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In November, 2020, The Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust generously approved a grant for $5,000 and a $5,000 challenge grant for 2021 specifically for Future Leaders Initiative (FLI) program participants from HSA Cleveland. In the terms of the challenge grant, the Trust will match $5,000 in donations collected by Future Institute by November 13, 2021. View Grant Status
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You’re probably wondering what “household inventory scholarships” are and how you can apply for them, so I’ll get right to it! Think about the stores you buy food, clothing, and other products from. Examples could be McDonald’s, Target, Walmart, Abercrombie, Shell, P&G, etc. These stores and brands often have scholarships available that you may not...
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Brian Herrera, a Chicago Math and Science Academy former student, became a Dreamer when he graduated from high school. However, he still couldn’t receive state and federal financial aid and could only afford to attend a community college. Brian was frustrated by the lack of resources and financial support in his quest to get a...
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Nobody really likes to talk about money, but it’s a very necessary conversation to have with yourself, your parents, and your college financial aid officer. Don’t avoid talking about the costs of college because according to Forbes, as of 2020, the collective college debt in the US is $1.6 trillion! On a smaller scale, owing...
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The cost of college is daunting for most people. Taking out student loans to pay for school is also scary considering that the current collective student loan debt is over $1.5 trillion! However, scholarships are another way to pay for school. With scholarships, you don’t have to pay anyone back. Here are five ways to...
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Following Thanksgiving and #GivingTuesday, Future Institute would like to thank all our partners, sponsors, mentors, students and anyone else who supports our programs and endeavors. Our programs like FIRM and Future Fund would not exist without the generosity of our sponsors, volunteers, and participants. Whether you are giving your time or donating scholarship funds, we...
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You may have seen our blog post about #GivingTuesday, which is a global invitation for everyone to give back to their communities in one way or another. In terms of Future Institute, you can give back by giving a college student a future in the following ways:  Become a mentor Give a scholarship Give an...
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What does your financial future look like? Do you have loans and scholarships? Have you taken charge of your finances? Depending on your current finances, you may or may not be in charge of your financial future as a college student. You may have also seen the scary topic of student debt all over the...
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