Nicki Minaj is a lot of things — rapper, business mogul, and now, the patron saint of cash-strapped students.

Minaj just announced the winners of her Student of the Game contest, all of whom will receive financial assistance for school straight from the "Chun-Li" singer herself.

After narrowing down finalists, Minaj chose 37 people to support — with money going toward everything from tuition to equipment to helping pay for some students' AP tests and get others back into school (because you know the FAFSA isn't all it's cracked up to be).

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From legalizing marriage equality to advocating for society to better understand the fluidity of gender and sexuality, activists have made incredible strides for queer and trans rights and success in the U.S.

But there's a group of LGBTQ individuals that's struggling, and it's clear that changes need to be made.

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A fan jokingly asked Nicki Minaj to pay his tuition. Her response was A+.

One fan's joke sparked some wonderfully unexpected generosity.

"Well you wanna pay for my tuition?" a fan jokingly asked rapper Nicki Minaj on Twitter.

Minaj was promoting a contest on Twitter for a fan to join her at the Billboard Music Awards, and cheekily announcing that she has enough money to fly any fan from any country to the show, when she was hit with the unexpected question.

While the original tweet was about attending the Billboard Music Awards, Minaj's Twitter contest quickly  morphed into something entirely different.

Any fan who could show her they were getting straight As, Minaj would pay their tuition, as long as she could verify it with their school. "Who wants to join THAT contest?!?!" she tweeted. "Dead serious."

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Watch these two deliver real talk on why the student loan game is rigged.

Are student loans the worst or The Worst Ever? Franchesca Ramsey and Benjamin O'Keefe break it down for us.

How do your feelings about your student loans stack up against your feelings about your college experience?

Franchesca Ramsey nails the conflicting feelings so many of us have right at the start of her latest "Decoded" video, "5 Reasons Student Loans are Bulls**t":

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