St. Vincent seniors earn nearly $900,000 in scholarships

St. Vincent seniors earn nearly $900,000 in scholarships

For the Republic-Monitor On Friday, the students and faculty of St. Vincent High School gathered in the gymnasium to celebrate the achievements of the senior class by presenting them with awards. Each senior stood up one at a time while a short speech was given about each student’s experience at the school. The awards are as follows by graduate names: Samuel Timothy Baer – A+ Scholarship, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4282 Scholarship, Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship, Elks Student of the Month Scholarship Jamie Estelle Best – Maryville University Barat…

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Online classes to launch at St. Clair County high schools

Online classes to launch at St. Clair County high schools

St. Clair County’s seven school districts are collaborating with St. Clair County RESA and Michigan Virtual School to offer online classes to local high school students next fall through the LearnON program. LearnON is designed to be St. Clair County’s portal to online learning, said Kevin Miller, RESA’s administrative services director. The classes will be taught by local teachers and administered by local educators. “LearnON is partnering with Michigan Virtual School to give our students a better way to access online classes,” Miller said. “Most classes will be facilitated by…

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Aadhaar seeding for scholarship: Mobile hitch hits SC, ST students in rural areas

Aadhaar seeding for scholarship: Mobile hitch hits SC, ST students in rural areas

Thousands of students belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are worried about losing scholarship this year as they have not been able to give consent for Aadhaar seeding before the February 15-deadline as demanded by the Social Welfare Department to implement direct benefit transfer. The issue is that many of the rural students did not have a mobile phone, which is mandatory to complete the process of seeding, during enrolment for Aadhaar or still do not have one. The students eligible for scholarship have to give consent for…

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ABVP demands increase in ST student scholarships

ABVP demands increase in ST student scholarships

Jamshedpur: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Wednesday demanded that scholarships of Schedule Tribe students should be hiked based on the prevailing inflation of the country. There was hardly five per cent increase in the scholarship amount compared to the increasing inflation, said Praful Akant, in-charge of All India Tribal Students of ABVP, who was in the steel city in connection with the national conference of the two-day Schedule Tribal Professional students to be held here from February 23. He said the government had enhanced the scholarship amount from…

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Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

New Delhi: To help ST students avail professional education, the Centre on Thursday decided to increase the total family income ceiling under its scholarship scheme from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 4.50 lakh per annum from this fiscal. The decision was approved by the Union Cabinet today. The central sector scholarship scheme of `top class education for ST students` had come into effect from 2007-08 for providing adequate financial support to ST students for pursuing education in selected premier institutions of the country. “The enhancement of the ceiling of the…

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Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

New Delhi: To help ST students avail professional education, the Centre on Thursday decided to increase the total family income ceiling under its scholarship scheme from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 4.50 lakh per annum from this fiscal. The decision was approved by the Union Cabinet today. The central sector scholarship scheme of `top class education for ST students` had come into effect from 2007-08 for providing adequate financial support to ST students for pursuing education in selected premier institutions of the country. “The enhancement of the ceiling of the…

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