2022 marks the second year that Travis Scott supports HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities). The support comes in the form of scholarships via the Cactus Jack Foundation’s Waymon Webster Scholarship Fund. The project is run by Travis Scott’s sister and HBCU student, Jordan Webster. 100 Students experiencing financial hardship during their senior year and risk […]
We’re excited to announce, Designer Eyewear Brand Tyche + Iset recently launched a fundraising initiative in support of The HBCU Foundation and other Black organizations serving their communities. Read below, or follow this link to lend your support: https://www.tycheandiset.com/products/black-orgs-patch We must EMPOWER. We must LOVE. We must TRUST. We must HOPE. Words hold Power. Words […]
Virtual Town Hall to Focus on Solutions to COVID-19 Education Crisis for Poor & Working-Class Families
TODAY: Virtual Town Hall to Focus on Solutions to COVID-19 Education Crisis for Poor & Working-Class Families Event to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Minneapolis, MN – A coalition of leading education scholars and community leaders will participate in a virtual town hall today, Aug. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. […]
The New York Life Foundation will match employee donations to The HBCU Foundation and pledges an additional $1 million to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Now that you’ve postmarked your application, or hit that “Send” button, there are still some “to-dos” to check off of your list once you’ve applied for a scholarship.
Academic Research Moms Group Launches Scholarship Fund In Partnership with The HBCU Foundation & Meharry Medical College
The ARM Fund for Medical and Research Trainee Moms Sets $60,000 Goal In Support of Scholarships for post-undergraduate Research Moms.
Billionaire Robert Smith Launches New HBCU Initiative to Ease Burden of Student Loans | via Washington Informer
Billionaire Robert Smith, who pledged during a commencement speech last year to pay off the student debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College, is launching a new initiative aimed at easing the burden of student loans at historically Black colleges and universities. The nonprofit Student Freedom Initiative will address the disproportionate loan burden on […]
The HBCU Foundation, a Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit whose aim is to provide scholarship aid to deserving students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities, announced on Monday, a $50,000 grant from the leading academic publishing company, Springer Nature, in support of HBCU scholarships. More than three quarters of our nation’s HBCUs offer graduate and professional programs […]
Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner among nominees for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award | via NBCSports.com
By Lindsey Wisniewski He’s an eight-year NFL veteran, Super Bowl champion, five-time Pro Bowler and four-time NFL First-Team All-Pro. And now, Bobby Wagner is being recognized for his excellence off-the-field as the Seattle Seahawks nominee for the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes NFL players across the country who strive […]
Earn Dollars for Scholars! Submit Volunteer Hours for your #WPMOYChallenge Retweets and Employers Match Your Donation!
MAKE IT COUNT! You can submit volunteer hours for all of your hard work Retweeting on behalf of Bobby Wagner and The HBCU Foundation as a part of the Walter Payton Man of the Year Challenge! The NFL player with the most Retweets using their custom hashtag wins and up to $25,000 is donated to […]