2018 Rising Star Scholarship Awards

The Friends of the Delaware County Women’s Commission is seeking applicants for our 2018 Rising Star scholarship awards. Two one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships will be awarded. One is designated for a female Delaware County high school senior entering college in fall 2018. The other is for a resident of Delaware County who is a current full or part-time undergraduate woman student of a two or four year college. The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the recipients’ college or university accounts.

Application requires candidates to submit the following:
1. Academic transcript
2. Resume to include work, community service and leadership experience
3. Letter of reference from a faculty member or employer
4. Personal essay of 500 words or less. The topic of the essay is Pay Equity:
How do you see the impact on opportunities available for women and girls

Applications should be sent to Carol Dougherty, Awards Committee Chair c/o Law
Offices, 8 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063 or by email to
cdoughertyncc@hotmail.com. Deadline for submission is May 1, 2018.

Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship committee and awardees will be
notified by May 15, 2018.