Scholarships for activist women under 30 (fwd)

rosaphil (rugosa@interport.net)
Tue, 13 Apr 1999 12:35:47 -0400 (EDT)


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>THIRD WAVE Scholarship program for young women
>
>Third Wave Foundation's Scholarship Program is available to all
>full-time or part-time students age 30 and under who are enrolled in, or
>have been accepted to, an accredited university, college or community
>college (undergraduate or graduate). The primary criterion for funding is
>financial need. Students should also be involved in the
>social justice movement, working on issues such as racism,
>homophobia, sexism, or other institutional injustices. The creation 
>of visual art (including film and video) and literature is considered 
>a form of  activism.
>
>The amount of each scholarship is decided after careful review of
>the student's financial aid report. The number of scholarships awarded
>depends on the amount of each award. Scholarships range in amount from
>$1,000 to $5,000 each, and we award scholarships in two cycles: fall and
>spring.
>
>Deadlines: May 1 for Fall cycle, November 1 for Spring cycle
>
> How to apply:
>
>Fill out the General Information Form below and return it with the
>required supporting documents. Questions may be directed to Third
>Wave Foundation at 212-338-1898 or e-mail: Thirdwavef@aol.com.
>
>General Information
>
>Name____________________________________________________
>
>Address_________________________________________________
>
>City/State/Zip__________________________________________
>
>Telephone_______________________________________________
>
>E-mail: _____________________________________________________
>
>Parents'/Guardians' names (if applicable):
>________________________________________________________
>
>Parents'/Guardians' address:
>
>________________________________________________________
>
>________________________________________________________
>
>Parents'/Guardians' telephone:
>___________________________________
>
>Parents'/Guardians' places of employment:
>
>________________________________________________________
>
>________________________________________________________
>
>Parents'/Guardians' current yearly salaries (if applicable):
>
>________________________________________________________
>
>
>Name of college you will attend:________________________________
>
>Address of college:__________________________________________
>
>
>Phone number of financial aid office:_________________________
>
>Financial aid contact person (if known):_______________________
>
>Total annual cost of tuition, room &board:______________________
>
>Year currently enrolled: Fall  _____   Spring _____
>
>Circle one:  Freshman    Sophomore    Junior    Senior   Graduate
>
>Full-time?      Part-time?
>
>Major_______________________________________
>
>Minor (if applicable)___________________________
>
>Have you attended other colleges?________
>
>If yes, please list colleges and locations:
>College                                          Address
>
>_______________________       ___________________________
>
>_______________________       ___________________________
>
>_______________________       ___________________________
>
>Year of Birth: ______________________________
>
>Ethnicity/race/national origin (optional):______________________
>
>Sexual orientation: lesbian, bisexual, straight (optional):__________
>
>Are you currently employed? Part-time     Full-time
>
>Salary____________________________________
>
>List extracurricular activities (sports, clubs, volunteer efforts,
>etc.)
>
>Use additional pages if necessary.
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>List any organizations in which you are currently active.
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>______________________________________________________
>
>Essays (each applicant must write both essays)
>
>Each essay should be 500 words or less
>
>1) Describe your current social change involvement and how it
>relates to your educational and life goals.
>
>2) Would you describe yourself as a feminist or womanist? Write an
>essay illustrating why or why not.
>
>Enclose any additional materials such as essays, news stories,
>short stories, slides of artwork, a collection of poems, videos, short
>films or videos, sculpture, etc. (additional written materials should
>not exceed 10 pages and all should be clearly labeled with your
>name. Materials will only be returned at your request).
>
>Application checklist
>  ___ General Information Form
>  ___ Essay & supplemental materials
>  ___ High school transcript (for college freshman) or college
>         transcript for sophomores, juniors, seniors, etc. 
>        Transcripts must be an official sealed copy from the 
>        registrar's office.
>   ___ Two letters of recommendation. One from a teacher,
>          counselor, employer, community activist. One from a 
>          peer, friend, colleague.
>  ___ Copy of Financial Aid Report from school
>  ___ Copy of parent's/guardian's most recent tax return (or your
>        own if you are completely economically independent from
>         parents/guardians.)
>
>Please note: Because the most important criterion affecting
>scholarship awards is financial need, any information that we
>receive regarding your financial situation is greatly valued. In the 
>event that this application asks for any information that you cannot
>provide or do not have access to, Please give a detailed explanation. 
>Any application that is incomplete by the application deadline and
>does not have an explanation for information requested but not 
>supplied will be disqualified.
>
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>Please remember to note on your cover letter that you learned
>about this opportunity through HPRI.
>
>HPRI provides information on job opportunities directly to your
>desktop, free of charge to health promotion professionals.
>Employers pay a flat fee to post a job to our database of
>professionals. No text limits or formatting guidelines.
>For more information, visit our web site at
>http://www.hpridirect.com
>or contact us at info@hpridirect.com or 703 925 0959.
>________________________________________________________________
>
>J. Warledo
>PO Box 1236
>Seminole, OK 74818
>405/398-4298 ph.
>405/398-4299 fax

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