Baton Rouge Educator and Entrepreneur Walter Morales Gives Back For Urban Education
BATON ROUGE, LA, April 26, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Walter Morales, a dedicated educator and philanthropist, has launched his Grant for Future Educators to support the next generation of educators who are passionate about improving the urban education system. The grant provides financial support to undergraduate, high school seniors, and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a university in the United States and studying education.
The Walter Morales Grant for Future Educators is a prestigious scholarship designed to support students who are passionate about education and committed to improving the urban education system. The grant is targeted towards those who have a desire to make a difference in the lives of students and communities, particularly those in urban areas.
Through this grant, we hope to encourage and support students who are dedicated to creating positive change in urban education. As such, we will be awarding the scholarship based on an essay competition. Applicants will be asked to write a creative essay of under 1000 words that addresses the biggest challenges/issues facing the urban education system, and how they would use their role as an educator to improve it.
The Walter Morales Grant For Future Educators awards $3,000 to graduate students and $2,000 to undergraduate or high school seniors who are entering college and wish to become educators. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is August 15, 2023. The winner for the scholarship will be announced on September 15, 2023.
Walter Morales is an accomplished educator who has been actively involved in initiatives to improve the Baton Rouge community. As a professor of finance at Louisiana State University, he founded Commonwealth Advisors, Inc. in 1991, where he currently serves as its President and Chief Investment Officer. He is also the founder of Louisiana Achievement Charter Academies, which run several charter schools in the Baton Rouge area.
Apart from his professional life, Walter is dedicated to addressing the significant racial disparities that exist in society. He volunteers with various local non-profit organizations and is part of the Diocese of Baton Rouge Racial Harmony Commission.
To apply for the Walter Morales Grant For Future Educators, visit the official Walter Morales Grant website. The application deadline is August 15, 2023. For more information, please contact [email protected].
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