Entrepreneur and philanthropist Keith Mann has created a college scholarship for deserving urban high school students. Mann has partnered with Uncommon Schools, a non-profit management company that runs a number of charter high schools in urban New England, to find the right students to receive the award. A believer in the power of education, Mann has long been known for his philanthropy towards helping promising and underprivileged young people pursue higher learning. To learn more about the scholarship and Mann, check out this article on the Business Wire website.
One graduating high school senior from within the the Uncommon Schools system will be selected annually to receive $5000 for his or her college education. Applicants will submit a 1,000 word essay detailing how they feel having a college degree will help them achieve their professional goals. The scholarship is designed to help encourage and develop the next generation of business leadership and will be formally known as the Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship for Professional Achievement.
Uncommon schools recently expressed their gratitude to Mann for helping their students through creating the scholarship. The firm is committed to preparing low-income urban young people for college, and its mission is to help close the achievement gap between students from middle-class backgrounds and those from lower socioeconomic ones. A highly successful non-profit, Uncommon Schools manages thriving public charter schools in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.
Keith Mann is the founder and CEO of Dyanamics Search Partners, a firm that matches financial talent with hedge fund and other non-alternative types of investment companies. A pioneer in the financial staffing industry, Mann recognized early in his career that investment companies not fitting the traditional mold needed help finding appropriate employees. A hands-on leader, Mann is in charge of the daily operations of Dynamics Search Partners, which works with clients in the United States, Europe and Asia.
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