What do Chime and 21 Savage have in common? A lot. It’s the passion we share for our communities, and the knowledge that everyone’s better off knowing how to manage their money. That’s why we’re coming together to share smart money tips and scholarship opportunities with families across the country. Teaming up to spread financial literacy? Issa no-brainer.
$1,000 Scholarship Program
Chime is partnering with 21 Savage’s Leading By Example foundation and EverFi to award 100 $1,000 scholarships to high-school students across the country—helping them take their financial futures into their own hands. Through a series of quick online lessons in the form of a playlist, we’ll teach you how to step-up your money game with lessons in banking, budgeting, credit scores, and more. All while giving you a chance to put some cash in your account.
How it Works
Learn about financial literacy through our quick online course playlist. Afterwards, eligible students will be able to complete an essay for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
Anyone can take the courses, but only students in grades 9-12 who meet the requirements and complete the playlist are eligible to win the scholarship.
Click the button
You’ll be taken to our partnering site, EverFi.
Take the lessons
Learn financial literacy by taking each lesson in the playlist.
Send the assignment
After the lessons, write the short essay and submit!
More to come
Chime and 21 Savage aren’t finished bringing you chances to learn more about proper money management just yet. Be on the lookout for more financial literacy opportunities throughout 2020 and 2021 and start handling your money like a savage.
About 21 Savage ‘Leading By Example’ Bank Account Foundation:
Leading By Example Foundation, is a 501c3 nonprofit foundation 21 Savage created to spearhead his philanthropic endeavors. Using the double-platinum standout single “Bank Account” from 21 Savage’s Issa Album, 21 Savage in partnership with Chime is launching the “21 Savage Bank Account” campaign to create social awareness around financial literacy. The campaign encourages youth to understand the basics of managing money, opening bank accounts, and saving for college.
Chime, the leading US provider of mobile banking services helps members avoid bank fees, save money automatically, and achieve financial peace of mind. Founded by financial and tech industry veterans Chris Britt and Ryan King, Chime offers its members on behalf of its banking partners, The Bancorp Bank and Stride Bank, Members FDIC, a Spending Account, optional Savings Account, Chime Visa Debit Card and a powerful mobile app that gives them complete control of their finances. The Chime mobile app is available for iPhone®️ and Android devices and has been featured as one of the top rated Money Management apps in the App Store.
About Juma Ventures
Juma Ventures is a nonprofit social enterprise that operates businesses with the purpose of employing young people. At Juma, youth EARN a paycheck, LEARN to manage their money and gain essential skills like responsibility, teamwork and how to communicate in the workplace. Ultimately they get CONNECTED to their next job and set on a path to a career. Juma operates concessions businesses in 20 professional sports and entertainment venues across six US cities. Since 1993, Juma has employed over 8,100 low-income students who have earned $11 million in wages, saved $6.4 million for higher education and generated $36.6 million in enterprise revenue to continue advancing its mission. www.juma.org
About EverFi, Inc.
EverFi is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning including topics like Financial Education, Digital Citizenship, STEM Career Readiness, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship and Character Education. Founded in 2008, EverFi is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 18 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EverFi investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, The Rise Fund and Rethink Education. The EverFi Education Network powers more than 4,200 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada. Learn more at EverFi.com
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