By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – The founder and co-CEO of Netflix is giving RMU $3 million to fund 20 full scholarships.READ MORE: 'I Was Terrified:' Woman Recalls Stranger Following Her Car For Miles
The scholarships funded by Reed Hastings will include room, board and textbooks beginning with students entering the university in the fall of 2021.READ MORE: Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene
They’re open to applicants from underrepresented groups and “others who demonstrate a commitment to empowering members of underrepresented groups, combating stereotypes, and enabling others to better understand persons of different races, ethnicities, or other traits.”
The scholarships are directed at students pursuing careers in technology or mathematics-related fields like actuarial science, computer and information systems and data analytics.MORE NEWS: Mountaineers Become Bowl-Eligible With 34-28 Win Over Kansas
Students who are interested in applying and want to learn more can go online.