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GEWN Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.gewn.org/clubportal/ClubStatic.cfm?club...
  • Contact
  • Kathy Mooney, Scholarship Chairperson
  • Address
  • 4647 Clary Lakes Drive
  • Email Address
  • gewn@earthlink.net
  • Application Deadline
  • May 31, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 4
  • Maximum Amount
  • $3,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of the GEWN Scholarship Fund is to assist in the college education of one or more Georgia female Leaders of Tomorrow. GEWN will award up to four $3,000 scholarships this year to female, non-traditional, full-time students who are attending or planning to attend a metropolitan Atlanta accredited college or university in a four-year undergraduate program of study. Non-traditional is defined as a student who is at least 24 years old.

    To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must:
    - Be a female at least 24 years old who has been a Georgia resident for at least one year (must be at least 24 years old by August 1st of the upcoming academic year)
    - Be a full-time student in a metropolitan Atlanta accredited college or university in a four-year undergraduate program of study
    - Have a college or high school grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale OR an SAT score of at least 1200 OR an equivalent ACT score
    - Have demonstrated leadership abilities in school, work or community

    All applicants must submit:
    - GEWN Scholarship Application
    - Two letters of recommendation in individual envelopes (signed over the sealed flap) that document leadership accomplishments from any of the following people: teacher, principal, guidance counselor, employer or person of similar stature
    - Typed essay (up to 500 words) answering the question “What are your professional/community goals and objectives after you complete your college education?”
    - An official transcript from college or high school submitted by the school in a sealed envelope OR an official SAT or ACT score.

    All materials must be sent to the following address:
    GEWN Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
    4647 Clary Lakes Drive
    Roswell, GA 30075

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