Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) has established a scholarship fund to
assist mature women (age 25 and
older) who wish to continue their undergraduate education.
goal of the scholarship is to focus on deserving, qualified women whose
educations were interrupted due to family concerns and economic problems.
Particular consideration will emphasize women who have shown leadership promise
through community service.
The one year undergraduate
scholarship will cover tuition, books and fees up to $2500 per year, including
summer school. Applicants for the scholarship must meet certain requirements to
be eligible. In addition to being a woman 25 years of age or older, she must be
an Illinois resident and plan to attend an accredited on-campus school in
Illinois for at least six semester hours (online colleges are not
Copies of the forms are attached
but all scholarship application instructions and forms may be downloaded from
the COWL website www.cowlil.com
Application materials must be
postmarked no later than March 31, 2014 to be considered and all applicants will
be notified by April 30, 2014.COWL Scholarship Program for 2014-2015 Academic