16 posts categorized "Scholarships"


Daily Local: USciences Student Meets Duchess of York

Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson was in the region last month to join members of the Herb it Forward Foundation (HIFF) as they launched at the ACE Club in Lafayette Hill. HIFF supports future leaders in their education through scholarships. USciences’ Kiara Serrano was in attendance.  The event was also featured in the Daily Local.


Daily Voice: Ossining Students Excel At International Science, Engineering Fair

Four Ossining High School students who qualified for an all-expense paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles each won special awards at the competition last week.

Sarah Hoffman received a $60,000 scholarship to the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, should she choose to attend, for her project in the category of biomedical and health sciences. Her research, which she conducted at the Rockefeller University in New York City, investigated links between type 2 diabetes, gender, and Alzheimer’s disease

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Delaware Valley Science Fairs Coverage


USciences hosted student winners from the Delaware Valley Science Fairs at an annual media breakfast on Friday, April 15, 2016. USciences is a proud, longtime supporter of DVSF. The University provides scholarships to 11th grade 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners as well as a financial donation that is used for public relations activities such as this morning’s breakfast. This annual breakfast media event is an opportunity for those 11th graders as well as the medalists who will be going on to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, AZ, to gather and interact with our faculty, deans, and administrators. In addition to the breakfast coverage, local TVs also visited DVSF competition on March 30.

Winners Breakfast on April 15





KYW Reporter’s RoundUp




Delaware Valley Science Fairs competition on March 30









March 18 - College hosts science research competition: Prizes totaling $1,978 were awarded, including six credits at Cumberland County College, a full week at the school's Summer Academy for Kids, and gift cards donated by Dow Chemical and The University of the Sciences of Philadelphia. Read more http://www.thedailyjournal.com/story/life/people/2016/03/18/college-hosts-annual-science-research-competition/81952388/


NJ.com: Two Woodbury students recipients of 2015 Hoffman DiMuzio Community Service Scholarship

Scholarship recipient Tori Lugiano plans to attend the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia to major in forensic science this fall.

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Allentown Morning Call: Local students are winners at Delaware Valley Science Fair

Students from Lehigh Valley area schools won awards at the 67th annual Delaware Valley Science Fair held on April 1-2 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, including scholarships to University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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KYW Newsradio: Hundreds Of Local Kids Gear Up For Challenging Science Fair

The 67th annual Delaware Valley Science Fairs takes place next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. *Although USciences is not mentioned in this article, the University is a proud sponsor of DVSF.

Read: Hundreds Of Local Kids Gear Up For Challenging Science Fair


KYW Newsradio: Local University Encourages Healthy Living Through Competition

Students living a healthy lifestyle and using social media could win a lot of money in cash and scholarships from University of the Sciences. This clip has aired more than 10 times in two days.




Deseretnews.com: New trend: Colleges taking money from scholarship funds

Carrie M. Collins doesn't think the practice taking a percentage of money donated for student scholarships is a good idea and wonders how it would affect fundraising for colleges.

"I think it throws cold water on fundraising," says Collins, vice president of institutional advancement at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. "It isn't exactly a warm fuzzy."

Read more: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591390/New-trend-Colleges-taking-money-from-scholarship-funds.html


Northjersey.com: Michelle's Law introduced; named after late North Haledon teen

Michelle Sous was an honor student at Hawthorne Christian Academy, where she attended since the first grade. It was revealed in the weeks after her death that she received scholarships from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, New York Institute of Technology and the University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://www.northjersey.com/community/225297862_Michelle_s_Law_introduced__named_after_late_North_Haledon_teen.html


TheValleyAdvantage.com: Scholarship Recipients

The 2013 winners of the annual Strategic Planning Associates LLC scholarship award for community service and leadership, chosen by the Valley View High School Guidance Department were recently announced. A $250 scholarship was awarded to each student. Recipient Jessie L. Walter will be attending the University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://www.thevalleyadvantage.com/news/school/scholarship-recipients-1.1547235