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Dillard University Announces 2023/2024 BeyGOOD Renaissance Scholars

In 2023, Dillard University was honored to announce its selection as one of the schools to benefit from the BeyGOOD Foundation’s generous commitment, receiving $100,000 to establish scholarships specifically focused on Public Health. This initiative marks a significant milestone in the university’s history, fostering the development of future healthcare change agents under the 2023/2024 Renaissance Scholars program.

The BeyGOOD Foundation, under the visionary leadership of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, continues to champion economic equity and educational empowerment. In alignment with Mrs. Carter’s RENAISSANCE World Tour announcement, she pledged $1M towards Small Business grants and an additional $1M for educational scholarships. This strategic investment aims to support ten schools, each receiving $100K, to award ten students per institution with $10K scholarships, welcoming them into the distinguished Renaissance Scholars cohort.

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2023/2024 Renaissance Scholars at Dillard University:

  • Monique Turner, Sophomore, Health Science
  • Judeline Joseph, Senior, Psychology
  • Trinity James, Senior, Nursing
  • T’Aneka Bowers, Senior, Psychology
  • Teagan Fitzgerald, Sophomore, Public Health and Biology
  • Daijah Hubbard, Junior, Biology
  • Daniel Martinez, Junior, Public Health
  • D’Nyla Dean, Junior, Biology
  • David Durtoye, Junior, Biology
  • Aeyvionne Irvin, Junior, Health Science

These scholars, chosen for their exceptional academic achievements and dedication to the field of public health, embody Dillard University’s mission to educate leaders who are ethical, precise in thought and communication, and courageous in their actions to improve the world. Dillard University looks forward to the lasting impact these scholars will make in their communities and beyond. 

About Dillard University

Dillard University is a historically Black institution that cultivates leaders who live ethically, think and communicate precisely, and act courageously to make the world a better place. Located in New Orleans, Dillard is a private faith-based liberal arts university that offers 22 majors and two certificate programs. Ranked 5th on 2021 The New York Times Overall Mobility Index and 14th in 2022 by Academic Influence for Best Colleges and Universities by Academic Stewardship, Dillard’s call to future leaders is to Write Your Legacy. Find out more about Louisiana’s oldest HBCU by visiting

About BeyGOOD

BeyGOOD focuses on economic equity by supporting marginalized and under-resourced programs, committed to serving people through educational scholarships, the advocacy of internships, and access to resources for advancing entrepreneurship and small business sustainability across the country and abroad. BeyGOOD believes in a society where everyone has an opportunity to prosper. Its work helps organizations, institutions, and people work to transform their communities into places of well-being, economic prosperity, generosity, and justice. For more information, please visit

Dillard University receives $100K from the BeyGOOD Foundation