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February 15, 2006 - Seattle University benefits from anonymous donation to law school’s Alternative Admission ProgramAn anonymous donor has raised the scholarship endowment for students admitted to Seattle University School of Law’s Alternative Admission Program to $3.5 million with a recent gift of $1 million, as well as $60,000 for current scholarships.
Students who don’t meet standard admission requirements of the law school may gain admission through the Alternative Admission Program. They must attend an intensive seven-week summer program focusing on legal writing and study skills as well as a traditional Criminal Law course. The endowment provides scholarships ranging from $2,000 - 5,000 to about 40 percent of all students in the program.
February 15, 2006 - Knoxville College, Making College AffordableKnoxville College, in east Tennessee, through its Work Program, College subsidies and various financial assistance programs, has reduced its tuition from $5,000 to $1,400 per student including room, board, and books. Students need $600 for the enrollment deposit, and $800 can be paid in four monthly installments of $200 each. The program is funded by corporate sponsors and guarantees a college education where students graduate debt free.
Navy League Foundation 2006 ScholarshipThe Navy League Foundation awards 22 four-year, $10,000 scholarships. The Foundation also administers several one-year scholarships on behalf of other military and civilian foundations.Applicants must be a dependent or direct descendant of an active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged member of the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, U.S. Flag Merchant Marine, Marine Corps or U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. The deadline for applications is 5:00PM on March 1. Other eligibility requirements can be found at http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship/. Applications can be downloaded at http://www.navyleague.org/scholarship/scholarship_application.pdf.