The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood is partnering with Metamucil (a Procter & Gamble brand) to host a challenge that will donate scholarships worth up to $10K exclusively to Historically Black College & Universities (HBCUs) and the Divine 9 Organizations. To help your favorite HBCU and Divine 9 Organizations win these scholarship prizes, sign up for the Metamucil 2 Week Challenge. The HBCU and Divine 9 Organization with the most sign ups win! You can sign up until the end of February and winners will be announced on March 27th, live at the NAACP Awards.

What is Metamucil?

Did you know that African Americans experience much higher rates of many health concerns than their Caucasian peers? The best way to beat these odds and not become a statistic is to stay healthy in the first place. One way to take care of your health is to take Metamucil daily.

Metamucil is made with a super fiber called Psyllium that helps promote digestive health by trapping and removing the waste that weighs you down*, leaving you feeling lighter and more energetic**. When taken daily, It can also help lower cholesterol† and promote healthy blood sugar levels*.

What is the Challenge and How to Enter

The Metamucil Two Week Challenge invites you to take metamucil daily for two weeks to promote your digestive health*. Once you sign up, Metamucil will support you through your journey by sending you an email a day for 14 days with coupons, tips and tricks! The challenge is not only a great way promote your digestive health* but it will also help your HBCU and associated Divine 9 Organizations. 


Metamucil will tally entries at the end of February when the contest ends, and announce winners on March 27th live at the NAACP awards. The three HBCUs, five fraternities and four sororities that had the most registrations will receive the donations below. First place winners will receive the full $10k but smaller prizes are available as well. 

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

†Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One serving of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber. One serving of Metamucil capsules has at least 1.8 grams of this soluble fiber.