WISE Women offers scholarships

Application deadline is Sept. 27

WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $10,000.

The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Sept. 27.

Completed applications must be received by email or U.S. Postal mail to WISE Women at P.O. Box 134, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

Scholarships will be available to Blair County resident females 21 years of age or older who have overcome adversity or discrimination in their lives and who are pursuing post-secondary education.

The scholarship is not available for a master’s, doctorate or a second bachelor’s degree.

WISE Women of Blair County (WISE stands for Women Involved in Scholar-ship and Empowerment) has granted $20,000 in scholarships each year for women to continue their education.

The mission of the organization is to empower women and to eliminate racism through collaboration, service, and education.

The mission is fulfilled by providing scholarships, awarding grants and recognizing outstanding women in our community through the annual Tribute dinner.

To receive an application packet, visit www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org.

For additional information, email info@wisewomenofblaircounty.org or call 822-0332.