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Roc Nation’s $300 Million Scholarship Initiative Aims to Transform Philadelphia Education

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation launches a $300 million scholarship program in Philadelphia to aid low-income students.

Roc Nation’s $300 Million Scholarship Initiative to Boost Education in Philadelphia

Roc Nation, led by Jay-Z, is launching a major effort in Philadelphia to support education for low-income students. They plan to invest around $300 million in scholarships, aiming to help students attend prestigious schools across the city. This initiative part of the PASS program aims to improve opportunities for students in struggling public schools, according to the report of Face to Face Africa.

Roc Nation’s Managing Director of Philanthropy, Dania Diaz highlights the importance of empowering young people in Philadelphia. The campaign, running from June 10 to June 21, seeks to raise awareness and inspire students and families to pursue their educational goals.

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Boosting Accessibility in Philadelphia Education

Scholarships will range from $2,500 for half-day kindergarteners to $15,000 for special needs students, with eligibility based on family income not exceeding $75,000 for a family of four. The goal is to make education more accessible to those who need it most.

Roc Nation’s commitment to Philadelphia extends beyond this initiative. Through events like the Made in America Festival, they have a history of supporting the city’s community. Despite the festival’s hiatus since 2023, Roc Nation remains dedicated to uplifting Philadelphians and creating opportunities for growth.

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