(We apologize but at this time we cannot accept donations from Florida residents.)
On behalf of Mike Rowe and mikeroweWORKS, we’re excited to announce that the mikeroweWORKS Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America to establish the mikeroweWORKS Foundation Education Scholarship Program. The total amount to be distributed this year is $250,000. The program is set up to award individual scholarships to applicants who meet the eligibility requirements for an amount up to $2,500.
Scholarship America, the nation’s largest non-profit, private-sector scholarship and educational support organization, has distributed more than $2.7 billion to 1.8 million students across the country through various programs.
This program is for students who are enrolled in a skilled trade program at a two-year college, vocational school or approved training institute. Instructions for completing and submitting the application are provided when an option is selected.
Find the online application format and the printed PDF application form along with more information at – www.scholarshipamerica.org/mikeroweworks/
So I was in Springfield (Illinois) yesterday, and took a tour of a trade school called MTI. These guys have something like an 85% job placement rate for graduates, and I wanted to see what they were all about.
I’m glad I did.
Halfway through the tour, a group of guys approached me to say thanks. I didn’t know what they were talking about, but said “you’re welcome” anyway, because well … it’s polite. Read More...
This week’s C.R.A.P. auction will be temporarily postponed. Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time in Tornado Alley, and today my thoughts are with my many friends in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Missouri and Louisiana.
I suspect many of you feel the same. If you’re the praying kind, send a few in their direction. If you’re feeling flush, the Red Cross is doing great work on the ground.