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The Education Committee plans and implements educational programs and activities sponsored by the organization. This Committee enhances the professional development of chapter members through planned activities or workshops on various topics. It maintains communication with scholarship recipients to determine their current educational status, progress and academic accomplishments. It offers mentorship and advisement to current scholarship recipients to strengthen and/or enhance their educational achievements.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2013
There are two categories of awards:
The Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship is awarded to African American freshman, sophomore, junior or senior students enrolled in an accredited college or university. The eligibility requirements are outlined in the current annual application.
A minimum of $1,000 will be granted per award. Students must apply annually.
The Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier “Sister to Sister” Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to mature African American women (at least thirty-five years of age) in pursuit of post-secondary education. Applicant must be returning student, whose education was interrupted by family responsibilities or other personal demands and is now ready to complete their education. The eligibility requirements are outlined in the current annual application.
A minimum of two (2) $500.00 awards will be made annually based on competition, as outlined in the annual application.
For information or to receive an application by mail, please send a letter requesting an application and include a stamped self-addressed envelope to:
National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
1809 East 71st. Street, Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60649
Local chapters provide scholarships as well. Contact the local chapter nearest you for details.
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