This is a program that rewards earning your way into college. Lebron james is making paying for college a bit easier.
Lebron james pays tuition for akron students.
Lebron james pays college tuition. In a video posted to the foundation s. Lebron james opens elementary school guarantees college tuition to graduates by ursula perano and nadeem muaddi cnn published 4 25 pm edt sat august 4 2018. Lebron james photo credit.
Nba superstar lebron james gives 4 years of college tuition to the 193 students in the first class of his i promise school. James partnered with ohio s kent state university to grant those 193. Via his i promise school network lebron james is planning to send nearly 200 students involved to college tuition free.
I think lebron s philosophy is that things are earned not given and that aligns. The lebron james family foundation has announced that it will provide four years of free tuition for eligible students in the school s first graduating class. He gifted almost 200 students free tuition.
I promise partnered with kent state to provide four years of college tuition free for qualifying students if they choose to go there. Cnn s coy wire reports. The students are from lebron james i promise school.
Lebron james has partnered with the university of akron to provide a guaranteed four year scholarship to the school for students in james i promise program who qualify. Students will also receive a full year of room and board. Splash news kent state university announced that the first graduates of lebron james i promise school in akron ohio will have their four year college tuition paid.
They were invited to visit kent state university in northeast ohio for a campus tour but it turned out to be a lot more than that.