From building vital skills to giving students the upper edge when applying for jobs, the benefits of internships are vast and wide. What’s more, studies show that students not only walk away from internships feeling career-ready, but 85% of companies look to their internship programs to recruit for their full-time workforce.
Fun in the sun is sneaking up quickly as summer is almost here. Homework, projects and college can be a thing of the past once that bell rings on the last day of school. But summer is the perfect time for students, particularly high school juniors, to jump-start their college plans and process.
Congratulations! You’ve submitted all your college applications. You no longer have to toil away on your personal statements or spend hours researching colleges. You have officially finished step 1, applying to college. Now onto step 2.
After the Deutsche Bank Championship took place at TPC Boston last week, we would like to introduce you to our Class of 2020 Boston scholars. This year, five of our 20 new Earl Woods Scholars hail from the Boston area. Below is a deeper look into the inspiring stories that have made these participants resilient […]
Being the oldest son in my immediate family is often difficult. Upon my shoulders lays the duty to be an example for my younger brother, but also to be the first in my family to walk the unwalked and unpaved pathway to higher education. The majority of my junior year I often worried about how […]
Concerned, daunted and perplexed; that was the way I felt after my junior year of high school. From an early age, I found myself fascinated by the idea of being able to grow up and become someone of my choice. However, being both an undocumented and first-generation student, it was difficult for me to go […]
As the end of summer draws near, the Earl Woods Scholarship Class of 2020 is getting ready to conquer their new goals in college. Although these scholars come from commonly underrepresented backgrounds, they are ready to tackle any obstacle that comes their way. Their unorthodox, unafraid and unstoppable sentiments, to name a few, will be […]
With college admission becoming more and more competitive each year, incoming seniors across the country use their summer break to start their college applications. For many, especially first-generation, college-bound students, this process can be daunting and stressful. With this in in mind, the Tiger Woods Learning Center hosted its fourth annual College Bound Academy this […]
As the school year is coming to an end, the Tiger Woods Learning Center is just getting started. Summer is a busy time, and this summer will not disappoint. TWLC will offer opportunities for youth and teachers to learn and practice skills in science, technology, engineering, math and golf, as well as prepare for the […]
Calling all Anaheim Union High School District students! Apply now for the College Bound Academy.
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 […]
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.”
The transition from high school to college should be an exciting experience; however, proper preparation for this pivotal change is often overlooked. Underserved students and their families lack information regarding the college application and financial aid process and have limited college graduate role models or mentors. The Tiger Woods Foundation recognized this need and responded […]
STEM is all the rage in education, but what is it? The preceding definition gives some context, but teachers need more than context if they are to teach STEM in their classrooms. They need experience. The Tiger Woods Learning Center recently joined forces with Pitsco Education and Discovery Cube to give approximately 150 teachers an […]
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.
TWF scholar James Green reflects on his experience in a rigorous ROTC program that prepares him for his future career.
TWF scholar James Green reflects on his accomplishments during his freshman year at George Mason.
Between mock job interviews and resume-building workshops, celebration took the forefront at the Earl Woods Scholarship Program Winter Workshop.
Tiger Woods Foundation scholar Darion reflects on facing adversity to graduate from college and his vison for the future.
Sixty-seven scholars travel to Anaheim, Calif., for two-day workshop at Tiger Woods Learning Center.