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Travis Scott Continues To Honor His Family's Ties To HBCUs With $1M Scholarship Fund

Travis Scott’s commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) continues. The global superstar’s Cactus Jack Foundation is ensuring that 100 college students are able to walk across the stage this year with a $1 million donation. The scholarship is named in honor of Scott’s grandfather, an HBCU alum and educator at Prairie View A&M University, located in the entertainer’s home state of Texas. The Waymon Webster Scholarship Fund has provided $10,000 in scholarships to seniors facing hardship despite achieving academic excellence. What’s more, it is the second year that Scott has launched an initiative in support of HBCUs. “Excellence abounds in every Black household, but too often opportunity does not – and Black students are left behind or counted out,” said Scott in an official press release. “So that’s what my family and I set out to change. We congratulate all 100 scholarship recipients this year. I know we will see great things from them – and we are already...

May 18, 2022