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52-year-old Professor Sandeep Desai is a familiar face on Mumbai's local trains. He goes around begging on the crowded local trains to raise funds for running English medium schools for underprivileged children in rural Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Desai has been doing this for more than two years and has raised more than 1crore rupees that is used to run four schools. And the fifth school in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra is set to open next month. All this has been done because of the commuters who donate generously every time Professor Desai boards their compartment. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards. Amo...
See where Latino students and families are getting help with applications, financial aid, tuition and other college hurdles. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides a host of resources online and through workshops like College Camp. More info at: http://hsf.net/en/sponsors/wells-fargo/ And Watch more stories on Wells Fargo Stories: www.wellsfargo.com/stories
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The Eberhardt School of Business offers a two-term class for MBA and undergraduate business students called the Eberhardt Student Investment Fund (SIF). Students are selected through a formal application process and have the ability to manage million dollar investments. http://go.pacific.edu/sif
NUS Students' Green Fund is a £5 million grant from HEFCE, supporting 25 transformative sustainability projects in students' unions across England. This video profiles just three of the projects - only a few weeks after their launch. www.studentsgreenfund.org.uk
The Student Emergency Fund provides monetary support to students facing urgent financial crises or emergencies. The fund depends on your donations to meet the growing needs of our student population. Learn more about the Student Emergency Fund: http://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/emergency/studentemergencyfund.php
When you think of a hedge fund manager, oftentimes you think of an older man in dapper clothing. These first years are changing the status quo. Iowa State first-year Matt Tjaden and Drake first-year Zack Krawiec are two students that are part of a new investment company featuring eleven freshman in college. The men are part of a group that was founded by a high school buddy, Jacob Phillips, who wanted to start his own investment company. Phillips reached out to his high school friends, who brought in their friends from college. The hedge fund is called Cicero, and the students are looking to learn a little bit more about finance during the process. “I thought it would be A, lots of good experience for me because I’m studying finance. And, B, a real opportunity to make some m...
Dr. Larry Jacobs from the Georgia Tech School of Civil and Environmental Engineering talks about the opportunities available to students to study abroad thanks to the generosity of the Mundy family. Visit the following link for more details: http://ce.gatech.edu/academics/mundy
Life-changing, incredible and "the best news ever" were just some of the reactions of De Montfort University students who have been helped by this year's VC Fund. The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship Fund saw 115 students share in a £55,000 fund supported by businesses, alumni, lecturers, staff and the VC himself Professor Dominic Shellard. Money is given to students who apply for help with study materials, transport or financial support to help them at DMU. Judges chose 40 to receive £1,000 while 75 were given £200 funding. Follow DMU on: Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/dmuleicester Twitter - http://twitter.com/dmuleicester YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/DeMontfortUniversity Web: http://www.dmu.ac.uk
CW55's Katrice Nolan reports.