11 December Ten Named 2018 Pearson Scholars Tweet December 11, 2018 General Latest News, Press Releases, Scholarships 0 Ten Phi Theta Kappa members have received the 2018 Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education and a $5,000 scholarship. The Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education is awarded to Phi Theta Kappa members who are civically engaged in their community through service and who demonstrate leadership, academic rigor, and excellence. Preference is given to first-generation college students. Nearly 800 applications were received. “We are so excited to welcome these 10 new scholars into the Pearson family,” said Lindsey Erlick, Senior Manager of Student Advocacy and Marketing at Pearson. “We look forward to seeing the impact that these scholars have on their campus, community, and future career.” Each Pearson Scholar will receive $1,000 to complete an associate degree and $4,000 over two years to complete a bachelor’s degree. Scholars are also paired with a Pearson Mentor and will receive complimentary access to Pearson textbooks and online codes to support them as they complete their degrees. “We deeply appreciate Pearson’s partnership with Phi Theta Kappa to help our members complete both associate and baccalaureate degree programs,” said Dr. Monica Marlowe, Executive Director of the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation. “The blend of financial and mentoring support provided by Pearson helps us assure success among these students. Congratulations to the scholarship recipients!” The 2018 Pearson Scholars are: Mayur Bhakta Tarrant County College/Southeast Campus Texas Brandt Damman Des Moines Area Community College/Boone Campus Iowa Lillyan Haack Northeast Texas Community College/Mt. Pleasant Campus Texas Albert Hernandez Miami Dade College/North Campus Florida Michelle Huang Skyline College/San Bruno Campus California Jennifer Leonard Ivy Tech Community College/North Meridian Campus Indiana Meghan Nguyen Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College/Jackson County Campus Mississippi Krystal Nicholas Union County College/Cranford Campus New Jersey Alexandra Paladian Cleveland State Community College/Main Campus Tennessee Abderahim Salhi Hudson County Community College/Jersey City Campus New Jersey Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit pearson.com. Comments are closed.