Talbots: Scholarships for women

Posted by on November 14, 2003

[posted from RFP Bulletin]

Talbots: Scholarships for women "later in life"

Applications Available for the 2004 Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund
Deadline: January 15, 2004

Sponsored by the Talbots Charitable Foundation, a philanthropic program of apparel retailer Talbots (<a href="http://www.talbots.com/">http://www.talbots.com/</a>), the Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund is a $100,000 scholarship program that awards five $10,000 scholarships and fifty $1,000 scholarships annually to women seeking a bachelor’s or associate’s degree later in life. Since its inception in 1997, the fund has awarded college scholarships to 330 women ranging in age from their late twenties to their early sixties.

To be eligible, applicants must be women currently residing in the United States who earned a high school diploma or GED at least ten years ago; be seeking a degree from an accredited two- or four-year college,university, or vocational-technical school; and have at least two full-time semesters or twenty-four credits remaining to complete their undergraduate degree.

The deadline for entries is January 15, 2004, or until one thousand eligible applications have been received. Application forms will be available at the Talbots Website.

RFP Link: <a href="http://www.talbots.com/about/scholar/scholar.asp">http://www.talbots.com/about/scholar/scholar.asp</a>

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