Beyoncé Establishes New Scholarship Program for Students at HBCUs

Entertainer Beyoncé Knowles, through her BeyGOOD Foundation. has established the Homecoming Scholars Award Program that will benefit students at four historically Black educational institutions. One student at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Xavier University in New Orleans, Wilberforce University in Ohio, and Bethune-Cookman University in Dayton Beach, Florida, will each receive a $25,000 scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.

The scholarships are open to students in disciplines of literature, creative arts, African American studies, science, education, business, communications, social sciences, computer science and engineering. To be eligible, students must have a 3.5 grade point average. The participating universities will choose the recipients of the scholarships.

Charlotte P. Morris, interim president of Tuskegee University, stated that “We salute Beyoncé’s philanthropic spirit in support of education and the mission of historically Black colleges and universities.”


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  1. Dr. Dapo Sobmehin says:

    This is what I pray for all the time that we take care of each other. If we don’t do it–nobody would. I’m so proud of you. I know this is kind of things you would do. I always see your heart even while you dance. You dance like you have Holy Spirit in you. Your voice has a Holy Spirit in it-seriously. Yes–May the Lord be with for thinking of our people. We need each other. You’re one of the best among us. God is with on the stage, while you trave on plane-while you are at home. The Lord is with you and your family.

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