NYWIC Esperanza Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$2500
awarded

Application Deadline

January 26
Friday

Awarded By

New York Women in Communications

Award Amount

$2,500 annually, non-renewable.

Recipients

One award offered annually.

Additional Information

The New York Women in Communications' Foundation, the charitable arm of New York Women in Communications, will award college scholarships to qualified applicants on the basis of academic excellence, need, and involvement in the field of communications. Residents of the tri-state area and Pennsylvania who are focusing on communication studies are eligible to submit applications for scholarships. A student is eligible even if she is attending a school outside New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania, as long as her home address is in one of these regions. Applicants for the Esparanza scholarship must be of Hispanic heritage or descent. An appointed NYWICI Scholarship Committee will select the winners. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic record, need, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community service activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, and unusual personal and/or family circumstances. Finalists will be required to attend an in-person interview in New York City on a date in March to be determined by the Scholarship Committee. Recipients of scholarship awards will be notified no later than March and will be acknowledged on-stage at the Matrix Awards Luncheon in April in New York City. Scholarship recipients must provide confirmation of acceptance into an undergraduate or graduate program no later than May. Scholarship monies will be awarded directly to educational institutions in June.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online on the New York Women in Communications, Inc. (NYWICI) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: a resume or a ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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