Rapper Jay-Z and His Mom, Gloria Carter, Announce New 2016 Scholarship Program via the Shawn Carter Foundation –
Nationwide — The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpose of the scholarship is to help under-served students who may not be eligible for other scholarships, according to Black News.
The scholarship fund was established to offer a unique opportunity to students who have been incarcerated or faced particular life challenges.
Students up to age 25 may apply. The scholarship can be used for tuition, room and board, books, fees and other college-related expenses. All high school seniors, undergraduate students at two-year or four-year institutions and vocational or trade school students are eligible.
The deadline for this scholarship is on April 30th, and the award amount ranges from $1,500 – $2,500.
Watch video below. In 2011, Jay-Z talked to the press on the benefits of helping people outside of music through the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation.
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