Popular Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong’o has put smiles on the faces of 40 female students after she awarded them with scholarships worth N 6milion.
Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o made the educational dreams and ambitions of 40 students come alive by offering them $10,000 (N6 million) in scholarships.
The Hollywood actress delivered a wonderful surprise at the 13th convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Lupita Official details from NAACP indicate that the young students received the scholarships during the ACT-SO award ceremony in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
“ACT-SO is a year-long program targeted at high school students to promote their growth in disciplines from visual arts, business, and performing and culinary arts.”
Lupita indicated that she always had big dreams from childhood and education played a huge part in helping her realize them.
“I believe that learners change the world. I am so thrilled to join Lancôme, on behalf of their Write Her Future Scholarship Fund, to award this incredible group of women with these game-changing scholarships,” she said.
The organization’s President & CEO Derrick Johnson pointed out that they are excited to once again come through for talented young women.
“Young people are the future. We’re excited to see how participants in the program will positively impact their communities and create change for themselves and the next generation,” he said.
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