Women’s Scholarship Applications Needed: Women Helping Women

Professional Women’s Network (PWN) is proud to continue its tradition of awarding four (4) annual monetary scholarships to local women from Eastern Iowa. Since 1992, PWN has awarded approximately $61,000 in scholarship awards to currently enrolled undergraduate students.

Applicants must be a female student who will be attending classes, either full or part-time, during the upcoming academic year. Special consideration will be given to non-traditional students, defined as individuals at least twenty-one (21) years of age upon application for the scholarship and who have or will return to school after an absence of at least three years. The individual must be working toward an associate or undergraduate degree or vocational certification and attend one of the following educational institutions:

· Coe College

· Cornell College

· Purdue University Global

· Hawkeye Community College

· Kirkwood Community College

· Mercy/St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Tech

· St. Luke’s Medical Technology Program

· Mount Mercy University

· University of Iowa

· University of Northern Iowa

· University of Dubuque (Cedar Rapids location)

·*Or a collegiate institution that may not be listed above but that is within a 60-mile radius of Linn County, Iowa.

Full scholarship requirements and an official application are available online and must be emailed or postmarked by May 31, 2018, and returned to P.O. Box 1613, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406.

About Professional Women’s Network:
PWN was formed in 1979 by three local business women and continues to be a growing and vibrant nonprofit organization today. Professional Women’s Network, Inc. is a professional organization of 150+ dynamic business and professional women in the Corridor area. The purpose of PWN is “To promote and enhance the status and influence of women through Strengthening Professions, Developing Networks and Exchanging Knowledge” and PWN’s motto is “Women Helping Women”. The organization provides Corridor women with opportunities for personal and professional development. PWN provides numerous opportunities for networking, education and leadership training throughout the year. The organization is proud to support the PWN Scholarship Foundation which awards annual scholarships for local non-traditional women students pursuing their college education goals. For more information, visit www.pwnia.org, LinkedIn, Facebook or call (319) 560-2250.

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