Students who are the first in their family to go to college are less likely to graduate within six years than their continuing-generation peers, but there are ways to combat this stunning statistic, and Project Inspire’s programming is an effort to do just that. The decreased likelihood of first-generation college students graduating within six years … Continue reading
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The necessity of organizations like Project Inspire to first-generation college students
High school. For some, it’s a time full of hope, wonder, and new possibilities. And for others, it’s a clear reminder that they are getting to a critical point in their lives that they have no idea how to navigate. As a result, some of our brightest students lose interest in academics, feeling like their … Continue reading
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Project Inspire’s scholarship program in Miami, Florida!
From left to right, Lynn Geffrad (2011 recipient), Timothy Hill (2015 recipient), Octavia McFarlane (2014 recipient), Daphne Valcin (Project Inspire Founder and Executive Director), Clairminza Almonor (2015 recipient), Alicia Thompson (2014 recipient) Though our organization has been in operation since 2003, for 10 years now, Project Inspire has been helping dreams come true for high … Continue reading