After Beyonce’s legendary Coachella performance during the weekend, one of the festivals her BeyGOOD charity donated $25,000 grants to four HBCU’s. The Homecoming Scholars Program will award a student from each college with a grant for the upcoming school year. As of recently, Google has gotten in on the goodness and plans to give for MORE students a chance to win.
Google.org will be matching BeyGOOD’s donation to help students at Texas Southern University, Fisk University, and Morehouse College. Students studying literature, creative arts, African-American studies, science, education, business, communications, social sciences, computer science or engineering will be able to apply. A minimum of a 3.5 GPA is also required.
“Google understands the vital role historically black colleges and universities play in delivering a high quality and culturally responsive education,” said Maab Ibrahim, a program manager at Google.org, in a statement.
Beyonce tributes to HBCU’s was not only a great moment for pop-culture and the African-American community but it is also an uplifting moment for HBCU students! If you are a student at any of the selected schools we encourage you to apply.