Scholly Announces Scholarship Fund For Howard University Students Affected By Scandal
We have been reporting on the sit and the embezzlement issues all surrounding HBCU Howard University. With all of that going on at Howard University one group has decided to step and help. Scholly, a comprehensive and accurate scholarship search platform that helps students match with scholarships, and then supports them to win the best scholarships for college, is here to help.
According to a recent statement, the company is committed to helping students pay for college and ensuring they will have the funds to graduate. In order to help Howard students, they are launching a scholarship fund to award students who were adversely affected with up to $10,000 in scholarships per student.
In wake of the incident that occurred at @HowardU #Scholly has opened a scholarship fund awarding the students affected up to $10,000. #SchollyforHowardhttps://t.co/Kfpz9ooRKL pic.twitter.com/5HJfVpKaXO
— Scholly (@MyScholly) March 31, 2018
“To be clear, Scholly is not trying to vilify Howard. We are open to working with the university to identify the students affected and to make sure we help as many students as possible,” stated founder and CEO Christopher Gray to Black Enterprise.
Scholly received the nation’s attention when it was featured on Shark Tank, landing a deal with Daymond John and Lori Greiner while sparking the biggest fight in Shark Tank history. Shortly thereafter, Scholly grew to be the No. 1 overall app in both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store for over three weeks.
The company was named in Inc. Magazine‘s Top College Start-Ups, won Under Armour’s Cupid’s Cup competition, and won Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Competition. Gray was named Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the year for 2015 for Philadelphia and is one of Forbes’ 30 under 30 for 2016.
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