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INSURANCE WOMEN OF BUFFALO, INC. 2019 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

 

We are proud to announce that once again we are offering two scholarships to High School Seniors or College Freshman who are actively seeking the pursuit of Continuing Education via a two or four year program. 

We offer a $1,500 Scholarship as well as a $1,000 Scholarship.

CRITERIA:

1. Each candidate must have a RELATIVE employed in the industry or be a RELATIVE of a member of the Insurance Women of Buffalo, Inc.

2. Each candidate is required to submit a RESUME

3. Each candidate must submit TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Coach, Employer)

4. Each candidate must provide PROOF OF APPLICATION to a two or  four year college.

5. A typed ESSAY of 500 words or less is required of each candidate.

ESSAY TOPIC:

If you had one super power, what would it be, change in the world, and how would you use it to change the world for the better”

DEADLINE:  

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE END OF DAY OF FEBRUARY 11th, 2019. 

Winners will be notified by phone by February 25th, 2019. 

Presentation of the scholarship awards will be done at the Insurance Women of Buffalo “Associates Night” to be held on March 12, 2019. 

IWOB will pay for the dinners of the winners and one parent for each of the scholarship winners, to attend the presentation.  We will ask the winning candidates to read their submitted essays at the dinner. If the winning candidates wish to have others attend, the cost of the additional dinners will be at their own expense.

 

 

Complete entries may be mailed to:   

Beverly Cotter     

IWOB Scholarship      

249 Crabapple Lane      

Cheektowaga, New York   14227

Or emailed to:  slig249@roadrunner.com       SUBJECT:  IWOB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Any questions may be directed to Beverly Cotter @ 716-997-1928 or slig249@roadrunner.com.

Thank you for your participation.

Sincerely, 

Education Committee

INSURANCE WOMEN OF BUFFALO, INC.

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