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Meg Thee Stallion is giving $10,000 scholarships to women of color. How to apply

Attention Hotties!



a woman posing for a picture: Megan Thee Stallion is awarding two $10,000 scholarships to women of color. (Charles Sykes / Invision / Associated Press)


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Megan Thee Stallion is awarding two $10,000 scholarships to women of color. (Charles Sykes / Invision / Associated Press)

Megan Thee Stallion kicked off the hot girl school year on Thursday by launching the Don’t Stop Scholarship fund for “women of color pursuing a degree in any field of study.”

Students from all over the world working toward an associate’s, bachelor’s or post-graduate degree are encouraged to apply online for the chance to win one of two $10,000 scholarships named after the rapper’s latest single, “Don’t Stop,” featuring Young Thug.

“In honor of all the young women out there who don’t stop working hard to get their education,” the application website reads. “Women remain underrepresented and undervalued in society and female students of color are at a larger disadvantage when it comes to access to financial resources.

“Still a college student

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Megan Thee Stallion Is Giving Away 2 $10,000 College Scholarships to Women of Color

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 26: Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Slide on over to the nearest laptop because Megan Thee Stallion has started a college fund for women of color, and she’s giving away two $10,000 scholarships to students in need. In partnership with Amazon Music’s Rap Rotation, the scholarships will be given to two hardworking women students of color who are pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s, or postgraduate degree in any field of study. “In honor of all the young women out there who don’t stop working hard to get their education!” the fund’s website reads. “Women remain underrepresented and undervalued in society and female students of color are at a larger disadvantage when it comes to access to financial resources.”

Megan is a currently a senior at Texas

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Anonymous $1M cash gift to establish scholarships for Black engineering students at Purdue

lewis-rLDavid Robert Lewis (Photo, courtesy of Purdue University Archives and Special Collections)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An anonymous $1 million cash gift from a member of the Purdue University College of Engineering community will establish scholarships named in honor of the college’s first Black graduate as an impetus to energize and expand ongoing support to recruit and retain Black engineering students.

This gift extends a trend that has seen the total number of endowed scholarships for underrepresented minorities surge since 2013—from 43 to 140 as of Aug. 31 —with committed dollars quadrupling from $4.7 million to $17.2 million.

The new diversity in engineering scholarship endowment is named in memory of alumnus David Robert Lewis, who graduated from Purdue with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1894. A native of Greensburg, Indiana, Lewis was one of only nine Black students who graduated from Indiana colleges between the Civil War

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