People are turning to social funding platforms like GoFundMe to pay tuition. Generous strangers are making education goals possible.

Cheryl Harris, who is an Allstate Education Sponsor, tells Erica Campbell and GRIFF all about the “Quotes for Education Program.” The program encourages people to support alumnus and others who care about HBCUs to help keep students entering and graduating, by securing scholarship money to help them do so.   Cheryl explains that Allstate has […]

Black Iowa teens received college scholarships for keeping their promise to graduate high school. The scholarship offer and promise to graduate came a decade ago.


After breaking several records throughout the season, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry was chosen as the league’s MVP on Tuesday, becoming the very first unanimous choice in NBA history. “I never really set out to change the game. I never thought that would happen in my career,” said Curry as he accepted his award. […]

Article By Lauren Clements/Sara Charles Dark and Lovely, a hair care brand for women, in partnership with The Tom Joyner Foundation, has awarded five students with $2,000 scholarships. Each of these dynamic scholars are a part of the Young Women with a Purpose Project. In addition to receiving an all-expense paid trip to New York […]

As revelations surrounding the film Concussion, which explores the relationship between football and CTE, continue to make waves across the NFL, one high school student has turned down 12 football scholarships.


This brilliant young woman was offered a spot by 26 colleges (and $3m in scholarships)“ — Maham Masood (@1mahammasood) June 15, 2015 Black girls…

FAIRFAX, VA (March 1, 2012)- Hundreds of seniors at historically black colleges and universities that are members of UNCF(United Negro College Fund) will be able to graduate on time, thanks to a $1 million gift from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) to the UNCF Campaign for Emergency Student Aid (CESA). UNCF, the nation’s largest and […]