Asherah Foundation Second Chance Scholarships for International Women in USA

Posted: May 24, 2017 in Jul-Sept Deadline, Training, USA
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Asherah Foundation is offering Second Chance Scholarships for international women. Scholarships are available for pursuing postsecondary education or technical training programme.

The Asherah Foundation, Inc. is the United States 501(3)c organization dedicated to providing Second Chance Scholarships to Women around the World. In its inaugural year, this dynamic organization has developed a dedicated international constituent base.

Their mission is to provide second chances for women around the world to obtain a postsecondary credential.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postsecondary education or technical training programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The monetary dollar amount of this award shall be up to (US) $2,500.00 per semester and may be renewable for the next consecutive semester. This award shall be applied to expenses pertaining to a four-year college degree, associate degree, an accredited vocation/training program, or other postsecondary credential for the payment of costs relating to the recipient’s registration costs, tuition and related expenses for books, lab fees, and other classroom supplies and fees required under the recipient’s school curriculum.

Eligibility: The recipient shall be a female who will receive benefits under the Scholarship, subject to the terms and conditions set out below. Recipients shall be chosen by the Foundation based strictly on the following criteria:

  • Must be committed to the pursuit of postsecondary education and/or training.
  • Must demonstrate financial inability to attain further education/training without the Scholarship.
  • Must provide high school transcript, current transcript from current school, or other documentation of educational progress.
  • Must demonstrate personal discipline and perseverance.
  • Must complete Foundation current essay requirement: “Why This Scholarship Will Give Me A Second Chance,” to be no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words.
  • Must provide two letters of recommendation.
  • Must provide two references with contact information included.
  • Must have been accepted into an accredited college or university degree program or a vocational or training institution

Nationality: Women around the world are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50 (on scale of 4.00) in such postsecondary programs.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: Applications can be sent via email or by post. Before students mail their application, please verify the following items are completed and enclosed.

  • Completed and signed application
  • Two letters of recommendation (The writer may mail the letter directly to the address above or may be enclosed with your application)
  • Official copy of latest transcript
  • Documentation of current financial need
  • Essay
  • Photo (optional)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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