Morgan Stanley has announced the launch of Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars, an integrated program to strategically engage with and support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The program will support 60 scholarships for students at Howard University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College to set scholars up on a path to educational attainment and financial independence by lifting the barrier of higher education costs. This effort is a part of Morgan Stanley’s larger mission to create an integrated, holistic and transparent diversity and inclusion strategy both internally and externally through the Institute for Inclusion announced in June.
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Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars will have the following major focus areas programmatically:
- Financial Support
- For the next four years, Morgan Stanley will provide academic and needs-based four-year scholarships (“Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars Program”) at each institution. The scholarships will cover the entire cost of attending the institution for each academic year and will be open to students across all disciplines and majors.
- The first year class size is 15 scholars;…