Berkeley College Scholarships Available to Students Assisting Global Relief Efforts




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010


Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu

 

BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO
STUDENTS ASSISTING GLOBAL RELIEF EFFORTS

Christine Richard, Vice President of Enrollment Services at Berkeley College, is pleased to announce the availability of a new scholarship for high school seniors who have assisted in humanitarian relief efforts to benefit our beleaguered world. A scholarship will be given from each Berkeley College campus.

“Berkeley College is committed to serving the local community and beyond, and we are looking to recognize students who share these values,” said Ms. Richard. 
 
All students who have contributed to local or global relief efforts though community service, donations or fundraising are eligible. The award of up to $1,000 per quarter will be applied to a student’s first academic year at Berkeley College, beginning in either the Summer or Fall 2010 quarter.
 
To apply, students must submit a personal statement summarizing his or her contribution to a specialized relief effort. Each applicant also needs a letter of recommendation from his or her guidance counselor, principal or teacher. The documents are to be sent via e-mail by June 1 to mnb@BerkeleyCollege.edu.
 
For more information, call 1-800 446-5400, Ext. F2H.
 
A leader in business education for 79 years, Berkeley College maintains an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, including 665 international students in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has two New York campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, an Extension Center in Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area, and four New Jersey campuses located in Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. In addition, the College offers Berkeley College Online and Corporate Learning Partnerships. Concentrations are offered in more than 20 career fields, and all campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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