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    Women’s Overseas Service League Scholarships for Women

    Offered by Women's Overseas Service League

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 8, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $500 - $1,000

    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Women’s Overseas Service League Scholarships for Women are a prestigious award for women dedicated to public service. Eligible candidates must have completed 12 semester or 18 quarter units with a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in a program leading to an Associate’s Degree or higher. A minimum of 6 semester or 9 quarter hours is required for enrollment. High school seniors are also eligible if they have been admitted for study in an institution of higher learning in a program leading to an academic degree. This scholarship is a great opportunity for women looking to make a difference in their communities and beyond. If you’re eligible, we encourage you to apply. Keep on reading to learn more!

    About Women's Overseas Service League

    The Women's Overseas Service League is a national organization of women who have served overseas in or with the armed forces. One of the purposes of WOSL is to keep alive and develop the spirit that prompted their overseas service to their country.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Minimum GPA

    2.5

    Academic Interest

    Government/Public Service

    Other Category

    Low Income, Women

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Women's Overseas Service League at https://wosl.org/contact-us/.

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Women’s Overseas Service League Scholarships for Women is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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