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FROM: Women's Studies RE: Cal U Female Student Grant Opportunity, up to $3,000
Sent:
11/29/2017 11:23:50 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff


Notice of Grant Opportunity (up to $3,000) for a Cal U Woman, returning or who returned, and is completing her education.

Sponsored by PEO Chapter AS, in collaboration with Cal U Women’s Studies

Program for Continuing Education

November 29, 2017

The Women’s Studies Program at California University of PA established a relationship with PEO Chapter AS, an organization of women who, among other philanthropies, promote continuing education for women. The Chapter is pleased to announce a spring 2018 grant opportunity at California University of Pennsylvania. 

 

PEO States: “This grant is for women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that will improve her marketable skills for employment to support herself and/or her family.”

 

If you meet the criteria listed below, please submit via email: a letter stating your specific educational needs and why you feel you would be a good candidate, transcripts, and recommendation from a faculty advisor to Dr. Marta McClintock-Comeaux (mcclintock@calu.edu), Director of the Women’s Studies Program, by December 13, 2017.

 

·        Recommended by a PEO chapter (this will be determined after reviewing applicants).

·        Enrolled in a certification or degree program; not a doctoral degree program. (Proof of enrollment is required).

·        Have had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in adult life. This grant is for women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that will improve their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families.

·        Citizen or legal permanent resident of United States or Canada.

·        Studying and living in US or Canada for entire course of study.

·        At least 24 consecutive months of completing educational program which at its conclusion, will lead to employment or job advancement.

·        To be used only for educational expenses, e.g., tuition, books, supplies, transportation, childcare while in class, required uniforms, testing fees and equipment/tools.

·        This is a one time only need-based grant awarded for academic, technical or online courses.


Maximum is a $3,000 grant; lesser amounts may be requested and/or awarded.

 

Good luck, and we are excited to support one woman’s educational endeavor!