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Women's Aid Scholarship

The Women's Aid Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Consolidated Rail Corporation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $500, Maximum: $3500
Application Deadline: April
Requirements: Applicant must submit standardized test scores and transcript and must be the child of an active, retired, or deceased Conrail employee; award is also open to certain employees who had prior service with Penn Central Transportation Company or Pennsylvania Railroad Company or are now in active service for Penn Central Corporation, or a former Conrail employee who now works for the CSX Corp. or Norfolk Southern Railroad. Selection is based upon academic merit and financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Consolidated Rail Corporation
Human Resources Department, 2001 Market Street - 16A
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Email Address:
Phone Number: 215 209 5054
Fax Number: 215 209 5046

You can find out more by contacting:

Susan Tracey
Director of Human Resource Services and Compensation

You should always carefully examine any material provided for the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to be aware of the particular aims of the Consolidated Rail Corporation and their goals for the Women's Aid Scholarship. If you are qualified, you should determine if you have a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. Upon determining that there is a good chance of going on to be one of the winners of the Women's Aid Scholarship, then you should fill out an application.

A vital part of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are long and tedious, but take the time to make sure that your work was done precisely. Avoid mistakes that might make you miss out because of some minor point.

After filing, it's important to know when the Women's Aid Scholarship actually dispenses any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and how it will help you out, since there might be constraints on how you can use the Women's Aid Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to cover all of your financial needs, and being awarded the Women's Aid Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the Women's Aid Scholarship, don't give up, search for additional scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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