Last week, Jylla and Curtis Tearte of the Tearte Foundation surprised UNL student interns, Shani Moore, a graduate student at James Madison University and member of New Look since 2005, and Desirae Gibson, a Senior at Georgia State University and new member of our college program, with $1,500 scholarships to help cover costs for school. The girls […]

An important part of what we do for our UNL Leadership Academy Students in Atlanta, Milwaukee, Detroit and New York is scholarship help! 86% of UNL students are first-generation college students, so we make sure they know about all possible scholarship opportunities and have the support they need during the college application process.  For this scholarship from […]

Congrats to Lareya Brown, a member of the Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy since she was in 9th grade. Lareya is the proud recipient of a Posse Foundation Scholarship, which will cover her full tuition to Boston University. While her spark is singing, she plans to study Pre-Med and Business in college and then attend medical […]

New Look Atlanta Senior, Terez Chapman’s, talent is writing. She recently published an essay for WyzAnt.com’s $10,000 college scholarship contest.  The writing topic was, ‘Describe one way in which your education has empowered you.’ Read Terez’s incredible response below! My Academic Excellence, I Heal with Pages Everyone in my household has various roles to play. My […]

In honor of College Signing Day, Get Schooled has partnered with First Lady Michelle Obama to celebrate all seniors heading off to college next year!  To celebrate all college bound seniors, they are giving away five $1,000 scholarships through a Twitter sweepstakes.  To enter, seniors need to: Write a tweet using #CollegeSigningDay @GetSchooled @UniContigo Follow @GetSchooled […]

Alexus Mitchell is a senior member of the Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy.  This year, she is the recipient of New Look founder, Usher Raymond’s $100,000 UNCF Scholarship. She will use it to attend Tuskegee University and will be the first in her family to go to college. Watch her video blog below to learn […]

Is your spark drawing? Do you doodle on everything you own? Nickelodeon​ and Get Schooled​ are offering a $25,000 SCHOLARSHIP for youth ages 17-24 who are interested in pursuing a career in animation. If you’re 13-16 years old you can sign up too for a chance to to win tablets and other animation software! The […]

Do you know a young person between the ages of 8 and 22 who is doing something #BIGGERTHAN to make a difference in their community and throughout the world?? Nominate them for the Peace First $25,000 Prize. The winning youth is able to use this prize to either continue their education or to invest in their peace-making […]

After seeing the movie ‘Selma’ with her New Look peers, Atlanta 12th grader, Terez Chapman, a student at Carver Early College, was inspired to enter the National Liberty Museum’s Selma Speech-writing and Essay Contest on the theme of individual liberty. If she wins, she will win a $5,000 scholarship. Check out the video or read the full […]

Need an extra $1,000 to help cover college tuition? Of course you do! Thanks to our friends at Get Schooled, we’ve got a super easy opportunity for all our students headed to college next year. All you need to do is tweet #FAFSA at @GetSchooled AND @unicontigo. The more times you tweet, the more entries you get. […]

Know a young person who is Powered by Service in their community? Nominate them for the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship. New Look Atlanta student Mary-Pat Hector is a former recipient of the scholarship. Reach out to us at jsmith@ushersnewlook.org if you have questions about the application process. Apply now at http://kohlskids.com/

Steve Harvey​ and Coca-Cola​ are partnering to give 20 teens and their moms a mentorship experience at the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy. Each teen wins a $5,000 #Scholarship! Nominate a teen or yourself at https://cocacola.promo.eprize.com/payitforward2015/