In Illinois, students in the country illegally are ineligible for financial aid from either the state or federal government. One Arlington Heights student is trying to pay for her next semester by competing in a Chicago beauty pageant.
When we met Chicagoan, David Weindling, he'd left a career in private business to dedicate himself to socioeconomically deprived kids in the Chicago area. He founded Farther Foundation to give scholarships so high schoolers can travel the world to do service projects and have cultural interactions. For Global Activism, David’s back for an update.
Southern Illinois University President Glenn Poshard's granddaughter is receiving a scholarship worth $80,000 to the school that raises a tricky issue for both he and the university. It isn't because Maddie Poshard is an undeserving student but because of who her grandfather is. Dan Mann i