PECO scholarship program helps blaze trail for high potential students with financial challenges
The PECO Scholars Program awards $25,000 to students who demonstrate a high degree of academic achievement and leadership potential but who still have unmet financial need. In coordination with Temple’s Russell Conwell Center, the program has identified and awarded scholarships to 36 students since its inception three years ago.
May 9, 2013
Temple Made: Michael C. Busza
The next installment of Temple's student profile series features Michael Busza, the creative mind behind "One of the Guys," a full-length web television series that explores the relationship between three gay men and their straight roommate. An Honors Program student majoring in communications and English with a minor in business, Busza is the first recipient of the MarcDavid LGBTQ Scholarship.
March 1, 2013
Temple's top 2012 news stories
It was a busy year for Temple. In the final week of December, the university's official Twitter feed, @TempleUniv, counted down the top 10 Temple-related news stories of 2012. View a recap, including links to featured stories and videos, at the university's online news center.
January 2, 2013
Surprise scholarship announcement at Musser Awards leaves tourism students speechless
At the Fox School of Business's Musser Awards dinner Wednesday, 20 School of Tourism and Hospitality Management sophomores competing for a single $10,000 scholarship learned that the prize had been increased to $12,000, and that each would be awarded that amount. The awards were made possible through a $240,000 donation from Korman Communities founder Steven H. Korman, who made the announcement after receiving the prestigious Musser Award at the event.
November 16, 2012
Temple expands academic scholarship program
Temple has launched a new academic scholarship program for incoming freshman that offers more aid across more levels of achievement and brings the total amount of financial aid awarded by Temple to $90 million per year. The program, which starts with the class entering in fall 2013, is the latest in a series of moves by Temple to increase college affordability.
October 8, 2012
Alpha Office Supplies and Staples support Temple scholarships for North Philadelphia students
Alpha Office Supplies, a North Philadelphia company, and Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, have partnered to pledge $250,000 over the next five years to support Temple scholarships for North Philadelphia students as part of the 20/20 Scholarship Program.
July 11, 2012
New scholarships available for undergrads to study abroad
Temple's Office of the Provost has announced a new program to help qualified Temple undergraduate students study abroad. Each year, the Diamond...
November 27, 2007
Walmart awards $100,000 for Temple student scholarships
On October 5th, faculty, students and staff gathered to celebrate a $100,000 gift from Walmart Stores, Inc. that will provide scholarships to 50 Temple students who have come to Temple through the Russell Conwell Center (RCC).
October 7, 2011
Temple creates new scholarship program for North Philadelphia students
Temple has created 250 four-year scholarships to be awarded over 10 years to students in the North Philadelphia neighborhoods surrounding Main Campus. Temple President Ann Weaver Hart celebrated the 2011 20/20 scholarship recipients at an awards ceremony yesterday with Mayor Michael Nutter and other elected officials.
September 6, 2011