Rihanna and the Clara Lionel Foundation shared the news on Monday via Instagram of the launch of the foundation’s Global Scholarship Program.
Clara Lionel Foundation’s post read, “Get to know the students, scholars, and patients supported by our programs in a new video on ClaraLionelFoundation.org and apply for our our Global Scholarship Program today.”
Rihanna also shared the news on her Instagram.
According to the website:
Clara Lionel Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist citizens or natives of Brazil, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, or Jamaica who plan to continue their education in college in the United States.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender or disability.
You can read more about eligibility requirements and apply for the Global Scholarship Program here.
About the Clara Lionel Foundation:
The Clara Lionel Foundation is a 501C3 organization which works to improve the quality of life for communities globally in the areas of health, education, arts and culture.
The Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) was founded in 2012 by Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite. Grants funded by CLF are used to promote global programs in the areas that Rihanna is most passionate about including health, education, arts and culture. Current programs include the Clara Braithwaite Center for Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, the Clara Lionel Foundation Global Scholarship Program and the Barbados Micro Grants for Schools Program. Having raised tens of millions of dollars for charitable causes over the years, Rihanna’s remarkable and inspiring legacy of service to others continues in CLF’s mission, programs and partnerships.