THIRD WAVE Scholarship Program For Women of Color

Posted on August 15, 2003

THIRD WAVE Scholarship program

THIRD WAVE Scholarship program is for young women of color who prioritize social justice and the work done in the spirit of justice and equality over academic performance, and who integrate social justice into all areas of their lives.

DEADLINE: October 1 for Spring 2004
ELIGIBILITY:
Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited university

Under the age 30
Demonstrate financial need – Primary criterion.
Be full-time or part-time:
Be involved as activists, artists, or cultural workers working on issues such as racism, homophobia, sexism, or other forms of inequality.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Application Form. Available at:<a href="http://www.thirdwavefoundation.org/programs/scholarships.html">http://www.thirdwavefoundation.org/programs/scholarships.html</a>

500 word Essay
Official Transcripts (and high school transcripts for college freshman). Two letters of recommendation.

Copy of Financial Aid Report from school
Copy of parent’s/guardian’s most recent tax return (or your own if you are completely economically independent from parents/guardians.)

The number of scholarships awarded depends on the amount of each award. Scholarships range in amount from $1,000 to $5,000 each.

QUESTIONS: Call Third Wave Foundation at 212-388-1898
116 East 16th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Fax: 212-982-3321
NOTE: Because the most important criterion affecting scholarship awards is financial need, any information that we receive regarding your financial situation is greatly valued.


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