Francis Specker/CBSFormer first lady Michelle Obama has given Beyoncé‘s new Formation Scholars initiative her official stamp of approval.
“Always inspired by your powerful contributions @Beyonce,” Mrs. Obama tweeted to the fellow icon. “You are a role model for us all. Thank you for investing in our girls.”
Tuesday, which also marked the one-year anniversary of Lemonade, Bey revealed her new scholarship program developed for creative young women “unafraid to think outside the box.”
Four incoming, current or graduate students studying either music, literature, African-American studies or the creative arts will be presented with one of the scholarships during the 2017-2018 school year.
Those interested in must directly contact the participating schools, which include Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design, and Spelman College.
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Always inspired by your powerful contributions @Beyonce. You are a role model for us all. Thank you for investing in our girls. 👑🐝 👑🐝 pic.twitter.com/kuXDdYz6JV
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) April 26, 2017