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Barclays contributes $300,000 to the HBCU Week Scholarship Fund. Kevin Williams, Barclays; Blake Saunders, HBCU Week; Omar McNeill, Barclays; Adam Ahmad, Barclays; along with students from Lincoln University. Photo credit: Fifth Media.

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Barclays Donates $300,000 to the HBCU Week Foundation

The HBCU Week Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization, announced today it has received support from Barclays US Consumer Bank to further its mission to close the education-to-employment gap in higher education. Barclays is endowing a $300,000 scholarship fund that will support the HBCU Week Foundation and students attending five historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs): Delaware State University, Hampton University, Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Howard University.