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Parsons’ UB gift to let community college transfers finish for free

University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke will be honored with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Oct. 4 at the 10th annual Wavemaker Awards. (File photo)

A gift to the University of Baltimore from billionaire alumnus Bob Parsons will allow community college students and military veterans to finish their degree for free, the university announced Monday. Parsons’s $5 million gift over five years will bridge the ...

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Hogan announces education-related initiatives, including early graduation gift

ANNAPOLIS – A tax credit for donations to public and private schools, and a scholarship for graduating early are among several education initiatives announced Wednesday by Gov. Larry Hogan. The Maryland Education Tax Credit, which would provide a tax credit ...

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Engineering scholarships to be awarded by Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corp. has set a deadline of March 31 to receive applications for the 11th annual Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide $240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland this year to promising high school seniors interested in studying engineering.

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Weinberg Foundation aids Baltimore Jewish day schools

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation of Baltimore, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, on Friday announced a $5 million commitment over five years to support scholarship needs at 10 Jewish day schools in Baltimore that ...

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PNC Foundation gives $250K to Mount St. Mary’s

EMMITSBURG — The charitable arm of PNC Financial Services Group says it’s pledging a quarter-million dollars to support economics education at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg. The Catholic school announced the gift Thursday from the Pittsburgh-based PNC Foundation. It ...

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