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"Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar."
– Nnamdi Azikiwe

Become a Shine Scholar
Elevating communities through educational excellence by investing in the next generation of future leaders.

What is our mission?

The mission of Project SHINE is to advance underrepresented students through a comprehensive educational process that promotes excellence and provides them with the skills and resources necessary to become globally competitive business leaders.

The initiative is providing pathways to economic growth by serving, educating, empowering, and developing students by using educational excellence as a pipeline to personal and professional success.

Project SHINE is a direct result of its mission, which contributes to successful independent lives for today’s economy.


Improving outcomes and educational opportunities for minorities in post-secondary education.


Innovating new models of learning, and expanding traditional methods of education excellence.


Impacting our communities through awareness of education excellence and entrepreneurship.


Inspiring the next generation of future leaders by exposing students to career opportunities.

News & Events

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Meet the Founder

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Our History

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SHINE Academy

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