Where was Nicki Minaj when I was going through university?!?!


All kidding aside, Nicki Minaj is doing something very cool for her fans: she’s offering to help pay their tuition!

It all started when Nicki tweeted about a contest to her followers, giving them the chance to join her at this year’s Billboard Music Awards (which take place on May 21st). A fan instead suggested that Nicki offer to pay their college/university fees.

Nicki agreed but said you needed to have straight A’s and being doing well in school.



This isn’t the first time that Nicki has publicly stressed the importance of education. She’s created her very own scholarship program for students and a few years ago, during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show she told YouTube sensations Sophia Grace and Rosie to stay in school, “Music is beautiful, but I want you to stay in school, OK? Put your books first and singing second.”



Here is an example of some of the responses Nicki has received from fans after her generous offer (via Sung Min Kim, Twitter).



Tweets via Billboard.

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