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WSOexecutive director Kimber Connors. (WSOS Photo)

西雅图市将向华盛顿机会奖学金投资高达40万美元,这是公私合作伙伴关系,有助于将低收入学生和潜在的求职者纳入基于STEM的实习,奖学金和技术培训。

市长珍妮·杜尔坎(Jenny Durkan)与现有的合作伙伴关系宣布Seattle Promisescholarship program. The investment over two years is to help the underserved community gain better access to college and vital job training.

“We’re proud to be the first city in Washington State to partner with WSOS because we are committed to ensuring each and every student in our city, especially our young Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and lower income students have access to college,” Durkan said in a statement.

“西雅图承诺正在通过降低大学成本来为我们城市的年轻人建立美好的未来。”

The state will match the city of Seattle’s investment, and up to 60 Seattle Promise scholars will be supported. The funding comes from the Federal Coronavirus Local Recovery Funds.

WSOS执行董事金伯·康纳斯(Kimber Connors)表示,与西雅图市政府资助的奖学金计划的合作伙伴关系使这两个计划都变得更好。

康纳斯说:“结合西雅图的诺言和WSO将确保西雅图的学生得到他们从事我们地区高需求工作所需的支持。”“我们从经验中知道,完成您的学位并启动职业不仅需要金钱。”

WSOawarded nearly 4,000 scholarshipsto students last year with half of those scholarships going to minority candidates.

上周WSO它收到了新的资金承诺,总计3000万美元,其中三个原始支持者Microsoft,Boeing和Rubens Family Foundation的Gary和Jennifer Rubens。

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