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Wilmington Women in Business Fresh Start Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.freshstartscholarship.org/scholars/appl...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • PO Box 7784
  • Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Email Address
  • fsscholar@comcast.net
  • Application Deadline
  • May 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
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  • Maximum Amount
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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established by the Wilmington Women in Business in 1996 to provide financial incentive and mentoring assistance to a woman returning to school to improve her life and opportunities. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, or national origin.

    Candidates must:
    - Be female.
    - Be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident.
    - Be at least 20 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
    - Have had at least a two year break in education either after completing high school or during post-secondary (college) studies.
    - Be admitted to (or currently enrolled) in an accredited Delaware college in a two or four year degree program at the undergraduate level. (Students who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree are not eligible to apply.).
    - Be recommended by a Social Service Agency (or if a Social Service Agency is not available, by a College Representative).
    - Have at least a C average if currently enrolled in college.
    - Certify financial need.
    - Submit a completed application including a personal statement

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