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Women's Independence Scholarship Program

Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for women who have survived intimate partner abuse and have been separated from their abuser for a minimum of one year. To qualify, applicants must be US citizens or legal residents; demonstrate a critical need for financial assistance; have applied to or be officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a US institution; exhibit a strong desire and ability to complete a training and/or academic program; and have a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market. Applicants must have sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence service agency for a minimum of six consecutive months, and this agency is willing to act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support for them throughout their educational experience. Support is available for full- or part-time students interested in attending accredited programs at the following educational institutions: state-supported community colleges, state-supported colleges/universities, technical/vocational schools, private colleges/universities, and proprietary schools. Requests for assistance are accepted on an ongoing basis.

How easy is it to apply?

Painful

This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

How much competition is there?

Average

The competition for this scholarship will be average.

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Details

Average Award: $2,000

Requirements

Gender: Is this you?
  • Female
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Adult Learner / Re-entry Student / Non-traditional Student
More Requirements:
    Must have survived intimate partner abuse.

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