20 Pine Manor Students to Receive Scholarships
[Boston, Mass.] - Pine Manor College announced today it is the recipient of a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will provide 20 Pine Manor biology students with targeted educational support, research opportunities and financial aid, enabling them to continue their studies and enter the workforce or pursue graduate degrees.
“We’re proud of this partnership with the National Science Foundation and its decision to invest in Pine Manor’s students,” said Dr. Alane Shanks, president of Pine Manor College. “This grant is really a tribute to the outstanding work of our students and faculty.”
In 2008, the National Science Foundation awarded Pine Manor a grant of more than $570,000 to help educate the first 20 BioScholars. Building on this success, with the 2012 grant, Pine Manor will select 20 new students during the next two years.
“We believe this program makes a real difference in the lives of these students...