Beyonce adds Morehouse College to scholarship program

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Google is matching the star’s initial $100,000 donation to award eight HBCUs scholarships.

Beyoncé is awarding another set scholarships to historically black colleges and universities, and one includes Morehouse College.

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Last week following her Coachella performance, the star announced her BeyGOOD initiative would be awarding $100,000 to HBCUs, with $25,000 each going to students at Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Xavier University and Wilberforce University.

The grants are a apart of the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 school year.

Now Google.org is matching Queen Bey’s initial donation with a grant that will partly benefit Morehouse. The all-male institution, located in Atlanta, retweeted the good news Monday.

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The new wave of funds will also be allocated to Texas Southern University, Fisk University and Grambling State University.

This isn't the first time Beyonce has given money HBCUs. Last year, she celebrated the anniversary of the release of her critically acclaimed album "Lemonade" by awarding scholarships to four "Formation scholars," including Morehouse's neighboring institution Spelman College.

According to the songstress’ website, those scholarships were created to “encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”

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