MEDIA ADVISORY: Who Gets the Money and Why: Unpacking Inequalities Within Scholarships in Higher Education


What: “Who Gets the Money and Why: Unpacking Inequalities within Scholarships in Higher Education” 

Lunch and Learn Scholarship Session featuring a panel of experts reflecting on the origins of scholarships in higher education and a group working session exploring the creation of more inclusive, equitable, and diverse scholarship processes.

Who: Tierra A. Dorsey, MS, President, Central Scholarship Bureau, Inc.

Lily Lopez-McGee, PhD, Director, Howard University Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Program

Peter Rauchi, National Director of Graduate and Fellowship Programs, The Posse Foundation

Christina Thompson, Founder, Compear Global Education Network

Lyndsi Jones, Program Manager, Fund for Education Abroad

When: Thursday, December 9, 2021, 12:30 PM EST

Where: Virtual Event, register via this link

Contact: Lyndsi Jones, 301-643-7750,

Yoshi Yui, 301-270-8571,

Background: Co-sponsored by FEA and Compear Global Education Network, the session will take place during FEA Day, a day-long series of events in celebration of FEA’s first decade of impact.

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting students of color, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs. Since 2010, FEA has awarded over $2 million to 614 students.

Compear Global Education Network (CGEN) works with educational institutions and businesses using our respectful disruption approach to identify and change inequitable systems and practices through meaningful partnership innovative educational training, guided community discussion, personal development, and resources.