Beating the odds: Homeless teen receives millions in scholarships

Beating the odds: Homeless teen receives millions in scholarships

A homeless teen has reportedly been offered $3 million in scholarships, which is about R43 million.

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Tupac Moseley always wanted to go to college but it seemed as if the teen's dream would stay just that - a dream. Moseley, who attended the Raleigh Egypt High School, was hit by several challenges when he was a senior.

Moseley lost his father and soon after his death he and his family were evicted from their home, leaving them homeless. Liftable, a division of the Western Journal, reported Moseley and his siblings had to go to different homes.

Moseley went on to graduate as Valedictorian at his high school, and soon offers of financial assistance came streaming in. Moseley told WHBQ-TV.

An NPO, For the Kingdom, offered the family help but it meant by would be living in a cabin on camp grounds.

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However, Briefly.co.za gathered Moseley was grateful and he did not let his circumstances steal his dream - so he applied to different colleges and 40 of them accepted him.

Moseley went on to graduate as Valedictorian at his high school and soon offers of financial assistance came streaming in.

According to reports, Moseley earned $3 million in scholarships, which is over R43 million.

He plans on pursuing an electrical engineering degree at the Tennessee State University. Out of the massive amount he received in scholarships, Moseley will only be able to use the scholarships applicable to Tennessee State University.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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