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BX scholarship extended to college freshmen

A Bronx-born scholarship that has helped high school students since 1989 is now lending aid to college freshmen. The Annenberg Foundation has stepped in to give a grant to the Juanita James Foundation,

News 12 Staff

Dec 22, 2014, 12:01 AM

Updated 3,440 days ago

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BX scholarship extended to college freshmen
A Bronx-born scholarship that has helped high school students since 1989 is now lending aid to college freshmen.
The Annenberg Foundation has stepped in to give a grant to the Juanita James Foundation, allowing it to broaden the scope of eligible students. Its goal is to help high school seniors and freshmen currently enrolled in college.
The $1,000 scholarship is given to students who live in public housing and show academic excellence.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Feb. 15.


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