Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Grants Scholarships to 37 of Her Biggest Fans

by Teddy Grant   Jul 03, 2018

Nicki Minaj is paying for some of her fans to go to college, Billboard reports. The “Barbie Tingz” rapper announced the Student of the... Read More

Women’s History Month: Reporter Launches Scholarship for Young Women

Women’s History Month: Reporter Launches Scholarship for Young Women

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 14, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month, Rosalyn (Ros) Gold-Onwude announced the launch of a new scholarship program for young women. According to a press... Read More

Black, Gifted & Whole Scholarship Program Awards Its First HBCU Recipient

Black, Gifted & Whole Scholarship Program Awards Its First HBCU Recipient

by #teamEBONY   Mar 17, 2017

The Black, Gifted & Whole Foundation has good news for people involved in it who are pursuing higher education. The program, created to uplift... Read More

Jesse Williams

Come Through, Jesse Williams

by Lynne d Johnson   Sep 08, 2016

Before landing his breakout role on ABC’s hit series Grey’s Anatomy, actor Jesse Williams worked as a high school teacher in the public school... Read More

black graduate

How Private Funders Help Black Students Get an Education

by Donna M. Owens   May 25, 2016

On a Sunday morning in April, dappled sunlight streamed through the stained glass windows of Rankin Chapel on the campus of Howard University. Seated... Read More

chris gray shark tank scholly app

Scholarship App Creator Dives into the ‘Shark Tank’

by Stephanie Humphrey   Feb 27, 2015

If you think standing in front of five millionaires on national television trying to find money for your business is intimidating, imagine how hard... Read More

Kareem McKenzie

Super Bowl Winner Reaches Back To Help Future Leaders

by Cory Townes   Dec 09, 2014

Life after football. After the pads and cleats are put in the locker for the last time, many players are left to wonder “what... Read More

Allstate and Tom Joyner ‘Represent’ for HBCUs

Allstate and Tom Joyner ‘Represent’ for HBCUs

by Princess Gabbara   Sep 20, 2013

According to a recent Washington Post article, the amount of money approved for Federal Parents PLUS loans fell 11 percent during the first three quarters... Read More

Why Shouldn’t Diddy’s Son Get a Scholarship?

Why Shouldn’t Diddy’s Son Get a Scholarship?

by David Leonard   May 31, 2012

The announcement that Justin Combs, son of Sean “Diddy” Combs, would take his talents – on the field and in the classroom – to... Read More

Scholarship Scams and Fraudulent Grants on the Rise

Scholarship Scams and Fraudulent Grants on the Rise

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox   May 03, 2012

Federal authorities have issued a report to Congress about a rise in scholarship scams and fraudulent academic grants – just in time for first-year... Read More