Now in its fifth year, the Worthy Women Scholarship committee awards three deserving (yes, worthy!) women with scholarships to help them pursue their academic goals. The Worthy website states that these scholarships help women get a “leg up in life,” but remember, you have to apply first! Therefore, put your best foot forward and apply now!
Who is eligible to apply for the Worthy Women Scholarship?
Open to all women age 30 or older who enroll in continuing education professional studies program to pursue their passions. Applicants must be permanent residents of the United States and enrolled in a professional studies program.
How do I apply for this scholarship?
The scholarship requires applicants to write essay responses of 300-500 words to each of the following prompts:
- Change: How will you change the world? Describe a change you want to make in the world. How do you plan to make it and how will this scholarship help you?
- Achieve: What do you hope to achieve in life? Describe three achievements that you either have made or plan to make in life. Why are/were these important to you? What do/did you need to do to achieve them?
- You: Why have you chosen this path? Tell why the degree you have chosen to pursue is important to you?
Keep in mind that the committee is looking for answers that are “honest, thoughtful, and well-written.”
How much is this scholarship worth?
Qualifying applicants win one of three scholarships: $2,500, $1,500 and $1,000.
When is the application deadline for this scholarship?
To qualify, all papers must be submitted by December 1st, 2020.
To check out last year’s winners, click here.
Still have questions? If you have any questions or issues submitting your application, please don’t hesitate to contact [email protected]
Best of luck to all the worthy women who apply!