Education

Congressman David Scott Introduces Legislation Establishing Financial Education Grants

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Today, Congressman David Scott (D-GA) was joined by Reps. Steve Stivers (R – OH-15) and Madeleine Dean (D-PA-4) in introducing H.R. 6012, bipartisan legislation to improve access to financial education for consumers. The Consumer Financial Education and Empowerment Act would create a grant program within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to facilitate financial education…

Scott Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition

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Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his office is accepting submissions for the 18th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery.  High school students who live or attend school in Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District are invited to submit artwork for the competition.  In 1982, the Congressional Art Competition was…

Congressman David Scott Announces 2020 Military Academy Nominations

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Today Congressman David Scott announced the names of nineteen students from Georgia’s Thirteenth District who have been nominated for admission to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Military Academy at West Point, Naval Academy, or Merchant Marine Academy. Congressman Scott will present congressional nominations to the students during a special ceremony on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at…

2020 1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is Now Open

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Program Overview The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR…

Congressman David Scott Applauds Historic Passage of FUTURE Act, $255M HBCU Funding

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Today, Congressman David Scott provided the following statement applauding passage of H.R. 5363, the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act:  "I was proud to join my colleagues in Congress in passing the FUTURE Act. This important bipartisan legislation provides $255 million in mandatory funds to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) who…

Congressman David Scott Accepting Applications for U.S. Military Academy Nominations

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Today, Congressman David Scott announced his office is accepting applications from students seeking a congressional nomination for military academies. A congressional nomination is required for students to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. “Each year I have the honor of nominating exceptional…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Supporting Development of Makerspaces at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was joined by Co-Chair of the Makers Caucus, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), and Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) in introducing H.R. 2518, the Making Advances Kinetic Education, Research, and Skills Act or The MAKERS Act.   The MAKERS Act directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants to institutions of higher education to…

Douglas County High School Student Adebola Adewale Named First Place Winner of Congressman David Scott's 17th Annual Art Competition

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On Saturday, April 20, 2019, Congressman David Scott hosted his 17th Annual Congressional Art Competition and Awards Ceremony at the Douglas County Courthouse. With community leaders and members in attendance, Congressman Scott recognized all participating students in the 2019 competition and announced the top winners.  Adebola Adewale, from Douglas County High School, won first…

Congressman Scott Announces 17th Annual Congressional Art Competition for High School Artists

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Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his 17th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, is open 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…

Douglas County Sentinel: Scott nominates five students from Douglas Co. for military academies

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Five students from Douglas County were recognized at a ceremony Saturday hosted by U.S. Congressman David Scott with nominations to attend one of the nation’s military service academies. Scott, a Democrat, represents Georgia's 13th Congressional District, which covers all of Douglas County. The congressman hosts the ceremony every year and this year nominated 23 students from across the…