Hip Hop legend, and entrepreneur Jay-Z and his entertainment company, Roc Nation, are uniting with Brooklyn Long Island University to develop The Roc Nation School of Music, sport, and entertainment.
Programs For Undergrad Students & High Schoolers
”We’re excited that the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will provide unique insight, knowledge and experiences for students and introduce the world to the next generation of unmatched talent,” said Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez.
High schoolers will be able to register in summer residential camps. Students ages 10-18 can attend year-round Saturday programs in music and sports management.
The School will provide students undergraduate degrees in music, music technology, entrepreneurship & production, and sports management. Applicants can begin joining for the fall 2021 semester this fall.
“Pursuing higher education is an investment in one’s future. This partnership, envisioned alongside LIU President Dr. Cline is a true investment in our community and young people in Brooklyn, in New York City and beyond,” said Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez.
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— Roc Nation (@RocNation) August 4, 2020
Students will learn from college professors, and have the opportunity to work with visiting guest artists and lecturers while achieving a background in the profession of their choosing through internships and a system of professional connections. Roc Nation Hope Scholarships will be allotted to 25 percent of the incoming freshmen class. These scholars will finish from the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment debt free, and will receive individualized support and mentorship. Applicants can begin enrolling for the fall 2021 semester this fall.The programs will commence in spring 2021, and need-based scholarships will be usable for the camps.
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