The Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarships (AAGS) are designed to engage young people in pressing women’s issues and to connect students who are interested in the global advancement of women with thought leaders in impactful roles.
U.S. Bank and Discover have partnered with Womenetics to encourage future leaders to think critically about the business issues affecting women today by offering $22,000 in scholarship funds. The prize money is intended to finance education, travel or other opportunities that may lead to further understanding of these important global issues.
Ten students will be selected to win a combined total of $22,000 in scholarships and grand prize winners will receive an expense-paid trip to attend the Womenetics Global Women’s Initiative conference in Atlanta or Chicago this fall.
Grand Prize (2): $5,000 in scholarship funds and an expense-paid trip to attend the Global Women’s Initiative (GWI) conference and a VIP reception with featured speakers and other top business, academic, nonprofit and policy leaders the evening before the event.
•The US Bank Prize grand prize winner attend the Atlanta GWI on Sept. 25
•The Discover Prize grand prize winner will attend the Chicago GWI on Nov. 13
Runners-up (8): The eight remaining finalists will each receive $1,500 in scholarship funds and an expense paid trip to attend the Global Women’s Initiative conference and a VIP Reception with featured speakers and other top business, academic, nonprofit and policy leaders the evening before the event.
•Four US Bank Prize winners will attend the Atlanta GWI on September 25
•Four Discover Prize winners will attend the Chicago GWI on Nov. 13
You may enter both the U.S. Bank and Discover Prizes only once; however, if selected for one prize, you are automatically ineligible for the other.
Deadline for entry: Friday, July 26, by 11:59 p.m. EST
All finalists will be notified via email on Sept. 3, 2013. Grand prize winners will be announced at the Global Women’s Initiative conferences.
Questions can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the scholarship at http://womenetics.com/2013-advancing-aspirations-global-scholarship.