501 LIFE Scholarship

The $501 scholarship will be awarded to a non-traditional female student attending college/university/technical school in the 501 area code and may be used for tuition, books or family income.

Applications are due Sunday, Oct. 2, and should be mailed to Conway BPW, P.O. Box 194, 813 Oak Street, Conway, AR 72032.  

Preference will be given to students 25 or older whose education was interrupted by a life-altering event or to a woman returning or starting school for the first time in preparation for career opportunities. The application will require references, an essay outlining specified goals, community involvement, current college transcript and proof of registration for the Fall 2011 term.

The scholarship will be awarded at the October Conway BPW meeting. Scholarship information is available at Central Baptist College, Hendrix College, University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton and the University of Central Arkansas.

Conway Business and Professional Women is a member of the Arkansas Business and Professional Women (BPW), whose goal is to promote full participation, equity and economic self-sufficiency for America’s working women. The group’s objectives include elevating the standards of women in business and extending opportunities to business and professional women through education.