November 26, 2022

Big Sean Donates $100,000 In Scholarships To HBCU Students

Big Sean is giving again to the neighborhood by donating $100,000 in scholarships to HBCU college students.

The Detroit rapper teamed up with the Thurgood Marshall School Fund and Ally’s Moguls within the Making. The TMCF and Ally’s held a contest the place 60 college students have been chosen for his or her pitches involving “solutions to socioeconomic challenges in underserved communities.”

“After being involved with the development and launch of Moguls in the Making four years ago. I’m grateful that we’re bringing it back and continuing to give HBCU students the opportunity to see how their business ideas can come to life,” Sean mentioned. “I’m so proud of the work TMCF, Ally and the Sean Anderson Foundation have done to empower Black students and the next generation of leaders.”

The 60 scholarship winners got here from Morehouse School and Morgan State College. The scholars have been chosen from 15 groups made up of 4 college students every. The scholars created enterprise plans to assist enhance the Charlotte neighborhood.

In addition, every scholar was provided summer season internships with Ally and the profitable workforce acquired an additional $20,000 money prize.

In 2019, the rapper’s Sean Anderson Basis partnered with Ally to launch their first entrepreneurial competitors.

“I also was trying to figure out a way to work with HBCUs,” Sean added. “So many of my family members and so many beautiful people that I know have gone to HBCUs. I’m like, okay, we can never downplay or overlook HBCUs. Because they are creating the leaders of tomorrow for real and they are Black. You know all things aside we got to always show love to the HBCUs.”