Beyonce’s Formation Scholarship for HU Students NOW Accepting Applications!

HU students, now let’s get in formation! Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s Formation Scholarship application process is now underway and Howard University is looking for the best and brightest!

The inaugural scholarship celebrates the one-year anniversary of the critically-acclaimed visual album, Lemonade. Howard University is one of four universities to offer the Formation Scholarship to encourage the educational pursuit of undergraduate and graduate students. One $25,000 scholarship will be awarded in the fall to a Howard University student pursuing a course of study in the following disciplines:

* Includes: Linguistics, Women’s Studies, Philanthropy and Social Responsibility

All current, incoming and graduate students with a demonstrated interest in any of the four disciplines listed above, and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, are eligible to apply.

Formation Scholarship applications must meet the following criteria:
Upperclassmen and graduate student applicants must submit all proof of work in a listed field of study and submit to In the email subject include your full name and Howard University ID number.
Work can be shown in a traditional or electronic portfolio and writing samples need not be published works.
Incoming freshmen must submit high school papers and/or community service activities that show work in one or more of the fields of study.
Applicants must also submit a short essay (300-word max) explaining how Lemonade inspired their educational goals.
Each application must include the student’s full name, class year, and Howard University student ID number, and must be received by the Office of Financial Aid by Friday, May 26, 2017 at 3 p.m. EST.
The Office of Financial Aid will review all applications and select the Formation Scholarship winner by Friday, June 23. To access the Formation Scholarship application visit Formation Scholarship. For additional scholarships and applications visit HU Financial Aid Forms.


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