Keith Mann and Dynamics Search Partners’ New scholarship for an Uncommon High School

In a recent announcement from Keith Mann of Dynamics Search Partners have partnered with Uncommon Schools, a non-profit charter management organization that’s based in New York City. The partnership will make a new scholarship program available to one graduating senior each year. The scholarship was implemented by Keith and Keely Mann who are outspoken advocates for education and Keith is a philanthropist. Keith founded Dynamics Search Partners, and is always looking for strong up-and-coming leaders to then pair with companies that will help to cultivate their long-term success in the business world.

Applicants simply submit a 1,000-word essay on how earning a college degree will assist them in their long-term professional goals. Joe Frick, college counselor at Uncommon Charter High School said that “We are grateful to Keith and Keely Mann for implementing this generous scholarship program at our school. This scholarship will help ensure that one of our students has the means to attend a four-year college.” Keith Mann explained that “We want to support the Uncommon Schools’ goals of preparing low-income students to not only attend, but graduate from college and go on to succeed professionally using their degree.”

The application process will be open through Feb. 29, 2016 with one winner being announced by the end of March 2016. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to apply towards their college tuition. Keith Mann has over 15 years in the executive search industry and is an expert in everything hedge fund from the staffing and hiring strategy to compensation. In 2002, Mann launched and went onto expanded his previous ventures in the rapidly growing hedge fund industry into very successful businesses breaking into the private equity industry in 2006, and in 2009 he established Dynamics Search Partners (DSP). The website for DSP says they “are a premiere executive firm committed to sourcing top talent for the hedge fund and private equity industries” DSP has an impeccable ten-year track record of successful pairing.

Uncommon Schools starts and manages urban charter public schools and help close the achievement gap for low-income students to graduate. As of 2015-2016 school year, Uncommon Schools manages a network of 44 schools across Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York with them serving over 14,000 students in grade K-12.
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