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Beyoncé creates new scholarship as Lemonade scores global best-seller title


ABC/Image Group LABeyoncé has created a new scholarship program for girls who want to run the world.

The singer’s Formation Scholars award, which was announced on Lemonade‘s one-year anniversary yesterday, will be presented to four lucky incoming, current or graduate students attending four institutions of higher learning during the 2017-2018 school year.  

The participating schools include Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College. Young women who are “unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident,” and whose focus of study includes music, literature, African-American studies or the creative arts. are urged to apply. 

Those interested in learning more information are directed to contact each school.  

In other news, Lemonade was officially 2016’s biggest-selling album globally, according to IFPI’s recently published Global Music Report

The report, which looks at the number of amount of discs and songs sold around the globe, reports that Bey’s hit album sold 2.5 million units last year, beating Adele‘s 25, which sold 2.4 million, and Drake‘s Views, which moved 2.3 million copies. 

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