Beyonce Announces Formation Scholarship Program for College-Bound Girls
Beyonce has just announced an exciting new project to mark the one year anniversary of Lemonade — a scholarship to support young women who are “unafraid to think outside the box, bold, creative, conscious, and confident.”
Formation Scholars is a joint venture between Queen Bey and her management company, Parkwood Entertainment, according to her charity site, BeyGood.
Four students attending four different universities will be awarded the scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year will, and must be studying creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies to be eligible.
The four schools Bey chose to participate are Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Spelman College and Parsons School of Design.
Recipients must be “incoming, current or graduate students” of these universities.
She’s also donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to hospitals in Haiti after taking a trip to survey the damage of it’s massive 2010 earthquake.
More recently, she's been involved in the Black Lives Matter Movement and donated to the Flint Water Crisis. The 35-year-old has also been known to visit fans in the hospital who have been injured at her concerts.
If you’d like to apply, applications are available at the four universities’ individual websites.
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