MC Lyte Scholarship
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MC Lyte Presents NEW Scholars, Justin Matthews and Dyani Colon, with $50,000 Scholarships on the Red Carpet of the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards!
MC Lyte Presents NEW Scholars, John Lawson III and Neil Putzer, with $50,000 Scholarships on the Red Carpet of the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards!
MC LYTE AND HIP HOP SISTERS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCED THE FIRST OF SEVERAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS DURING SOUL TRAIN AWARDS WEEKEND IN NOVEMBER 2014
#EducateOURMen is the signature educational initiative of Hip Hop Sisters Foundation that aims to support and develop males by providing academic scholarships to obtain baccalaureate degrees primarily from HBCU’s; provide access to career and personal mentoring; and increase cultural education and social responsibility.
Each year since it’s inception, Hip Hop Sisters Foundation has presented two $100,000 scholarships during the Soul Train Music Awards. This year, our goal is to present a dozen or more full academic need-based scholarships to Dillard University. Complete the contact form below for scholarship information.
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The #EducateOurMen & Hip Hop Sisters Scholarship
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The process is listed below, please read all of the requirements before submission!
IT ISN’T TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. IN FACT, IT’S ALL MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MC LYTE SCHOLARSHIP:
The purpose of the #EducateOurMen and Hip Hop Sisters Foundation Scholarship is to provide needs-based financial support to African- American scholars who attend a 4-year college/university to further the educational goals. The additional requirements are below.
The applicant must:
- Have a 3.0 cumulative (current)
- Be a 1st year attendee or in the final year of program (transfer students do no constitute “1st year)
- Not be on academic probation
- Maintain FULL-TIME enrollment status at a college or university
- Provide Verification of Enrollment
- Official copy of financial aid award letter
- Official Transcripts
SUBMIT YOUR WRITTEN REQUEST AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO INFO@HIPHOPSISTERS.ORG AND CC DISEREE@HIPPHOPSISTERS.ORG; BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF INQUIRIES RECEIVED, YOU WILL NOT NOT HEAR BACK FROM US UNLESS MORE INFORMATION IS NEEDED OR YOU HAVE BEEN SELECTED.
AFTER YOU HAVE SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION, YOU WILL RECEIVE A MESSAGE INDICATING THAT WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR SUBMISSION.
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FUSION gives you the opportunity to read a private conversation between Civil Right Leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. and Hip Hop Legend MC Lyte. This captivating conversation examines how the Civil Rights Movement helped with the emergence of Hip Hop and how Hip Hop continues to help the survival of the Civil Rights Movement – with a rare focus on the roles women played throughout this unique era.
The interdependence of the Civil Rights Movement to Hip Hop is unquestionable; hence FUSION uncovers unknown historical stories that show the FUSION of these worlds. FUSION is that rare conversation turned to life – with an interpersonal look at two worlds: Civil Rights & Hip Hop, colliding in a riveting dialogue between two historic and lyrical leaders. A portion of the proceeds benefit #EDUCATEOURMEN.