Netflix and Howard University have established a $5.4 million scholarship in honor of Chadwick Boseman, called The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship. Boseman died in August of 2020 after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer. He is well known for starring roles in Black Panther, 42, a Jackie Robinson biopic, and Get On Up. The memorial scholarship will cover four years at Howard’s College of Fine Arts, which was renamed after Boseman this year. “The scholarship embodies Chadwick’s love for Howard, his passion for storytelling, and his willingness to support future generations of Howard students,” said Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, president of Howard University.

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