Beyonce's Mom Now Stands "Corrected" After Being "Afraid" Of Bey's Coachella Performance

Beyonce's Mom Now Stands

Following her iconic, showstopping performance at Coachella on Saturday, Beyoncé announced a scholarship program for four Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Olivier Rousteing reveals the inspiration behind Beyonce's Coachella outfits and says her family were involved in the design process. She also hopes that it will encourage young kids to enroll in our incredible HIstorically Black Colleges and Universities.

Diddie Emah had performed on the night at one of the biggest music festivals in the world, alongside Beyonce who also honoured Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti during her set.

The universities themselves will select the finalists who must maintain a grade point average of 3.5.

Bey has used her platform to showcase underrepresented pockets of black culture before, from her Superbowl performance to her countless allusions in the short film version of Lemonade. "The show, with its homage to excellence in education, was a celebration of the homecoming weekend experience, the highest display of college pride", a statement on Beyoncé's website reads. The energy-filled production put the spotlight on art and culture, mixing the ancient and the modern, which resonated masterfully through the marching band, performance art, choir and dance.

According to a press release, Saturday's Coachella performance was the "impetus" to mark Beyoncé's new scholarship program.

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Award winners will be announced this summer. Visit beyonce.com for more info.

Besides Xavier, the other HBCUs include Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman.

But the singer was in for a surprise herself.

One victor from each school will be chosen, and he or she will receive their share of US$25,000 for study in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Last year, the 36-year-old singer established a merit scholarship program to support young women.

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