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June 5, 1989
The College Football Assn. concluded its annual meeting in Dallas without acting on a proposed 16-team playoff, but voted to form a committee that would study the postseason bowl structure. Also, the CFA voted to submit legislation to next January's National Collegiate Athletic Assn. convention that would restore the 30 per year and 95 total limit on football scholarships. The current limits are 25 and 95. The CFA members rejected a recovery plan that would have allowed Division I-A schools under the limit because of probation to return to 95 scholarships over a two-year period.
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SPORTS
April 25, 2014 | By Nathan Fenno
A federal antitrust lawsuit filed Friday accused the NCAA and 11 conferences of fixing prices by capping the value of athletic scholarships. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is the latest in a surge of litigation targeting the NCAA. This is at least the fourth lawsuit this year related to the gap between scholarships and the actual cost of attendance. The suit filed Friday is believed to be the first antitrust action against the NCAA to include a female plaintiff -- former Kennesaw State basketball player Ashley Holliday.
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NEWS
June 15, 1994 | JEAN MERL, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
A new foundation created by proponents of school vouchers is offering $2.4 million in private school scholarships for low-income children in Los Angeles and Orange counties, a foundation leader said Tuesday. Similar to projects operating in about a dozen U.S.
SPORTS
April 24, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 It's not every day that someone shows up with a gift of a $20,000 academic scholarship, but that's what happened on Thursday at Garfield High, where Foot Locker and DoSomething.org presented Josh Davis with the academic scholarship handed to him by USC's Marqise Lee. Davis, a Bulldog standout in football, is also a top student in the classroom.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1996
After four days of numerous telephone calls, promises to call back and switching from one extension to another, I failed to get this good news in The Times. [Recently] 12 public high school graduates in the Valley were presented with $1,500-dollar scholarships for university education by members of Valley University Women. These young people should be recognized for their hard work and accomplishments, and the women who raised $20,000 should be mentioned also. One student was not present, totaling 13 honored young people.
NEWS
May 30, 2012 | By Jon Healey
Eating its dessert before its vegetables, the Assembly approved a bill Wednesday that would provide generous new scholarships to the public universities and colleges in California for families earning less than $160,000. The measure, AB 1501 , includes no way to pay for the scholarships, however; that heavy lifting is done in the yet-to-be-considered AB 1500 , which would raise corporate tax revenues to fund the new program. Neither bill would go into effect unless the other one passed as well, so the order of the votes doesn't really matter in the long run. (And just for the record, The Times' editorial board has come out in favor of the package.)
SPORTS
September 24, 2013 | By Chris Dufresne
The NCAA announced Tuesday it will begin to restore some of the scholarships it took from Penn State football in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. The NCAA cited the school's "continued progress toward ensuring athletics integrity" in relaxing the scholarship losses that threatened to cripple the famed football program. The action was based on the recommendation of former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell and endorsed by the NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 2013 | By Larry Gordon
A married couple who want to remain anonymous are giving $20 million to help fund student scholarships at USC, officials announced Tuesday.  Eight million dollars will go toward undergraduate aid in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences; $6 million is targeted for USC's School of Social Work; and $6 million is targeted for its Marshall School of Business. At their own request, the donors are being identified only as longtime USC supporters, according to a campus announcement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos
Eight seniors from the Corona-Norco Unified School District were surprised Wednesday with $160,000 worth of college scholarships from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. The Riverside County district is a finalist for the prestigious Broad Prize, which honors academic excellence by minority and low-income students in urban districts across the nation. The students -- from Santiago, Centennial, John F Kennedy and Eleanor Roosevelt high schools -- are enrolled in four-year institutions and will each receive $20,000 paid out over four years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1997
Ninety-one Coastline Community College students have been awarded a total of $14,100 in scholarships. The awards, presented last month at the Costa Mesa Community Center, ranged from $50 to $600. Donations to the funds were made by college faculty, staff, students, businesses and community agencies.
SPORTS
April 9, 2014 | By Nathan Fenno
Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board. "In this unprecedented decision, the regional director set out to alter the underlying premise upon which college varsity sports is based," Northwestern lawyers wrote. The 50-page request for review repeatedly jabbed Peter Sung Ohr, the NLRB's regional director in Chicago who ruled in favor of former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and the College Athletes Players Assn.
SPORTS
April 5, 2014 | By Chris Foster
The entire starting secondary returns for UCLA. And none of those guys should get comfortable. If there is one area where the Bruins have an overabundance of talent, it's at defensive back. By fall, they will have 14 scholarship players in the secondary. "That's always good," said safety Randall Goforth . "We were limited in numbers last season. It was pretty tough. Now we got more people here and more experience. It's less teaching and more evolving. I like it. " But that comes with a warning, and Goforth knows it. "You better compete for your job every day," he said.
SPORTS
March 28, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Former St. Francis long snapper Christopher Longo has been given a scholarship at UCLA. He arrived at UCLA in 2011 as a walk on and didn't play that year or in 2012. He took over long snapping duties this past season as a sophomore. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
OPINION
March 28, 2014 | By The Times editorial board
University officials and the NCAA have been reluctant to acknowledge that top-tier college football programs are run these days less as athletic programs than as businesses. But a labor administrator's decision Wednesday that Northwestern University's scholarship football players are, in fact, employees with the right to unionize should get their attention. This issue has been bubbling for decades as major sports programs evolved from important but ancillary parts of a college's mission into powerful businesses enriched by multimillion-dollar TV contracts and merchandising revenue, all built on the labor of student-athletes who received no compensation beyond scholarships.
SPORTS
March 26, 2014 | By Gary Klein
Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape. Peter Sung Ohr, in Chicago, ruled that "players receiving scholarships from the employer are 'employees'" and ordered that an election be conducted to determine whether Northwestern players wanted representation by the College Athletes Players Assn. for the purposes of collective bargaining.
SPORTS
March 16, 2014 | Eric Sondheimer
Los Angeles doesn't have an NFL team, but this year's draft set for May 8-10 is going to generate excitement in Southern California, because a lot of former high school standouts could be selected. Anthony Barr of Los Angeles Loyola, Marqise Lee of Gardena Serra, Troy Niklas of Anaheim Servite and De'Anthony Thomas of Crenshaw will have plenty of fans glued to their TVs and computers hoping to unleash a big scream when they are chosen. Then there's Robert Herron, a receiver from Dorsey who earned a college scholarship to Wyoming in the summer of 2010, just days before the start of fall practice.
SPORTS
August 16, 1990
The Amateur Sports Training Center of Fountain Valley has donated $15,000 to the UC Irvine women's volleyball scholarship fund. The donation will fund two scholarships. The Amateur Sports Training Center is a nonprofit corporation that helps young athletes with training, coaches and traveling arrangements for competition.
SPORTS
March 6, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
Running back Jacob Knight and offensive lineman Isaiah Giddens helped Crenshaw win the City Section Division I championship in football this past season, but each also worked hard in the classroom. And they've been rewarded with academic scholarships to Fisk University in Tennessee. Fisk doesn't have a football team, so the football days are over for Knight and Giddens, but because they were dedicated in their studies, they will have the opportunity to go to college. Knight was an All-City running back who's played football most of his life.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 2014 | By Carla Rivera
San Diego State University is getting a $20-million donation -- the largest single gift in the school's history -- to create several endowed student scholarships, officials announced Wednesday. The gift comes from San Diego developer and philanthropist Conrad Prebys. In recognition, the university's new student union will be named the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. The donation will support at least 150 scholarships annually for student veterans, those pursuing biomedical research and creative and performing arts, former foster youth, entrepreneurs, student government leaders and honors students.
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