Tag: Earl Woods Scholarship Program

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Meet the Earl Woods Scholars: Erica & Jessica Rivera

In unison, identical twins Erica and Jessica Rivera emphatically declare that mathematics is their passion. They don’t know where this love comes from. They say it’s organic; let’s say it runs in their matching DNA. From as early as fourth grade, the now 18-year-old sisters remember the joy they felt solving math problems in class.

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Four keys to college success

In many traditional educational settings, students are taught what to think. At the Tiger Woods Foundation, we create unique opportunities for students to jump-start their own thinking process and help them make their own decisions in the future.

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Meet Edgar Perez: An unexpected champion

If you give a rose bush just basic soil, sun and water, it will grow. But if you put that same bush in potting soil, give it extra nutrients and prune it here and there, it will produce brilliant colorful flowers that will amaze and astonish. Tiger Woods Learning Center graduate Edgar Perez is like […]

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My top three memories of the Tiger Woods Foundation staff retreat

How many of you have ever felt indifferent or cringed when upper management announces the annual staff retreat? If you’re like me, then you know this type of employee engagement can be hit or miss. A faction of the organization may find themselves feeling forced into meaningless conversations and rah-rah speeches, whereas another group could […]

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Celebrating 10 years of extraordinary programs

Last week, staff and supporters gathered to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the foundation’s two marquee programs: the Tiger Woods Learning Center and the Earl Woods Scholarship Program.

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Top four traits Earl Woods Scholars all share

It’s the start of a new year, which means a new scholarship cycle for the Foundation is set to begin. We’ve been reflecting on the great attributes our scholars possess, and what we know this new cohort of scholars will bring to the program.

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Earl Woods Scholars Class of 2016 honored at workshop

The annual Winter Workshop has arrived, as Earl Woods Scholars gather for a special end-of-year event from December 21 to 22 to congratulate the senior class and develop important career preparation skills. The two-day workshop brings scholars together from around the country to prepare for the next step in their journey through mock interviews, resume […]

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Internships paving the way for scholars

At the foundation, we believe internships are a crucial step in preparing the businessmen and women of tomorrow for workplace success. That’s why each of our Earl Woods Scholars receive real-life work experience through internships related to their interests and future careers. And it’s here that they gain the skills and knowledge they need to […]

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Meet Anshi

One thing that sets our scholars apart is their deep desire to help others. This is Anshi. She wants to help people “realize the power they have to make a difference for themselves and others.”

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A Veterans Day thank you from Tiger

I think of my dad every day. He was my role model and mentor. But on Veterans Day, I remember him as a hero. He served his country bravely as a Green Beret, completing two tours of duty in Vietnam. Today, I want to thank and honor my dad and the millions of veterans who […]

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Celebrating first-time author Jenny Nguyen

Nov. 1 is National Author’s Day, and at the Tiger Woods Foundation, talented writers have come through our doors and developed their gift of expression. In honor of this special day, meet a talented Tiger Woods Foundation scholar and first-time author, Jenny Nguyen.

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Make your own way

Kevin Nguyen was a featured speaker at this week’s Tiger Woods Invitational dinner and reception.

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Meet Boeing’s newest rocket engineer, Ngoc

Ngoc Nguyen, one of the Tiger Woods Foundation’s exceptional Earl Woods scholars, will join Boeing as a propulsion engineer.

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Happy National College Colors Day!

In honor of National College Colors Day, we’re highlighting three of our newest Earl Woods scholars. National College Colors Day inspires students, alumni, fans and more to show their school spirit by wearing their college’s chosen colors and apparel on the first Friday of the college school year.

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Earl Woods scholar honored with Freemasonry induction

It’s not every day that a 20-year-old college student can say that he accomplished similar achievements at the same age as the first president of the United States. Enter Earl Woods Scholar James ‘Jimmy’ Green. Green, a talented junior studying criminology at George Mason University, was recently inducted into Freemasonry at the lodge where George […]

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New Earl Woods Scholarship cohort delighted by social experience

Every year, the Earl Woods Scholarship Program hosts a summer orientation and social for the incoming cohort of scholars and mentors. In June, we traveled to DC, Boston and New York for the orientation and social to sit with the new cohort and discuss the expectations of the scholar and mentor, and what it means […]

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Scholar interview with President & CEO Rick Singer

My name is Quyen and I am an Earl Woods Scholar. I was lucky to have a chance to do a Q&A with Rick Singer, the President & CEO of Tiger Woods Foundation, reflecting on his first year at the Foundation. As an intern, it was truly informative and eye-opening to learn more about this […]

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Where are they now? TWF scholars

In this series, the Tiger Woods Foundation catches up with former Earl Woods Scholarship Program recipients to see how the program affected their lives in college and beyond. This week, meet former scholar Jenny Nguyen.

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TWF provided endless support throughout college

Alondra Contreras reflects on the support she received through the Foundation’s college preparation program.

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My college dream became reality thanks to TWF

Watch Edgar Perez reflect on his Tiger Woods Foundation journey to finding his dream college.

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