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News Source:, April 24, 2017

Music megastar Beyonce announced “Formation Scholars,” a scholarship which is to “encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident,” according to a post on her website

Purpose of the Scholarship


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.

Winners & Field of Studies

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.

Colleges Selected for Beyonce’s Scholarship

The schools selected for participation are Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College.  All details and application deadlines are available directly from the colleges.

About the 4 Colleges

Most international students are not very familiar with the four schools selected by Beyoncé.   Below is a brief intro the four special schools.  Check them out.   You may like some of their outstanding programs.