Get In Formation: Beyonce Launches Scholarship for Young Women

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On the one year anniversary of the release of the visual album, Lemonade, Beyonce’ has announced the creation of the Formation Scholars award. According to her website, the Formation Scholarship program is designed “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”

Recipients must be studying creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies. Beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year, the scholarship will be awarded to an incoming or current undergraduate or graduate student at one of the following four participating institutions:

Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
Howard University (Washington, D.C.)
Parsons School of Design (New York City)
Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)

Application and deadline information is available from each participating institution. Information regarding amounts has not yet been released.

Scholarships on Your Radar

If you are in the process of applying to college or a current college student, this needs to be on your radar. With the rising costs of attending college, any amount of scholarship money can help you keep down the student loan debt.

In addition to this opportunity, keep on the look out for small and large scholarship available from community organizations, a parent’s employer, civic organizations, fraternities or sororities, churches, banks, credit unions and so many other places. Searching for scholarships should be a daily activity for both incoming and currently enrolled college students.

For scholarship search tips, visit The College Money Maze and The Ultimate Scholarship Guide for help.




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Freelance Writer | Internship Expert at The Internship Manual | Sharise Kent
Sharise Kent is an internship expert and freelance writer. She spent 5 years managing a national internship program where she placed over 400 interns with some of the biggest media companies in the world. Prior to that she spent a decade in college admissions. This blog was launched to shed light on the value of internships and designing your career while in college. Her book, The Internship Manual: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Internship of Your Dreams is available on Amazon.

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