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Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship Foundation Offers Scholarship Opportunities

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter comments, “Sometimes, people just need the opportunity to be great. We created the scholarship foundation to be an opening of a door; the first step in a new direction. No one should be cheated out a chance at success just because they can’t continue their education. I want to do my part so anyone that really wants it has a chance to achieve their dream.”

The application is now available.


Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be a US Citizen, 25 years or younger, with at least a 2.0 GPA, who also falls under one of the following categories:

  1. High School Senior
  2. Student who has received their GED diploma
  3. Undergraduate college student pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree
  4. Vocational school student

The application must be completed by the published deadline date- May 31, 2013 (11:59PM EST).

Once you start your application, you may pause and continue at a later time, but you will not be allowed to continue past the deadline date. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission, so make sure all questions are answered, and all required documents are included in your final submission.

  1. Jaween Charles Benatifam
    May 17, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    I come from Ghana in a developing country in West Africa, could you kindly link me to any scholarship organization that helps the poor and needy students who need scholarship for masters and PhD courses. Thanks, hope to here from you soon.

  2. Mary
    May 19, 2013 at 8:23 am

    Excellent start! We look forward to this scholarship being made available to Global Citizens of all ages!!!! Thank you Jay-Z – Mr. S. Carter

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