Scholarships available through Atlantic BPW

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January 14th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Business and Professional Women (BPW) are offering four scholarships this year. Applications for two, $1,000 BPW Scholarship, one $500 Collen Scholarship, and a $1,000 Bev Mendenhall Scholarship, must be submitted by April 1st. Applications for one of several $1,000 BPW Iowa Scholarships, must be postmarked by March 23rd. More details:

  • Two $1,000 scholarships are available to a resident of Cass County, Iowa, giving financial aid to a man or woman needing education to either re-enter the work force, gain additional education for a career, meet educational requirements for employment, or to continue education interrupted for family or other reasons. (application deadline April 1)
  • A $500 Collen scholarship is available to a female resident of Cass, Shelby or Audubon County, in Iowa, who is pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Systems Management, Chemistry or Engineering. The student may be of any age and attend school full- or part-time. (application deadline April 1)
  • The $1,000 Bev Mendenhall nursing scholarship, is available to a female resident of Cass County, Iowa, who wants to re-enter the work force, gain additional education for a career, meet educational requirements for employment, or to continue education interrupted for family or other reasons. (application deadline April 1)
  • BPW Iowa is awarding several $1,000 scholarships to a man or woman, who is a resident of Iowa. The applicant must be a non-traditional student who: Is a US Citizen; has been out of the work force and wants or needs to go back to work, but needs additional education; Has completed high school five or more years ago, and now wants to start or resume their college education, and, Demonstrates financial need, scholastic ability, leadership skills, and career goals. (Application must be submitted by March 23rd).

Contact Kellie Jimerson, BPW Scholarship chairman at 712-254-0482, or email kjimerson@careinitiatives.org for an application.