To be eligible for the Young Women’s Empowerment Scholarship, all applicants must be in excellent academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must also be currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States.
The applicant must write a 1,000-word essay explaining how they have empowered young women in their family or community. That can include helping someone overcome discrimination, teaching someone a new skill or encouraging someone to reach their goals. Essays will be judged on writing quality as well as the specific experiences described.
An application for this scholarship should include:
- An unofficial resume.
- A current transcript and a contact number for your college or other educational institution to verify current enrollment.
- A 1,000-word essay discussing how you have empowered young women in your family or community.
Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.
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