Who Can Apply: The Girls, Inc. Betty Sims Scholarship Fund will annually award up to two new renewable Wow Award! scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 to students graduating, or who have recently graduated from high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). The applicants must have been active participants in good standing in the Girls Incorporated St. Louis program for at least two years and demonstrate unmet financial need at the two or four year college or university she attends in the United States. Recipients may be considered for renewal for up to three additional undergraduate years, if a renewal application is submitted in a timely manner and academic and financial eligibility criteria continue to be met.
- be graduating or a recent graduate of a St. Louis area high school with a 3.0 or above GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
- plan to enroll full time in an accredited, nonprofit post-secondary two-year or four-year college, university or technical school in the United States of America
Submission: In less than 500 words discuss what the “Wow Factor” means to you; how Girls Inc. has helped you to be strong, smart and bold; and how college will help to further develop these qualities.
Deadline: April 15, 2018
Amount: $500 to $2,000