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24-Year-Old Entrepreneur Bryce Thompson Awards $100K in Scholarships to HBCU Students

In honor of Black History Month, 24-year-old entrepreneur, investor, and former Morehouse College student Bryce Thompson is putting action behind his philanthropic work to award $100,000 total in scholarships to 10 HBCU students. According to a press release, Thompson’s scholarship efforts — powered by his IAMS Foundation and support from the Scholly app — launched last Fall with a goal to ease HBCU students’ burden of college tuition amid several world-changing crises such as the global health pandemic, racial violence, and skyrocketing unemployment. Upon receiving hundreds of applications, Thompson has chosen 10 students to receive these charitable scholarships with a surprise hometown visit from Thompson himself. The scholarship winners include Jalen Robinson (Morehouse), Tate Toole (Morehouse), Robert Pinkney (Morehouse), Je’Von James Tone (Texas Southern University), Miles Smith (Bethune-Cooke University), Kaleb Perkins (Livingstone College), Daisha Green (Philander Smith...

Njera Perkins

Feb 9, 2021