CUSA introduces personal scholarship advice

Zuberi Attard, the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) scholarship co-ordinator, held a scholarship workshop for the Humanitarian Organization of Latin American Students (HOLAS) on Nov. 24. The workshop is part of an ongoing campaign to give students tips and tools to make their applications more effective, and to spread the word about “ScholarPro.” ScholarPro is a new scholarship aid service that CUSA has recently begun offering to students. “It’s extra money, it’s fast money, and it’s free money. You don’t have to pay any of this money back, which is amazing,” Attard said. According to him, scholarships also provide students with networking opportunities, and recognition that can be critical to success in a competitive job market. “I’ve seen students get jobs, […]

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Students fundraise after earthquakes shake Mexico

Members of the Humanitarian Organization of Latin American Students (HOLAS) have been spotted on campus raising money for aid organizations after multiple earthquakes hit Mexico, leaving many people dead, injured, or homeless. The first in the series of earthquakes hit on Sept. 8 off the southern Pacific coast and reached a magnitude of 8.1, killing almost 100 people. Since then, three earthquakes have hit various parts of Mexico with over a 6.0 magnitude, according to a CNN article. According to HOLAS’ website, the organization aims to bring together a community of students interested in raising awareness and providing aid to “humanitarian issues in Latin America.” Cassandra Ambar, the president of HOLAS, said the organization has been collecting funds and raising awareness about the immense […]

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