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Women's Independence Scholarship Program

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The objective of the Women's Independence Scholarship Program is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse obtain an education that will, in turn, offer them the chance to secure employment, personal independence, and self-sufficiency. Support is available for full or part-time students interested in attending accredited programs at educational institutions. Applicants must be female and have survived intimate partner abuse & have been separated from their abuser a minimum of one year, but not more than seven. Must also be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Nancy Soward
  • 4900 Randall Parkway
  • Suite H
  • Wilmington, NC 28403
  • nancy@wispinc.org
  • tel: 910-397-7742
  • fax: 910-397-0023

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Madeline B  on 10/28/2018 8:12:56 PM

I have had this question for a long time. If a mother is a domestic violence survivor are her children domestic violence survivors as well?

Jessica P  on 11/12/2015 3:04:30 PM

How do you apply for it?

Andrea B  on 8/2/2011 11:26:45 AM

No, I have not yet applied for this scholarship as this is my first time around and am clueless how the process works. However, if I do not win, I hope some other luck individual will and I wish him/her luck!!

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