The WOMEN EVERYWHERE College Scholarship Program awards scholarships of $1,000 - $2,000 to participants in the WOMEN EVERYWHERE Educational Program who are entering their first year of college. Students must be enrolled in college full-time in the upcoming school year to qualify.

The scholarships are awarded to students based upon demonstrate involvement in and commitment to the community (high school and/or home community), academic achievement, and a written essay. Please read the instruction thoroughly before completing and sending in your materials. A complete application must include the following items:

1.) A completed and signed WOMEN EVERYWHERE college scholarship application form; which is included with your application package;

2.) A typed essay of no fewer than 500 and no more than 750 words, double-spaced. Please see the essay guidelines for detailed information;

3.) An official high school transcript or photocopy of an official transcript; and

4.) Two letters of recommendation from high school teachers. Please submit letters from teachers of substantive courses taken in your junior or senior year. In place of one of those letters, you may substitute a letter of recommendation from a community official who know you through your work on a community-based or faith-based project, provided that your contact with that person is extensive enough, for at least one year, so that he or she is able to describe the project(s) in which you participated and to comment upon your interests, skills, level of commitment, and character. The community reference must include the contact information for that individual and the organization with which he or she is affiliated.

Your completed application and essay must be addressed to and received by the WOMEN EVERYWHERE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND, c/o Michelle Kohut, Corboy & Denetrio, 33 N. Dearborn Street, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60602, and postmarked no later than Wednesday April 17th, 2013.

FAXED APPLICATION MATERIAL (INCLUDING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ANY ITEMS RECEIVED AFTER THE DATE NOTED ABOVE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE CONSIDERED.

You may download your WOMEN EVERYWHERE college scholarship application form here.

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