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The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students, as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpose of the scholarship is to help underserved students who may not be eligible for other scholarships.

Students who have either graduated from high school or earned their G.E.D. may apply. Minimum grade point average is 2.0. Students must have a strong desire to go to college and earn their degrees. Students must also have a desire to give back to their communities.

The scholarship fund was established by Gloria Carter and her son Shawn Carter (better known as rapper/business mogul Jay-Z) to offer a unique opportunity to students who have been incarcerated or faced particular life challenges but still want to pursue higher education.

For more details and/or to apply, visit:

www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/05/shawn-carter-foundation-scholarship.html.

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