Beyonce Announces Formation Scholars Award for Young Women

Four scholarships will be awarded in the 2017-2018 school year, allowing students to pursue and focus their ambitions in the arts and humanities. “To encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious, and confident,” are the many criteria the icon is looking for in a scholar. Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design, and Spelman College are participating in the program.

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Sen. Kamala Harris to Deliver 2017 Howard University Commencement Address

“Throughout her trailblazing career, Senator Harris has demonstrated her commitment to youth in a variety of ways. She is a leader in mentorship programs, has authored legislation to fight child exploitation and unashamedly shattered both racial and gender barriers. As we exclaim the necessity of Howard University’s legacy—now more than ever before—and focus our vision toward the future, I have no doubt that our graduates will find Senator Harris thought-provoking and inspiring,” HU President Dr. Wayne Frederick said.

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