The Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) is encouraging women throughout the state, who are seeking to earn undergraduate college degrees, to apply for one of their $2,500 scholarships. Applicants must be 25 years or older.
COWL is a bipartisan, bicameral, nonprofit organization of women legislators in the Illinois General Assembly. Their yearly Scholarship Award Program is a part of the group’s mission to promote economic independence, community service, and leadership development.
Scholarship applicants are required to enroll in an Illinois accredited college or university for a minimum of six credit hours to qualify, making the scholarships available to part-time and online students.
Applications must be postmarked or emailed by April 30. Awardees will be notified by May 31.
More information and application materials can be found here.