It was a year ago that Beyoncé unleashed LEMONADE to the masses and the rallying cry of “Formation” was heard around the world. Now, Houston’s global pop star has established the Formation Scholars awards for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic school year in celebration of LEMONADE‘s one-year anniversary.
Queen Bey will offer four scholarships to “bold, creative, conscious and confident” young women who are studying creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies at select colleges.
Incoming, current or graduate students from Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College are all eligible to participate.
Interested scholars should refer to their respective colleges on how to apply and for deadlines. Spelman students, for example, must submit a 300-word essay and evidence of work in their particular field of study to be awarded $25,000.