Palm Beach State College recent grad Vinicius Wagner is on an emotional high these days.
Wagner recently learned he was one of only 13 students accepted to Princeton University as a transfer student this fall. Wagner wasn’t just accepted, he was also offered a full scholarship which will cover his tuition, housing and meals.
The University, which had not admitted transfer students since 1990, opened the admission process for the students again last fall, particularly encouraging applications from students from low-income backgrounds, … Continue reading Reinstated initiative opens door to Princeton for PBSC grad
Palm Beach State College honors student Vinicius Wagner has been chosen as one of only 47 recipients nationwide for the 2018 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
The highly competitive scholarship provides Wagner with up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete his bachelor’s degree.
Wagner is currently completing a 16-week paid internship sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy at Princeton University. He was told the good news Thursday via Skype with PBSC President Ava L. … Continue reading PBSC student awarded $40,000 transfer scholarship
Two Palm Beach State College students, Vinicius Wagner and Lucas Michels, will soon pack their bags and head north to complete a 16-week, paid Community College Internship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The internship runs from January to May of next year. As part of the application process, Wagner and Michels selected their preferred internship site from among the DOE’s 15 laboratories across the country.
Wagner, a Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College student pursuing his Associate in Arts degree, … Continue reading PBSC students land Department of Energy internships