Superstar music royalty Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z have been selling out music venues around the world for their On the Run Tour II! its been reported that their concerts shows have been incredible!!! But it’s their donation of $100,000 scholarships to students seems to be whats grabbing the headlines in every digital and print publication!! including ours!
Students from as far west as Seattle, Washington to Atlanta, Georgia’s East Coast have been recipients of scholarships from Beyonce’s “BeyGood Charitable Foundation in partnership with her husband Jay-Z’s “Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation”.
Just as cleverly executed as their concerts, the winning students have attended the Carter’s sold out venues thinking that they are just attending the concert to have a great time with friends, not having one clue that their educational and personal lives were about to be changed. Forever.
Khairi Perry, a resident of Federal Way, Washington had his life changed forever when he was awarded one of the eleven $100,000 scholarships from Beyonce’s “BeyGood Foundation and Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation.
Perry, who is 17 and has a grade point average of 3.5, was homeless and living in cars, hotels and with friends before being gifted with this incredible scholarship!
Things had gotten so bad for the homeless teen at one time that he contemplated committing suicide. Thankfully his mother, teachers, coaches and Boys and Girls Staff helped him to see that his life was meaningful and was going to have a purpose if he stayed in the fight for life. Thankfully he did and he has lived to see his life be changed for the good.
Perry’s life and the life of 10 other recipient will be changed forever because of the generosity of Beyonce’ and her husband Jay-Z. The great thing about charitable scholarships is it helps more than just the recipient. It gives the student a chance to have a great academic future thereby allowing the to use the knowledge to help others and humanity. These 11 Scholarships are the gifts that keep on giving! They will impact the student and humanity.
For more information log onto www.Beyonce.com or www.shawncartersf.com