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||Locals among newest
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Point Foundation ( Point ) announced that it is awarding scholarships to 23 students, according to PR Newswire. Two of the awardeesBridgette Davis and A.J. Singletaryhave local connections.
Davis, from Eldridge, Iowa, will attend the University of Chicago School of Social Administration, where she will get her master's in social work. Singletary, who is from Mountain Home, Arkansas, is a candidate for a J.D./M.B.A. at Northwestern University School of Law/Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
The new scholarship recipients bring Point's total to 80 full-time students who will receive financial assistance and programmatic support from Point during the 2014-15 academic year. Point is the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students, many of whom have faced obstacles such as bullying and financial hardship.
Point Scholars and Point Alumni will meet July 24-27 in Boston for Point's annual Scholar & Alumni Leadership Conference. Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete in professional sports, will receive the Point Leadership Award at the July 25 Leadership Dinner.
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