NFL Star Chris Long Starts Scholarship for Charlottesville Students

Chris Long, defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles, is from Charlottesville, Virginia. For him and his wife Megan, like his hometown, it’s been a long, trying summer. “In August, we watched people fill our hometown streets with hatred and bigotry,” Long said in a press conference. “Megan and I decided to try to combat those […]

Washington University Receives $20M Gift for Scholarships

Washington University, based in St. Louis, has announced a $20 million pledge from trustee John F. McDonell. This is one of the largest single scholarship gifts in the history of the university. The pledge is to create a challenge fund in support of scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at Washington University, […]

Ab and Nancy Nicholas Donate $50 Million to UW-Madison

Businessman Albert “Ab” Nicholas and his wife Nancy Nicholas have donated $50 million to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for student scholarships. The $50 million donation is the largest student-aimed gift from individual donors in the school’s history. “By a wide margin [it’s] the largest scholarship ever—and there’s not a close second,” said UW Foundation President […]