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Grambling State University receiving grant money from Beyonce, Google

4 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Monday, April 23 2018 Apr 23, 2018 April 23, 2018 12:02 PM April 23, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff
Photo: Variety

GRAMBLING, La. - Legendary singer Beyoncé is teaming up with Google to give $100,000 to four historically black colleges and universities.

Grambling State University is one of the schools receiving money.

Through Beyoncé's BeyGOOD initiative, the singer announced a partnership with Google to award four new scholarships as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program, according to Variety. Google has matched the $100,000 grant Beyonce announced last week, which will enable four additional HBCUs to receive $25,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The schools include Texas Southern University, Houston; Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee; Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana; and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

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