American poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou once said that “each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.”
The best ways to help empower women are to give them opportunities, encourage them through all of their challenges, and treat them with the same respect given to men. As a way of empowering the next generation of great women, the Female Empowerment Scholarship will support women of color who have been led to believe that hard work must be doubled to match the same recognition and same salary as their male counterpart. This scholarship can give them an opportunity to pursue their dreams.
Undergraduate or graduate female students are eligible to apply if they are BIPOC students. In your application, write about your experiences and your plans for making an impact on the world.