Rihanna is trying to assist financially-strapped college students abroad who’ve been accepted at U.S. schools.
College students from Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Guyana, and Jamaica are eligible for her international scholarship program in the event that they’ve earned acceptance “right into a bachelor’s diploma program at an accredited four-year school or college in the USA for the 2016-2017 yr,” based on USA Right now.
“To have the ability to give the present of an schooling is definitely an honor,” stated Rihanna, whose album ANTI stays within the prime 5 on the Billboard 200 this week. “Greater schooling will assist present perspective, alternatives, and studying to a gaggle of youngsters who actually deserve it. I’m thrilled to have the ability to do that.”
Scholarships will vary from $5,000 to $50,000, based mostly on standards that a committee has put forth. That very same group will display all candidates and provide you with an inventory of 50 finalists. Winners can be introduced someday earlier than August.
This system was launched by way of Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Basis, based in 2012 as a tribute to her grandparents Clara and Lionel Braithwaite.
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