Scholarship Application

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Professional Women’s Network SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

To further promote the Professional Women’s Network’s mission of “women helping women” the PWN Scholarship Foundation will award up to four (4) scholarships of approximately $500 for the non-traditional students.

To qualify you must:
  • (1) Be a resident of Iowa.
  • (2) Be female.
  • (3) Be a student who will be attending classes, during the 2024-2025 academic year
    (special consideration will be given to non-traditional students, defined as women
    21 years of age or older upon application deadline, who have or will return to
    school after an absence of at least three years).
  • (4) Attend the PWN Scholarship Breakfast Celebration on Thursday, September 26, 2024. (*If schedule allows.)
  • (5) Be working towards a vocational certification, associate degree, or first
    bachelor’s degree.
  • (6) Attend an area educational institution listed below:
    • Coe College
    • Cornell College
    • St. Luke’s Medical Technology Program
    • Mercy/St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology
    • Kirkwood Community College
    • Mount Mercy University
    • University of Dubuque
    • University of Iowa
    • University of Northern Iowa
    • Hawkeye Community College
    • *Or a collegiate institution that may not be listed above but that is within a 60-mile radius of Linn County, Iowa.


Applications must be received by July 30th.

    Personal Data

    Educational Institution You Attend

    Educational Background

    (Beginning with High School)

    Character And Leadership

    School and/or Community Activities: (e.g., career clubs, music, drama, student government, athletics, social fraternities or sororities, church, scouting, 4H, clubs and organizations, etc.) Indicate dates involved.

    Work Experience

    Include such things as full-time and part-time paid positions, internships, volunteer work, etc. Indicate number of years involved.


    List three (3) references not related to you. (Professional references are preferred.)

    Personal Essay

    A personal essay of no more than 500 words telling the committee why you are applying for and should be considered for this scholarship. Please include any information that you feel would aid the committee, including but not limited to, a description of your personal and career goals, your personal interests, any obstacles you have overcome to further your education, and your financial situation or need.

    Please upload a .docx or a .pdf file


    I certify that the facts contained in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and that I have read all the rules and requirements for the PWN Scholarship. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein and the references listed above. I release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from furnishing same to you.

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