RMU Next Century Scholarship students begin academic career


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**UPDATE** Robert Morris does not have a computer science major.

Five students were awarded scholarships covering tuition, room and board for Robert Morris’s Next Century Scholarships.

On Jan. 26, 2021, RMU announced that Netflix founder and co-CEO Reed Hasting will donate $3 million to the university to fund 20 full-ride scholarships over the next four years starting in the fall 2021 semester.

Samuel Berehe, Anthony Guerrero, Aminah Harp, Nana Akua Osei-Sarfo, and Thandi Pfuma were the first students to receive the scholarship and were honored Thursday during a luncheon with university President Dr. Chris Howard.

The RMU Next Century Scholarships are available for students majoring in Computer and Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics and Predictive Analytics, and User Experience User Interface Design (UX-UI).