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Grant to the James L. Carter Scholarship Fund at UT Dallas Geosciences

The Foundation’s Minka Scholarship Program has teamed up with the geosciences department at the University of Texas at Dallas and has made a $5,000 grant to the James L. Carter Scholarship Fund in Geosciences. Scholarships from the Carter Scholarship Fund will support masters students studying geosciences at UTD. Dr. Carter taught in the geosciences department […]

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Getting Bent Out of Shape Over Scholarship Displacement

In setting up the Minka Scholarship Program we did our due diligence. Using the Association of Small Foundations (now Exponent Philanthropy) member forum, we contacted a number of small foundations running scholarship programs. We also contacted National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA). What stopped us in our tracks was a nasty little scholarship secret called scholarship […]

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