The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced its 12th class of Dell Scholars, providing 300 low-income, determined students the chance to obtain a college degree. Much more than financial aid, the Dell Scholars Program provides ongoing assistance to address emotional, lifestyle, and financial challenges that often prevent students from completing college.
Medha announced a new collaboration with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to scale its Career Service Centers (CSC) and Employability Education Program to 1,500 students across Northern India. With grant funding and technical support from the Dell family foundation, Medha will open up CSCs in 50 educational institutions across Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in the next two years.
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced a major challenge grant to pay for construction of Seton Healthcare Family’s new teaching hospital in downtown Austin and solidify a community-wide plan to provide better care closer to home.
With an estimated 5.7 million HIV- and AIDS-positive residents, South Africa is believed to have highest prevalence of the disease in the world. Women and children are among the hardest hit, with an estimated 3.2 million women and 280,000 children infected.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Travis County is stepping in to fill a critical void by matching trained community volunteers with cases and providing the individualized attention the children deserve.