Nelly Answers Scholarship Prayers


If you need a scholarship, rapper/actor/fashion entrepreneur Nelly could be the answer to  your prayers.

On Sunday, he hosted the 3rd annual Black and White Ball, St. Louis’ premier celebrity gala party.

That’s when he announced the launch of the “Black and White Ball” Scholarship.

It’s a partnership between the Apple Bottoms creator, Lindenwood University’s Black Student Union and Plaza Motors.

Scholarship deets:

  • full-tuition
  • will be awarded to two students from Missouri and the St. Louis metropolitan area
  • renewable for four years
  • open to all incoming first-year students who meet the University’s requirements for admission
  • recipient must demonstrate academic success and financial need

Ashanti, Jermaine Dupri, rapper Murphy Lee, R&B legend Ernie Isley, and NFL stars Steven JacksonOrlando Pace, and Laurence Maroney were also guests at the ball.

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