND HE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO FIND ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIPS. ALL THESE RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT FROM 12:00 TO 4:00 P.M. ON SATURDAY. HOST: THANK YOU SO MUCH. . HOST:WISH I HAD THIS ONE KNOWS IN COLLEGE. GUEST: EVERYONE SAYS THAT. GUEST:! [LAUGHTER] HOST: MAKE SURE YOU COME TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FAIR SATURDAY,

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