Google has been named the official sponsor of the Inaugural Toyota HBCU New York Football Classic Halftime Show. The highly-anticipated matchup between Howard University and Morehouse College will take place at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on September 17th, 2022.
According to the press release, Google will donate $350,000 in funding, which includes $210,000 in scholarships to 105 HBCU students as the sponsor for the historic game. Additionally, “each recipient will be awarded $2,000 for books and laptops for the upcoming school year—students from any HBCU are eligible to apply.”
“We’re so excited to serve as this year’s official halftime sponsor for the Inaugural Toyota HBCU New York Football Classic,” says Melonie Parker, Chief Diversity Officer at Google. “HBCUs continue to serve as safe havens for Black students and are responsible for shaping the next generation of leaders and thinkers across today’s leading industries, including tech. At Google, we want to do our part to support these institutions and their students as we work to make tech more inclusive and representative at all levels of the workforce, together.”
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