Tag: Earl Woods Scholar Program

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Happy holidays from the Tiger Woods Foundation

This holiday season, we proudly celebrate 20 years of breakthrough student transformations. We thank you for your support.

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A Celebration of Unexpected Champions

In our last and final flashback to our 20th anniversary event, “A Celebration of Unexpected Champions,” at the iconic New York Public Library, we hear from the Tiger Woods Foundation’s President and CEO Rick Singer. Singer took to the stage to remind guests of TWF’s 20-year journey, but also to share plans for the future.

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In memoriam of Marcus Edwards: Champion of the unexpected

The TGR Learning Lab — then known as the Tiger Woods Learning Center — expanded to Washington, D.C., at the beginning of the 2010-11 school year. At our Capitol Hill site a multitude of events, including Tiger Woods’ speaking to the student body at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter School’s Capitol Hill campus, preceded our […]

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Donor Appreciation: A year of giving

As 2016 comes to a close, the Tiger Woods Foundation looks back and gives thanks to the many people and organizations that have supported the work we do and the lives we transform. Through our ‘Donor Appreciation’ series this past year, we’ve had the opportunity to feature a few of our generous advocates and share […]

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Celebration of Unexpected Champions: A Scholar’s journey to Georgetown University

Earl Woods Scholar alum Darryl Robinson’s candid and moving speech at the Tiger Woods Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration in New York City this past October had the room swelling with emotion. A true personification of dogged determination, Robinson never abandoned his dream of receiving a college education and a better life, even when obstacles seemed insurmountable at times. In today’s post, you’ll hear in Robinson’s own words exactly why we believe he is a true champion of the unexpected.

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Giving Tuesday: Support scholars like Tim

Timothy Nguyen’s journey from Nha Trang, Vietnam, at the age of 2 to UCLA was anything but effortless. For the Earl Woods Scholar alum, the road was paved with language barriers, financial hardships and personal struggles, but those roadblocks made Nguyen’s victory all the sweeter.

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It’s National Education Week: Give $20 for 20

We believe the great thinkers of our time will come from unexpected places. For 20 years, the Tiger Woods Foundation has helped equip scholars like Mariah Harrod with the ability to exceed any and all expectations. Be a champion of the unexpected and give $20 to support breakthrough student transformations!

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Celebration of Unexpected Champions: A Scholar’s journey to NASA

The Tiger Woods Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration in New York City last month brought together many of our longtime supporters and fellow advocates. While we were able to look back at what we’ve achieved, our “Celebration of Unexpected Champions” also gave us an opportunity to highlight the accomplishments of all our students and scholars. During […]

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Going global with TGR EDU: Explore

Since inception, the TGR Learning Lab has transformed how students learn through innovative, hands-on approaches to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education, connecting what they do in school to real-world careers and opportunities. With an increased emphasis on high-quality STEM professional development, the TGR Learning Lab has expanded its effort — via engaging workshops held […]

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Celebration of Unexpected Champions: An Earl Woods Scholar’s journey

Last month, at the Tiger Woods Foundation’s “Celebration of Unexpected Champions,” we not only celebrated the work we’ve done over the years, but more importantly, we welcomed to the stage three inspiring Earl Woods Scholars to share their stories of grit and perseverance. They are the reason we do what we do. In today’s post, […]

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