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Career Advancement Scholarships

Business and Professional Women's Foundation (BPW)

Description

The BPW Foundation established the Career Advancement Scholarship Program in 1969 to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged women seeking to further their education. Scholarships are provided to women who wish to advance in their careers, or are soon to enter or re-enter the workforce. The Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships, grants, and loans to over 8,000 women seeking to improve their lives.

Eligibility

The applicant must:

Be a female
Be 25 years of age or older
Be a US citizen
Demonstrate critical financial need
Be officially accepted into an accredited program or course of study at a US institution, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Graduate within 12 to 24 months from date of grant
Demonstrate clear career plans
Not be earning a PhD, MD, DDS, DVM, JD, or similar degree

Stipend

Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to 2,500.

Deadline

April 15, 2005

Application

Application packets include:

For complete guideline and application information please contact:

BPW Foundation
Attn: Scholarships and Loans
2012 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036 (202) 293-1200, ext 169 for a recorded message
http://www.bpwusa.org