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Nicki Minaj Offers to Pay More Than $25,000 of Fans' College Costs

"Show me straight A's that I can verify w/ur school and I'll pay it," the rapper tweeted

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    Nicki Minaj decided to help out fans on Twitter Saturday night by offering to pay for more than $25,000 of their college costs.

    She was promoting a contest on Twitter, in which fans who sent videos of themselves singing her new song "Regret in Your Tears" could win a free trip to meet her at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

    "Well you wanna pay for my tuition?" one person asked.

    "Show me straight A's that I can verify w/ur school and I'll pay it. Who wants to join THAT contest?!?!" Minaj replied. "Dead serious. Shld I set it up?"

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    The result? The rapper ended up offering to pay off more than $25,000 of her fans' college tuition, loans and other school costs.

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    A couple of Twitter users posted photos of their transcripts, as she requested.

    Others got pretty specific about their requests.

    "1k would be more then enough for my 3 summer classes help me Nic @NICKIMINAJ," one person wrote.

    "That's it? I'll send it tmrw. dm me ur bank info babe. Next!" Minaj responded.

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    Another person requested "$500 for my summer books and supplies."

    "Done. Dm ur info," the rapper said.

    "Ok u guys. It's been fun. Let me make those payments tmrw then see if I have any money left," Minaj wrote. "I'll do some more in a month or 2."

    In April, Chrissy Teigen made headlines as well when she paid off a woman's beauty school bills.

    "I'm really excited for you to live out your passion," the model and Lip Sync Battle star said.