A College of the West Indies College of Law pupil has obtained the coveted Shen Yeng scholarship sponsored by rising hip-hop artist Shenseea.
In a put up on Wednesday, Monifa Peterson shared that the scholarship comes at some extent the place she is attempting to complete her regulation diploma, having began six years in the past. On Instagram, the vivacious 25-year-old spoke about scuffling with tuition charges and being shocked after she was chosen for the award, which was introduced this 12 months by Shenseea.
“Whereas I’m right here preventing the struggle of a lifetime to complete a Diploma I began in 2016, I’d similar to to take the day out to precise my gratitude to the one and Solely @shenseea for giving me the Push of a Lifetime. I went from being Talked down on for having to make use of Pupil loans to finance my Training to Getting FULL TUITION FUNDING from @shenseea,” the younger girl wrote.
She continued that she has been an avid supporter of Shenseea, who herself comes from humble beginnings and infrequently shares her tales about how she rose from poverty to now residing her dream.
“Fairly like Shen at some extent, I actually had my desires really feel like they had been being crushed by circumstances past my management. I trusted God and labored till I used to be capable of repay what I owed my college. However that was solely a PART of the mountain,” she stated.
“Then, after passing the hurdle of the stability proper earlier than one other wave of stress @shenseea gave me the help I at all times wished I had however fought with out,” she stated.
Peterson says she hopes to make use of the help obtained from the ‘Alpha’ artist to assist herself and in addition pay it ahead when the time comes.
Within the meantime, Romeich Leisure CEO Romeich Main, who organized the scholarship on behalf of Shenseea, additionally complimented the artist for conserving her promise to help a pupil.
“When good will we affi present it similar to she promise she will probably be serving to to pay some one tuition and he or she did @shenseea large large transfer this!!! Life changer for a tough working girl @moni_divine all finest hun large up staff #shenyeng nuff good come out a we Jamaican artist them a nuff a them a do greatness a simply media run with dangerous greater than Good!!!” Main wrote on Instagram.
Shenseea hasn’t publicly reacted to the announcement as but. The artist who was featured on Billboard’s Honda Stage this 12 months has at all times been candid about her previous struggles and the way she appreciates training.