Beyoncé Announces ‘Formation Scholars’ Awards for Women

In honor of the one-year anniversary of her groundbreaking visual album “Lemonade,” Beyoncé has announced the establishment of Formation Scholars, a scholarship program for young women studying creative arts, music, literature, or African-American studies.

Four scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year to one student at each participating college: Berklee College of Music, Parsons School of Design, Spelman College and D.C.’s own Howard University.

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According to a statement, the program’s aim is to “encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”

Check out the statement on her website or below.

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