Imagine growing up in an environment that offers you limited opportunities. All around you are hard working people who continuously hit a financial brick wall. Those who have achieved a level of success still bump their heads against the glass ceiling that showcases an upper-level, which is continuously out of their grasp. Some of your school mates wonder if there is any point in hard work during high school if they can’t afford a higher education. It’s not a pretty picture but for many underprivileged children, this is a reality. Luckily, there are people like Keith Mann who are working to right this economic and educational wrong.
This scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating senior enrolled at one of the Uncommon Schools throughout Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey. These students must be interested in a business degree at a 4-year university. They must also write a 1,000-word essay about how an education will be beneficial to their professional goals. The winner of the essay contest will be awarded $5,000, to be applied towards expenses at their school of choice.
Keith Mann has been a businessman for over a decade He began Dynamics Search Partners in 2001 and expanded his business into a private industry in 2006. Over the last 7 years, Dynamics Search Partners has enjoyed a profile as a premier executive search firm.