SCS, U of M launch George Floyd Memorial Scholarship

SCS, U of M launch George Floyd Memorial Scholarship

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Friday, Shelby County Schools and the University of Memphis announced their commitment to creating a scholarship in honor of George Floyd.

The George Floyd Memorial Scholarship fund is being established help fight systemic racism and racial inequality.

Sunday, SCS and U of M will induct the first class of 50 African American male middle school students into their African American Male Academy, with the goal of extending a financial lifeline to young men when they attend the U of M years from now.

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