Beyoncé and JAY-Z Surprise One BGCMP Club Kid with a $100,000 College Scholarship at their Phoenix On the Run II Tour Concert
(Phoenix, September 19, 2018) – The Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix is thrilled to announce that Club member Mikayla Lowry was awarded a $100,000 college scholarship by Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s foundations, BeyGOOD Initiative and The Shawn Carter Foundation, during last night’s On the Run II Tour concert last night at the State Farm Stadium.
Nineteen Boys & Girls Clubs teens, including all 12 Youth of the Year honorees, were invited to attend the sold-out concert by the artists. DJ Khaled came on stage before the start of the show to share the news with the crowd and surprise Mikayla, a senior at Trevor Browne High School.
Video footage thanks to Shawn Carter Foundation and BeyGOOD
The Shawn Carter Foundation and the BeyGOOD Initiative partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America on this scholarship program. Beyoncé and Jay Z are planning to award $100,000 in each of the One the Run II Tour cities. The scholarship must be awarded to an exceptional student with financial needs. Across 11 cities, the pair plan to award a total of $1.1 million in scholarships.
The winner had no idea they have been nominated for this life changing award.