Beyoncé has announced the funding of her new college scholarship for young women, Formation Scholars program.
Beyoncé, who is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Lemonade, is giving scholarships to female students at four colleges, including two historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
— Howard University (@HowardU) April 25, 2017
According to her website, the program aims “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”
Four scholarships, beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year, will be awarded to one student at four colleges: Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College.
It’s clear that Beyoncé sees education as a critical tool for society.