Category Archives: Scholarships

Texas College Pledges Full Scholarship to Child of Fallen FDNY or NYPD Officer

Joseph Stepansky  NY Daily News A Lone Star State public college has pledged a full scholarship to the child of a fallen officer or firefighter from the New York City area. The University of Texas at Austin is the first college to partner with the Silver Shield Foundation to offer the scholarship program — part […]

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Arlington Civic Federation 9/11 Scholarship Fund gets boost

Inside Nova The Arlington County Civic Federation’s 9/11 Scholarship Program, which has presented more than $300,000 in scholarships to children of Arlington public-safety personnel since 2002, recently received a donation of $10,000 from the Arlington County Police Department’s 9/11 Fund. “I can’t think of a better place to send this money,” said retired Police Capt. […]

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Jersey City native gets Robert David Peraza Annual Rugby Scholarship

Yueh Ho The Jersey Journal  Jersey City resident Eamonn Matthews always dreamed of being the star player on a collegiate team. During his childhood, he would often picture himself as the star quarterback or a stud baseball player. But in eighth grade, he gave rugby a shot and fell in love with the sport. Matthews […]

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