2018 Illinois Women in Leadership - Chrysalis Award

Deadline: March 01 2018 at 11:59 PM CST (Midnight)


Description

Scholarship award provided by Illinois Women in Leadership and supported by Alice Campbell Staffing to assist Sangamon County women who have been out of high school for 5 years or more and are enrolling in a college, university or trade school; or women who are continuing or returning to college who do not yet have an undergraduate degree.

Previous Chrysalis Award recipients may re-apply.

Requirements

1 - Be a female resident of Sangamon County.
2 - Have earned a high school diploma or GED at least five years ago.
3 - May be a first-time college student since earning a high school diploma or equivalent
-OR-
May be a continuing student who has attended a post-secondary institution but has not yet attained a baccalaureate degree.
4 - Attend school as a full-time or part-time student in the coming fall at an accredited community college, four year college/university, or trade/vocational school.
5 - Exhibit leadership qualities and strong potential and desire for professional growth.
6 - May not have an immediate relationship to a member of the Illinois Women in Leadership.
7 - Must be available for a personal interview if selected as a semi-finalist.

Semi-finalists will be interviewed.

Recipient will present her submitted essay at the IWIL award reception in May. The event is scheduled for May 17, 2018 at 11:30 am.

Attendance at the award reception is REQUIRED for the final recipient.

Number of Awards

1

Award Amount

$1,000

Total Amount Awarded

$1,000

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