Login


2016 Lois Frazier Educational Scholarship Available - Due April 5

20 Nov 2015 7:53 AM | Cyn Macgregor

Accepting applications now!

BPW/Raleigh scholarships are provided to outstanding area students seeking to further their education, advance their careers, or re-enter the workforce. Scholarship recipients will receive a monetary award in the amount of $1,000 (USD) toward their education; applied toward tuition or other defined school expenses and will be paid to the school on the recipient’s behalf. 

BPW/Raleigh is accepting completed applications for the 2016 application process until April 5, 2016.


AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP 
BPW/Raleigh Dr. Lois E. Frazier Scholarship (merit based)

Scholarship applicants are evaluated based on application materials and demonstration of:
  • Completed application (essay, short answers, reference & scholastic record)
  • Leadership
  • Commitment to giving back (particularly to supporting other women)
BPW/Raleigh scholarships are not awarded to the same person in two consecutive years. All candidates must submit a completed BPW/Raleigh scholarship application.

BPW/Raleigh Application Process
  • Candidates can be female or male and must be currently enrolled (full or part-time) at an accredited college, university, or institution of higher education 
  • Current high school students are not eligible to apply 
  • Applicant must reside within the North Carolina counties of Wake, Durham, Orange, or Johnston (but can attend school outside the area) 
  • Applicant should have a career plan after completion of schooling 
  • Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement 
  • Applicant must be in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher) 
  • Applicant must complete an application form provided by the Raleigh BPW Scholarship Committee 
  • Applicant must submit an official transcript of scholastic record (copy acceptable) 
  • Applicant must complete two of the four essay questions (no more than 150 words each) as stated on the application form 
  • Applicant must submit one (1) reference letter on letterhead paper (where applicable) 

BPW/Raleigh Scholarship Deadline
Completed Applications are due to scholarship@bpwraleigh.org by April 5, 2016. The BPW Scholarship Committee will screen all applications. A personal interview may be required. The winner will be notified by phone and presented the award at the BPW/Raleigh dinner meeting to be held April 28, 2016.

Questions? Contact scholarship@bpwraleigh.org.

BPW Foundation also awards scholarships. Go here for more info.
@2015 Business and Professional Women of Raleigh. All rights reserved.
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software