Beyoncé Announces Formation Scholarship Program And Fans Go Crazy
It seems there is nothing Beyoncé can’t do.
In a bid to prove that girls really do rule the world, Queen Bey is doing all she can to help them in their studies.
She’s releasing a new scholarship for women completing degrees in creative arts, literature, music or African-American studies.
‘Formation Scholars’ will become available for the academic year 2017-18 for the lucky few selected.
Her amazing project comes one year on from the release of her award-winning video album Lemonade.
The ‘Love on Top’ singer aims to help four women from separate colleges.
The announcement on her website explains,
To add to the celebration of the one-year anniversary of LEMONADE, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announces the establishment of Formation Scholars.
[The scholarship is] to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.
Four different schools – Howard University, Spelman College, Berklee College of Music and Parsons School of Design – are teaming up with the pop star.
Fans are going crazy since the 35-year old’s announcement on Twitter.
One fan is describing it as a ‘legacy’,
— Jon Day (@_jonday) April 25, 2017
While others are already imagining themselves as Beyoncé’s very own scholar,
Guess how many sentences I would start with "Well, as a Formation Scholar…" https://t.co/EVM56CaDEZ
— u can't @ me (@C_GraceT) April 25, 2017
Well-known columnist, Jamilah Lemieux, is also very impressed with Mrs Carter’s latest project,
— jamilah (@JamilahLemieux) April 25, 2017
The full statement is below:
— deray mckesson (@deray) April 25, 2017