The Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics offers approximately 10 Legacy of Heroines Scholarships to qualified students for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000 and can be renewed depending on student participation with Catt Center programming.
The Legacy of Heroines program, launched in 1996, provides scholarships to outstanding young women who seek involvement in and knowledge about the political process and public service. Scholarship awards are based on academic merit, leadership and specific criteria established by scholarship donors. As part of the criteria set by donors, Legacy of Heroines scholarship recipients are required to participate in mentoring and leadership development programs through the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. These programs include field trips, dinners with speakers, campus activities and skills development workshops.
More information and application form may be found on the Catt Center website: https://cattcenter.las.iastate.edu/legacy-of-heroines/legacy-of-heroines-scholarships.
Application deadline: March 2, 2015
Questions: Kristine Perkins, firstname.lastname@example.org, 515 294-9867