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Nebraska Democratic Women's Caucus Inspiring Women Scholarship

Award Amount
$500
Awards Available
3
Deadline
July 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Political trailblazer Helen Boosalis is the inspiration for a scholarship to benefit democratic women students. The Inspiring Women Scholarship, established in 2009 following Boosalis' death, will be awarded to three (3) women; one from each congressional district in Nebraska.

    Helen Boosalis was an inspiration to Nebraska Women. The Nebraska Democratic Women's Caucus (NDWC) wanted to find a way to honor her while encouraging tomorrow's female political leaders. The $500 scholarship will go to three (3) Democratic Nebraska women who are active in their communities and progressive politics.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a Nebraska Democratic female graduating from high school and planning to attend college in the fall or a student continuing their education
    -Applicants are asked to submit an essay of up to 500 words about a female democratic politician or community activist who inspired their own community service and political involvement

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Mary Herres
  • maryherres@aol.com
  • 402-617-2089

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