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Women's Board Scholarship

The Women's Board Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $200, Average: $3000, Maximum: $8000
Application Deadline: 30-Apr
Requirements: Applicant must be a member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Application must be submitted by the club director. Selection is based upon financial need and grades.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago
550 W. VanBuren, Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone Number: 312 235 8000
Fax Number: 312 427 4110

You can find out more by contacting:

LaKesha Nelson
Project Director

Chicago, IL 60607
Phone Number: 312 235 8008
Fax Number: 312 427 4110

It is important to investigate the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money can be attained by first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, seek to understand the potential motivations of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago and what they hope to achieve with the Women's Board Scholarship. If you are qualified, you should determine if you have any likelihood to receive the scholarship. Once you believe that there is a good chance that you can be awarded the Women's Board Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are lengthy and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application correctly and without omission. You don't want to be bumped because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Women's Board Scholarship confers the award and actually dispenses any funds in order to know whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Women's Board Scholarship. It can be difficult to be able to take care of all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the Women's Board Scholarship to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the Women's Board Scholarship, keep at it, there will be alternative scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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