Beyonce Introduces Formation Scholarship Awards to Empower Young Women
Posted On 02 May 2017 / 0 Comment
To celebrate the first anniversary of her award winning, record breaking album lemonade, heavily pregnant Beyonce, who is due to put to bed sometime in summer has decided to give back and empower creative young women.
The official statement on Beyoncé’s site goes thus:
“To add to the celebration of the one year anniversary of Lemonade, Beyoncé Knowles Carter announces the establishment of Formation scholars awards for the 2017-2018 academic year, to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident”
LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Beyonce performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
“Four scholarships will be awarded, one per college, to female incoming, current or graduate students pursuing studies in creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies. The schools selected for participation are Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College.”