Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to send Dreamers to college
13 January, 2018, 16:38 | Author: Regina Silva
The Dream.US is the largest scholarship for Dreamers, partnering with 70 low-priced colleges and providing $33,000 per student to cover the cost of higher education.
The announcement comes at a time of uncertainty for DACA recipients, who are not eligible for federal financial aid, most state aid, and who often express uncertainty about their ability to afford college.
"Our students are highly motivated and determined to succeed in college and in life".
Currently, "2,850 students are enrolled in college under the programme", the fund said in a statement on Friday. "But our scholars are thriving academically". Still, 94 percent of those receiving scholarships return to college after their first year, greater than the national average of 72 percent.
The program is less than four years old so there are no graduation rates yet. We would invite anyone who questions the value of Dreamers to please come meet some of our students. The Obama-era provided temporary legal protection to around 700,000 dreamers that were living in the United States.
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TheDream.US is a project of the New Venture Fund (NVF), which in 2015 reported $318 million in total revenue, including $315 million in contributions. The donation, the group said Friday, will extend scholarships to an additional 1,000 students. They are unable to receive state aid in 44 states. It's the privilege of those who are part of this program to help them over the obstacles.
Left to right: Steve Poore, Christina Poore, Mike Bezos, Jackie Bezos, Jeff Bezos, and MacKenzie Bezos at the opening of the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic.
"Whenever you have organizations like that behind you, that is a stamp of approval", Marshall said. "Jeff and MacKenzie's gift will make this path a reality for a thousand students and create hundreds of stronger and more prosperous communities across our country in the process". Bezos bought the newspaper in 2013. MacKenzie is an author of two novels.
In the post, Joseph wrote "I want these children to be able to see that people who look like them can be superheroes, royalty, and more".
Personalities such as Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, Bill and Melinda Gates, and Pierre and Pam Omidyar are just some of the notable benefactors.
The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 3,490 ($47.33) per share, with a total value of £909,703.40 ($1,233,663.41). Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc decreased Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) stake by 25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.
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