BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN/TN, INC. (BPW) announces that applications are being accepted for the FOUNDATION CAREER ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP of $1,000.00.
To be eligible, the applicant must be female, a US citizen, 25 years of age or older, and pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) – or related field. Recipient must be within two years of completing her degree.
Other selection considerations:
· Academics (20%); GPA, coursework rigor, educational records, quality of essay (e.g. writing skills, structure, grammar, spelling)
· Career objectives (25%)
· Responsibility/involvement (15%); paid employment/promotions, unpaid work, volunteer/community activities,
· Disadvantage (35%); financial disadvantage, situational hardships, ADA eligibility, overcome bad circumstances
· Special considerations (5%); completeness of application, Military Veteran
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