Education

Congressman David Scott to Honor Students at 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition

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On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Congressman David Scott will honor student participants and the top winner of his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition. WHO: Congressman David Scott; the Douglas County Board of Commissioners; Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville; community members; and high school students from Alexander, Arlington Christian, Charles Drew, Douglas County, Dutchtown, Eagles Landing... Read more »

Congressman David Scott invites students to participate in 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition

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Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his 15th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, for Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. High school students who reside in or attend a public, private or home school in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition. The Congressional Art Competition was created in 1982 as a way t... Read more »

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships

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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship Established in the year 2000 in honor of the late Curtis Mayfield, this scholarship was developed to ensure that students pursuing performing arts careers receive financial assistance to achieve their goals. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship applications and requirements ... Read more »

Rep. David Scott joins Reps. Hultgreen and Messer to Reintroduce Transparency in Student Lending Act

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U.S. Representatives David Scott (D-GA-13), Randy Hultgren (R-IL-14), and Luke Messer (R-IN-6) have reintroduced legislation to improve the information provided about federal student loans to students and families by requiring the annual percentage rate (APR) to be disclosed. The APR helps borrowers understand the true cost of a loan so they can make good financial decisions. Current law mandates ... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Celebrates Women's History Month

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"In celebrating Women’s History Month, we should not only look back on the inspiring past, but understand the present, and work towards a better future for women. The women’s suffrage movement took form in 1848 with the organization of a convention in Seneca Falls, New York by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Later Susan B. Anthony would join in to help increase public awareness and parti... Read more »

Black History Month Spotlight: George Washington Carver and HR 51

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As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, we remember those who have made opportunities possible for so many, like George Washington Carver (1864-1943). In 1890, Carver enrolled in Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, where he studied Art. He later transferred to Iowa State to study agriculture, where he earned his Master’s degree by 1896. After accepting an offer from Booker T. Washington, ... Read more »

Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2017 Military Academy Ceremony

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On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 29 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our nation’s esteemed military service academies. WHO: Congressman David Scott; representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Military and Naval academies; Mundy’s Mill High School Color Guard; and commun... Read more »

Applications open for CBCF Summer '17 Internship Program

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Applications must be submitted online by March 31, 2017. The CBCF Congressional Summer '17 Internship program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to learn about the legislative process, leadership and careers in the policy making process. Interns work in Congressional Black Caucus member offices, attend professional development events, and participate in leadership development projects. ... Read more »

Land-grant HBCUs Seeking Aid from Congress

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Diverse Issues in Higher Education, December 4, 2016 Land-grant HBCUs Seeking Aid from Congress --- by Reginald Stuart The nation’s 19 historically Black land-grant colleges (the so-called 1890 HBCUs), are expected this week to have a Congressional hearing on a plan to specifically strengthen the institutions’ financial abilities to provide formal education to minorities and others pursuing studie... Read more »

House Committee to Hold Hearing on Scott Legislation to Provide $19 Million for 1890s Land-Grant University Student Scholarships

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. issued the following statements upon the announcement of the House Committee on Agriculture hearing on Scott’s bipartisan bill H.R. 6020, the Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890 Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act. “There is a tremendous need to increase th... Read more »

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