Rihanna is Harvard Universitys humanitarian of the Year.

On Monday, February 28, 2017, the pop star made an appearance at the Ivy League school to accept a plaque given to her by Allen Counter, the director of the Harvard Foundation.

The 29-year-old, who never graduated high school, earned the prestigious award following her various charitable efforts, including her role in creating an oncology centre in Barbados.

"So I made it to Harvard. Never thought I'd be able to say that in my life. But if feels good." she admitted.

The Grammy-winner, was greeted with a chorus of cheers from the crowd.