Rihanna is inaugurating a global scholarship program through her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). The Grammy-winning entertainer looks to award international students enrolling in a U.S. college.
In a statement to USA Today, Rihanna said, “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.” and “To be able to give the gift of an education is actually an honor.”
Applicants are required to be citizens or natives of Brazil, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, or Jamaica. They also must be accepted into an accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2016-2017 academic year. However if selected, the applicant will be eligible for $5,000 to $50,000 in scholarship money.