TSU creates full scholarship for George Floyd’s daughter Gianna

George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd, attends a press conference with her mother Roxie Washington on June 2, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Washington was joined by her daughter and Floyd's friend, former NBA Player Stephen Jackson, speaking about t ((Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images))

Texas Southern University created a full scholarship fund for George Floyd's daughter Gianna to attend the school.

The announcement was made the day Houston-native George Floyd was laid to rest.

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“The Board (of Regents), in conjunction with the TSU Foundation Board, has approved a fund to provide a full scholarship to Floyd’s beloved daughter, Gianna,” TSU announced in a press release. “TSU’s executive and academic staff will prepare a place for Miss Floyd if she wishes to attend the University."

Floyd was raised in Houston’s Third Ward. The 46-year-old died while in the custody of Minneapolis police last month.

He graduated in 1993 from Yates High School in Houston,