Beyonce’s efficiency at Coachella this weekend was monumental, and he or she’s already following it up with one thing else that’s additionally fairly particular: She has introduced the Homecoming Students Award Program for the 2018-2019 educational yr, which is able to give one winner from 4 colleges (Xavier College, Wilberforce College, Tuskegee College, and Bethune-Cookman College) will obtain $25,000. All 4 colleges are Traditionally Black Schools and Universities, that are “establishments of upper training in america that had been established earlier than the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American group.”
The scholarships are provided by the BeyGOOD initiative, and Ivy McGregor, Director of Philanthropy and Company Relations at Parkwood Leisure, which homes BeyGOOD, says of this system, “We salute the wealthy legacy of Traditionally Black Schools and Universities. We honor all establishments of upper studying for sustaining tradition and creating environments for optimum studying which expands goals and the seas of prospects for college students.”
The Homecoming Students Award Program is just like the Formation Students awards that Beyonce provided for the earlier college yr, which had been for “feminine incoming, present or graduating college students pursuing research in inventive arts, music, literature, or African-American research” at taking part universities.
Learn our overview of Beyonce’s epic Coachella efficiency right here.
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