Scholarships Change Student Lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FB4hLXMoz0&feature=emb_title Jade Wiselogle is a first-generation college student with big dreams who doesn’t need to be convinced of the role a college education will play in achieving them. She says she chose MSU because it was the best option for her financially and she wanted to do everything in her power to go to a Big Ten school. She’s one of two…

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Project eSankofa MOOCc: A ‘Massive Open Online Community conversation’

Project eSankofa at MSU’s African American and African Studies (AAAS) launched the first Massive Open Online Community conversation (MOOCc) via Canvas Network Tuesday, August 4, 2015. (Canvas Network offers open online courses taught by educators globally and provides a place and platform where teachers, students, and institutions worldwide can connect.) A new take on the MOOC, or Massive Open Online…

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Arabic Major Brady Ryan Awarded the Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students studying in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. national security interests. MSU has produced 34 Boren award winners since 1991. This year, there were 170 awards nationwide from a pool of 750 applicants. MSU’s recipients are Austin Martin, a junior majoring in human biology in the College of…

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College of Arts & Letters Student Awarded the Beinecke Scholarship

Joshua Schnell has been nominated by Michigan State University for the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship, which pays for graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Schnell is an Honors College junior majoring in anthropology in the College of Social Science and religious studies in the College of Arts and Letters. If awarded the scholarship, he will receive $4,000 immediately…

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CAL Student Awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Two Michigan State University undergraduate researchers studying STEM-related fields have been awarded the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The scholars are Rebecca Carlson, an Honors College sophomore majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering and Chinese in the College of Arts and Letters, and Megan Kechner, an Honors College junior majoring in neuroscience in Lyman Briggs College…

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