Netflix, Howard University Establish $5.4M Chadwick Boseman Scholarship

The four-year scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition at Boseman’s alma mater.

One of Howard University’s most beloved and distinguished alumni now has a $5.4 million endowed scholarship in his name.

The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship will fully cover four years of tuition at Howard’s College of Fine Arts, which was renamed after Boseman earlier this year. Netflix is the inaugural donor of the scholarship, which kicks off this fall with one award for each class year and subsequently will be awarded to one incoming freshman annually. The inaugural Boseman recipients are: freshman Sarah Long (musical theatre), sophomore Shawn Smith (acting), junior Janee’ Ferguson (theatre arts administration) and senior Deirdre Dunkin (dance).

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