The future of one student heading to college each year will be made a little brighter with the launch of the Keith and Keely Mann scholarship, which provides financial support for one student moving from Brooklyn’s Uncommon Schools to college each year. The scholarship is the latest step taken by the New York based Wall Street recruitment specialist, Keith Mann, in supporting the work of the Uncommon Schools; Keith has recently been focusing his philanthropic activities on education reform.
Mann is a well known figure in the financial industry for his work with the Dynamic Associates group where he headed a department specializing in alternative investments; after achieving a position of authority Mann founded his own company, Dynamic search Partners, that specializes in providing recruitment services for major financial institutions. Basing his life and work in New York has given Keith Mann the chance to explore many philanthropic and community based programs, including his recent donation of various meals to law enforcement officers working with the NYPD.
The Uncommon schools have become the major philanthropic cause backed by Keith Mann as he looks to aid the education of students across the New York area. Mann has revealed how impressed he has been with the work of the Uncommon Schools, which attempts to prepare low income students for the demands of college; Keith Mann has stated his belief that the work of the Uncommon Schools is important as students are aided in seeking courses that will lead to a successful future.
The Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship awards a $5,000 scholarship to one student from the Uncommon Schools each year to assist in paying for their college tuition. The scholarship is awarded to the successful student based on an essay written about how the funds would be used to assist in achieving specific career goals.