Metallica Scholars Initiative program continues for the second year of its support of community colleges. They also build their career and technical education.
One of the biggest band in the heavy metal genre make a various donation about education or health. This donation project was created in 2019 with a partnership between their All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Additionally, this organization representing the countries with more than 1,000 community colleges. 10 colleges from communities support the Metallica during its recent U.S. tours. They were also selected via a competitive application process, each receiving $100,000 toward programs designed to support students training to enter the American workforce.
Project gonna continue after the first year, the band received reports from all ten schools receiving aid. The first more the 700 first-wave Metallica scholars had an overall 80-90 percent completion rate and 95 percent job placement for those who complete their certifications and studies. With the expansion to 15 schools receiving aid and new partners contribute, the All Within My Hands organization is looking at $1.5 million help for their effort.
Also, Lars Ulrich added:
“Our 2019 Metallica Scholars have exceeded expectations and inspired us in more ways than we could have possibly imagined. We’re really excited to be able to expand the initiative in its second year, assisting more students in achieving their dreams and transforming their lives in 2020.”
All Within My Hands Executive Director Dr. Edward Frank added:
“The impact of the Metallica Scholars Initiative has been extremely gratifying. We are indebted to all the schools, the AACC, and co-sponsors such as Wolverine, for their dedication to making this program successful and their help in changing the lives of so many people. This transformative effect is exactly what the band and the board had hoped for when we started this program.”
All Within My Hands Foundation was established in 2017 by Metallica’s to help more people. AWMH is also focused on supporting sustainable communities through education and healthcare. You can also watch Metallica Scholars Initiative program first-year scholar below.