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Microsoft, Boeing Donate $50M to Tuition Initiative

Microsoft is joining Seattle-based Boeing in pledging $50 million to help send Washington State students to a local college or university. The program, which was both authorized and partially funded by the state, will provide 10,000/$1,000 ... scholarships, starting this December. The new initiative, which is being called Opportunity Scholarship, is a response to steadily rising tuition rates in the Pacific Northwest state. Not long ago the Washington State Legislature slashed $500 million of funding to various colleges and universities, cuts that have made their way down the chain to students. ... (view more)

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