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BPW Career Advancement Scholarship

The BPW Career Advancement Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Business and Professional Women's Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $500, Average: $1000, Maximum: $2000
Application Deadline: 15-Apr
Requirements: "Applicant must be a woman, age 25 or older, a U.S. citizen, demonstrate critical financial need, and be officially accepted into a program of study at an accredited U.S. institution. Applicant must have a definite plan to use the training to upgrade skills for career advancement, train for a new career, or to enter or re-enter the job market. Applicant must graduate within 24 months of receiving the scholarship. Award does not cover study at the doctoral level (Ph.D.) or non-degree programs. Applicant should enclose a business size #10, self-addressed, double-stamped envelope and write "scholarship" in the upper right-hand corner of the envelope to identify requested information."
Eligibility: College senior, Master's-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Business and Professional Women's Foundation
1900 M Street, NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036
Email Address:
Phone Number: 202 293 1100
Fax Number: 202 861 0298

You can find out more by contacting:

Sheila M. Grant
Recognition Program Services

Email Address:
Phone Number: 800 525 3729

You should always thoroughly research available information on the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of success is a result of first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, seek to understand the particular aims of the Business and Professional Women's Foundation and what they hope to achieve with the BPW Career Advancement Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that you have a reasonable chance to obtain the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance that you can be one of the winners of the BPW Career Advancement Scholarship, then it is useful to fill out an application.

A crucial detail of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are lengthy and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done properly and without omission. It would be awful to lose out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the BPW Career Advancement Scholarship distributes the resources so you'll be aware of whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with the expenses associated with school and how it will help you out, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the BPW Career Advancement Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to manage the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the BPW Career Advancement Scholarship can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the BPW Career Advancement Scholarship, don't give up, you might find new scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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