Young Women’s Empowerment Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1

This scholarship program is intended to raise awareness of these issues among college-bound women and help them overcome obstacles to reach their full potential. To apply, submit a 1,000-word essay outlining how you have had an impact on young women in your family or your community along with some background material. The winner of the scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their post-secondary educational goals.

Scholarship Eligibility

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:

A) An unofficial resume.

B) A current transcript and a contact number for your college or other educational institution to verify current enrollment.

C) A 1,000-word essay discussing how you have empowered young women in your family or community.

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