COWL announces $2,500 scholarship program for women 25+

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.

Jil Tracy

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