Thurgood Marshall College Fund And Apple To Create New HBCU Scholarship Program

On Aug. 25, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) started admitting applicants for its brand new scholarship institute, the Apple HBCU Scholars Program.

Slated as now being the biggest scholarship program for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 30 high-ranking undergraduate students will be given award packages, year-long mentorships with Apple employees and a paid summer internship at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA.

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Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. the President and CEO of (TMCF), notes the distinction between giving students money for tuition and providing students with varied resources to succeed.

“There are ‘scholarships’ and then there are ‘scholarship programs,’” said Taylor, Jr. “Apple has made an historic investment in a scholarship program that will transform the lives of HBCU star students by not only removing the financial barriers to college attendance, but by providing them additional non-financial program elements like Apple mentors

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