April 16, 2018
Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella
Fresh off a dynamic performance at Coachella over the weekend, Beyoncé is awarding four $25,000 scholarships to one student at four Historically Black College and Universities, including Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Bethune-Cookman University and Tuskegee University.
According to her website, “the disciplines will include literature, creative arts, African- American studies, science, education, business, communications, social sciences, computer science and engineering. All applicants must maintain a 3.5 GPA or above. All finalists and winners will be selected by the universities. Winners will be announced this summer.”
This is the second year Mrs. Carter has funded a scholarship, on the one year anniversary of Lemonade, she partnered with four colleges and universities across the country to launch the Formation Scholars program.
In related news, JAY-Z is also looking to send kids to college in conjunction with his Shawn Carter Foundation. The deadline is April 30th.
TELL US: What schools should Bey add to the list?