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Dominion Energy commits $35 million to support minority students at Hampton University, Norfolk State University

HBCUs in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina and South Carolina will be supported by a $25 million, six-year program.

RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Energy announced on July 17 that it plans to commit $35 million toward supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities and minority student scholarships.

HBCUs in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina will be supported by the $25 million, six-year program.

On Thursday, July 23, the company said Hampton University, Norfolk State University, Virginia Union University and Virginia State University would all benefit from education grants. 

In North Carolina, Dominion has also reached out to North Carolina A&T State University.

Another $10 million will go toward a scholarship fund to support Black students and underrepresented minority students in the Dominion Energy service territory.

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