Berkshire Business & Professional Women’s Organization Announce Scholarship
The Berkshire Business & Professional Women’s Organization is accepting applications for their scholarship program. The scholarship is open to women above the age of 25 who live or work in Berkshire County. The deadline for applications in Saturday August 22nd.
The full release by the Berkshire Business & Professional Women’s Organization is below…
The Berkshire Business & Professional Women's (BPW) Organization will again award scholarships to women in Berkshire County. The scholarship is available to women ages 25 and older, and this year will not only be awarded to women who live and/or work in Berkshire County but also to women whose positions were displaced due to Covid -19 in Berkshire County.
This year the organization recognized that many people were impacted in their positions by Covid-19 and decided to fund some of the scholarships for women who were impacted in this manner.
The organization has been awarding scholarships since the early 1990's and in 2019, $11,000 was awarded and in 2018, 18 scholarships totaling $18,000 were awarded. Applicants must be at least 25 years of age and be enrolled in an educational program.
Awards can be used for any educational needs of the applicants.
Proceeds from the organization's annual Women of Achievement event benefits the scholarship program each year. This year's awardee is Berkshire County District Attorney Andrea Harrington.
Details and a digital application is available at berkshirebpw.org.
Application deadline is August 22, 2020. For further questions on this program please email Scholarship Chair, June Roy-Martin at email@example.com