Singer Rihanna has announced a scholarship program to send well deserving students from the Caribbean, US and South America to college, Jamaica’s Gleaner reports.
The Barbados-born beauty is awarding up to $50,000 (£35,000) through her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) for students in Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Guyana, Jamaica, or the US.
“To be able to give the gift of an education is actually an honour,” the 28-year-old said on her new scholarship program.
“Higher education will help provide perspective, opportunities and learning to a group of kids who really deserve it. I am thrilled to be able to do this.”
In order to be eligible, applicants must be residents of Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Guyana, Jamaica, or the US, and have already been accepted into a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the 2016-2017 year.
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