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Award Name: Women's Independence Scholarship Program

Sponsor:
WISP
Subject Area:
All fields
Levels:
  • Undergraduate
Deadline:
August 1, 2019
Amount:
varies
State:
All
Minimum G.P.A.:
2.75
Citizenship:
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Other Requirements:
Be a female survivor of intimate partner abuse & been separated from their abuser a minimum of one year, but not more than seven; Is a citizen or legal resident of the United States; Has applied to or is officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a United States institution; Demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance; Exhibits a strong desire and the ability to complete a training and/or academic program; Has a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market; and Has sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience.
Opportunity Type:
Scholarship
UP Contact:
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