2018 Rising Star Scholarship Awards!

The Friends of the Delaware County Women’s Commission is seeking applicants for our 2018 Rising Star scholarship awards.

Two one-thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships will be awarded. One is designated for a female Delaware County high school senior entering college in fall 2018. The other is for a resident of Delaware County who is a current full or part-time undergraduate woman student of a two or four year college. The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the recipients’ college or university accounts. To apply, please submit the following: 

  1. Academic transcript 
  2. Resume to include work, community service and leadership experience 
  3. Letter of reference from a faculty member or employer 
  4. Personal essay of 500 words or less. The topic of the essay is Pay Equity: How do you see the impact on opportunities available for women and girls today? 


Applications should be sent to Carol Dougherty, Awards Committee Chair c/o Law Offices, 8 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063 or by email to cdoughertyncc@hotmail.com.

Deadline for submission is May 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship committee and awardees will be notified by May 15, 2018.

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