This week on Real Life, you’ll learn about Mentor Up – a program where young people help older adults stay connected and adjust to the many challenges they face in today’s changing world.
Bluegrass Alliance for Women is now seeking nominations for its Annual Scholarship Awards. Nominations are open for women across the 17 counties of the Bluegrass Area Development District who are 50+ and life-long learners, and those making a difference in the lives of women and girls.
In honor of Lincoln High School's centennial, AARP is proud to announce the funding of the Andrus Opportunity Award, a scholarship that will be awarded to a college-bound Lincoln High student each year for the next ten years. AARP has pledged $50,000 to support the scholarship fund. The award is named for AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who served as principal of Lincoln High from 1916 to 1944. Meet the three incredible students who are the finalists for the Andrus Award Opportunity scholarship.
Two Hawaii residents have received scholarships totaling $3,000 in AARP Foundation’s sixth annual Women’s Scholarship Program. The scholarships provide opportunities for low-income 50-plus women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security. Nationally, a total of 46 scholarships valued at $175,000 were awarded in increments of $500 to $5,000 depending on financial need and the cost of the education or training program.
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