Beyoncé Announces $100,000 in Scholarships Following Coachella Performance

After a magnetic performance at the Coachella festival that included more than 150 performers, Beyoncé announced a generous scholarship grant on her website that explained the collegiate these of her amazing show.

She took the stage with 150 other performers, donned with collegiate outfits, and announced “Ain’t that about a bitch?” on her being the first African-American headliner at Coachella – one of the biggest musical events of the year.

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Queen Bey is known for her surprising and vibrant performances, but it later turned out that the collegiate theme on the stage was hinting at another statement she made after the show. On her BeyGOOD initiative website, Beyoncé announced that she will give $100,000 in scholarships to students in schools that were historically build for Black Americans.
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The Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year will give out $25,000 to four students from Tuskegee, Xavier Bethune-Cookman and Wilberforce in various fields of studies.
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The announcement reads "We salute the rich legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities," states Ivy McGregor, Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Relations at Parkwood Entertainment which houses BeyGOOD. "We honor all institutions of higher learning for maintaining culture and creating environments for optimal learning which expands dreams and the seas of possibilities for students."
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The touching homage of Beyoncé to black history and culture combined with the academic tribute and references to black history was definitely a highlight for Queen Beyand will hopefully resonate with others all across the country.