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Fred VanVleet starts up scholarship program in Toronto – MyStateline.com

by: Scott Leber

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF)–Rockford native and Toronto Raptors star Fred VanVleet is ready to dish out some more big assists off the court. He’s starting up a scholarship program.

VanVleet is partnering with the University of Toronto’s Rotman Business Program to provide a scholarship each year to a deserving black or indigenous student. Each student will receive four years of tuition and board toward an undergraduate degree.

In addition to being an NBA player VanVleet is also a successful businessman, and he wants to help others succeed in the business field.

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