Mamie Earl Sells Scholarship Fund

Awarded By:

YWCA Greater Cincinnati

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a Black woman (cis or trans).
  2. Must have a minimum scholastic average of “B” (3.0) from most recent grading period
  3. Must be residing in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Mamie Earl Sells was committed to young people, promoting programs that encouraged them to expand and improve their personal lives and career opportunities. This scholarship is dedicated to her memory, honoring her loyalty and service to the community through her volunteer work in the arts, education, racial justice programs and social services. Personally dedicated to the YWCA during the last decade of her life, Mamie played a leadership role in developing the Career Women of Achievement event and served as board member, vice president of membership and overall friend to the YWCA. This scholarship award honors Mamie’s philosophy that we must “lift as we climb,” meaning that we must act as role models and mentors to the young women of today and tomorrow.

Application requirements for the Mamie Earl Sells Scholarship Fund are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • ACT/SAT scores (optional)
Additional Information: The winner will be recognized at the Career Women of Achievement Luncheon on May 10th

Award Amount: Chosen applicant will be awarded $1,000  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 18, 2023

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA EMAIL, POSTMARKED OR FAXED BY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18th. No exceptions will be given. (If needed, you may copy this application form or visit www.ywcacincinnati.org/mes) Send Completed Application Packages to: YWCA Greater Cincinnati Development Department – MES Scholarship 898 Walnut Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Or Email to: [email protected]
About YWCA Greater Cincinnati :
Contact Information: Sophia Gilligan Helms, Scholarship Contact
Address: 898 Walnut Street Cincinnati, Ohio

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