Applications for Women
of Color Scholars Awards: January 21
Women of Color Scholars Award is being presented at the University.
It will provide support to one Woman of Color in each of these
groups: undergraduate, graduate and non-traditional evening school
student. Each student will be given a $1,000 award to support
their efforts in higher education through the purchase of books,
professional conference travel or purchase of equipment.
award is designed to encourage highly motivated and achieving
students to continue their pursuits in finishing their undergraduate
and/or professional degrees.
award has been made possible by donations from Penn administration,
faculty and Penn Women of Color. (See the Women of Color website
for more information).
its inception in March 1988, Penn's Women of Color Day Celebration
has included the conferral of awards upon deserving members of
the Penn community who have made a difference in the lives of
Women of Color. It is with great pride that on March 7, 2002,
we will confer the first Women of Color Scholars Award and present
its recipients to the Penn community.
application deadline for awards is January 21, 2002. Awards
to be received fall of 2002.
be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
have completed at least one year at Penn or will be an entering
second year graduate student
be an exceptional student who has demonstrated academic
merit and need
be a Woman of Color
view/print the application form, see www.upenn.edu/ccp/WomenofColor.html.
Copies of the application are also available from the African-American
Resource Center, Greenfield Intercultural Center, Penn Women's
Center, and at all School Deans Offices. Applications can also
be obtained from any members of Scholarship Committee. Anyone
interested in joining the committee please call (215) 898-6612.
Brown, Committee Chair
--Winnie Smart-Mapp, Scholarship Sub-Committee Chair