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Displaced Women's Education Fund of Utah

Applications Open
Close Nov. 29, 2021 

APPLY TO HELP FUND YOUR FUTURE…

 

This scholarship is designed to help forcibly displaced women achieve their educational goals by assisting in the removal of one of the biggest barriers to a degree or certificate - tuition. 

REQUIREMENTS

 

1.    Women refugees, asylees, and immigrants, (or their American-born daughters, age 25 and under) as well women DACA recipients, undocumented women, and international students, who wish to pursue education or technical/ certification training through a qualified program. 

 

  • Examples of qualified programs include but are not limited to GED, GRE, ESL, college, or technical training.

  • Technical training including but are not limited to: healthcare assistant, computer information systems, pharmacy technician, medical, massage therapy, criminal justice, and paralegal.  

 

2.    Scholarship can be used to cover tuition for upcoming educational credits only (i.e. for those seeking college/university assistance this would mean Spring 2022-Fall 2022 semesters).

 

3.    Institution must be a two or four-year accredited public nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school located in the state of Utah.

 

4.    Awards will not be made for students attending a for-profit institution.

PROCESS

 

  • Women of the World will evaluate applications as they are turned in.

  • Review will begin August 2nd. The number of scholarships WoW is able to distribute is based on the number of applicants and the size of their requests. Therefore, we encourage applicants to apply as soon as they are able.

Additional Scholarship Information

If you do not qualify for our Displaced Women’s Education Fund Scholarship, check out the website below for more information about resources available to women.