This past Sunday marked one year since Beyonce released the ground breaking Lemonade visual album. Lemonade was honored by the Peabody Awards this week. The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, recognizes distinguished and meritorious public service by American radio and television stations, networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals.
In celebration of her one year anniversary for Lemonade she released a scholarship fund for bold, creative, conscious and confident women, read more below.
“…Beyonce Knowles-Carter announces the establishment of the Formation Scholars Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year, to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box, and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”
Four scholarships will be awarded to four women attending or entering as freshmen to Howard University, Spellman College, Parsons School of Design, and Berklee College of Music. Read more on the details of the scholarship below.