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Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Women

June 23, 2010

The Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship

The Dr. Arnita Young Boswell aims to encourage academic and career success for African American women. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. Each Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship granted is a minimum of $1,000.

The Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier “Sister to Sister” Scholarship

The Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier “Sister to Sister” Scholarship seeks to aid African American women over the age of 30 in their quest for higher learning. To qualify, applicants must be returning to college without the financial assistance of a spouse. Candidates who previously left school to care for children or to seek employment are encouraged to apply. Winners of the Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier “Sister to Sister” Scholarship will win a minimum of $500 if selected as a scholarship recipient.

Dr. Celeste Belcastro Scholarship

The Dr. Celeste Belcastro Scholarship, worth $1,000, is available to females pursuing an engineering degree from an accredited college or university. Additionally, students vying for the Dr. Celeste Belcastro Scholarship must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students accepting tuition reimbursements from an employer will not qualify for the scholarship; however, students receiving scholarships from other sources are encouraged to apply.

In order to apply to the Dr. Celeste Belcastro Scholarship, students must complete an application form, a transcript or copy of transcript including all engineering program grades, an essay of less than 250 words detailing why the applicant should be awarded the scholarship, and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member as well as a letter of recommendation from a past or present employer.

Automotive Women’s Alliance-Foundation Scholarship

The Automotive Women’s Alliance-Foundation Scholarship seeks to reward and assist current and future female students studying and working toward a career in the automotive industry. Applicants for the $2,500 Automotive Women’s Alliance-Foundation Scholarship are required to submit several documents along with their scholarship application.

In order to apply for the Automotive Women’s Alliance-Foundation Scholarship, you must submit a transcript from your current institution; provide proof of acceptance into an accredited college or university if you are a high school senior; a resume highlighting education, extracurricular, and work experiences; and a one-page cover letter that describes academic and career goals.


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