A number of high school seniors in the Brooklyn area are getting a great opportunity from the executive search expert Keith Mann. Mann has launched a scholarship designed to help graduating students with covering the costs of tuition. Named the Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship for Professional Achievement, the financial award hopes to locate and support the next generation of business leaders.
Keith Mann definitely knows quite a bit about business leadership. Mann runs Dynamic Search Partners, a major executive search firm in the New York area. The firm works very hard at placing skilled and qualified professionals with companies in need of skilled talent. In essence, the scholarship looks for talented students who have great aptitude for being business leaders.
The scholarship is a partnership between Keith Mann and Uncommon Charter High Schools. There are several chapters of Uncommon Charter High Schools in Brooklyn. One graduating senior from each of the chapters will receive a $5,000 scholarship.
Applying for the scholarship entails simply writing an essay on a very straight-forward topic. Students are to submit a 1,000 word essay on the topic of how a college degree will positively impact their professional careers.
2016 is the first year the scholarship is to be offered. The scholarship is being very positively received, and garnering some press in the educational world.