Monday, April 6, 2015

Rising Star Scholarship for Delaware County Women and Girls

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Friends of the Delaware County Women’s Commission and the 30th anniversary of the Women’s Commission, women college students are invited to apply for the organizations’ Rising Star scholarship award of $1,500. 

The scholarship is open to a full or part-time undergraduate student either attending a two or four year college in Delaware County or residing in the county.

The application requires candidates to provide a college transcript, a resume which includes work, community service and leadership experience, letter of reference from a faculty member or employer, and a personal essay of 500 words or less. The topic is Pay Equity and the opportunities available to her that might not have existed in the past.

The awardee will be recognized at the annual dinner of the Friends on June 4th at the Springfield Country Club, and the scholarship funds will be sent directly to her college or university account. 

Applications should be sent to Carol Dougherty, Awards Committee Chair, c/o Garrison Law Offices, 300 W. State Street, Suite 304, Media, PA 19063 or by email to cdoughertyncc@hotmail.com. Deadline for submission is April 20, 2015.

PathWays PA staff have served on the board of the Delaware County Women's Commission and continues to serve on the board of Friends of the Delaware County Women's Commission.

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