The Women in Defense is a National organization that focuses on support and professional growth of women in the Defense communities. The Rocky Mountain Chapter of Women In Defense (WID) provides local networking opportunities, professional development, mentoring and scholarships.
Rocky Mountain Chapter WID Regional Scholarship Program
The Chapter plans to award two $1,000 scholarships in the Spring of 2016 for the 2016/2017 school year.
(The $1000 Scholarship will be distributed $500 each for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Semesters.) Scholarship applications are due by April 30, 2016 with winners announced by June 15, 2016.
Applicants must meet the following criteria. No exceptions will be considered.
Awards will be based on eligibility requirements stated above in addition to consideration of the following areas:
The scholarship committee consists of the WID President, the WID Scholarship Director, a representative from industry, and a representative from the Military. The application areas will be scored and then the scholarship committee will compare results and make the final determinations. Awards will be made without regard to race, creed, color, or religion. WID Regional Rocky Mountain Chapter reserves the right to revise, suspend, or discontinue this program without notice.
Fields of Study
The following fields of study are preferred for awarding scholarships: science, computer science, physics, engineering, mathematics, and homeland security. Other disciplines will be considered if the applicant can successfully demonstrate relevance to a career in the areas of national security and defense.
Deadline, Application, Notification
Applicants should submit their application packages (application, essay, recommendations, transcripts) by regular mail to:
Rocky Mountain Chapter Women in Defense (WID)
Regional Scholarship Application
c/o Amily Beidelman-Almy
PO Box 75062
Colorado Springs, CO 80970
Applicant is responsible for ensuring application package is complete and postmarked no later than 30 April 2016.
The application, which contains detailed instructions, may be downloaded from the Rocky Mountain Chapter WID website http://www.rockymountainwid.org/.
If you have questions regarding the application process, you may contact the Scholarship Committee Director:
Amily Beidelman-Almy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Only applicants selected to receive a WID Rocky Mountain Chapter scholarship will be notified of the scholarship awards. Scholarship winners will be announced by 15 June 2016. In addition, scholarship winners will be posted on the chapter website. Checks will be payable to the accredited college or university.