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2018 LOCAL Chapter Scholarships

The Lebanon Valley Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will be awarding two monetary scholarships, $1000 each.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Carol Edris (717)679-2698 or Janice Dishong (717)274-2639.

Thank you,

Education Committee co-chair

IMPORTANT:  Deadline for applications is March 31, 2018.


The following application is for a scholarship from the Lebanon Valley Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. Individuals who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. Application does not guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded.  Return completed applications by March 31, 2018, to ABWA Scholarship Committee, PO Box 23, Cornwall PA  17016. 


  1. Available to any female resident of Lebanon County PA who is a US Citizen.
  2. Available to students attending any course of higher education, including four year college, Junior college, trade school, or technical school beyond high school.
  3. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Please include a transcript with application.
  4. Applicant must obtain and supply a letter of reference from a guidance counselor or teacher. Or, if out of school, a letter of reference from your employer or other professional.
  5. Scholarship does not automatically renew; it is a one-time award. Applicant may re-apply each year.
  6. Applicants must include a paragraph or two stating why they should be the scholarship winner.
  7. Checks are made payable to the recipient and to the educational institution.
  8. Applications will be reviewed and semi-finalists will be determined by the Education committee. An interview may be arranged for those candidates selected to be presented for a vote by the chapter membership. Scholarships are routinely awarded during our May meeting.
  9. Scholarship money may be used for tuition, books and fees.


SECTION A: (Please print or type)

  1. Name: ___________________________________________________________________________

  2. Permanent Address: _________________________________________________________________

  3. Daytime phone: _______________ Evening Phone: ____________ Email: ______________________

  4. Are you a citizen of the United States and resident of Lebanon County? ______ yes ______ no
  5. Marital Status: ________________________
  6. Spouse’s occupation (if applicable): ___________________________________________
  7. Do you have legal dependents who get more than half of their support from you? ___ yes ___ no

 SECTION B: (Please print or type)

        1. What educational institution are you currently attending?

            Name of Institution: ________________________________________________________________

            Address: __________________________________________________________________________

        2. What educational institution do you plan to attend?  Name of Institution: _________________________________________________________________

        3. What will be your enrollment status? _____ full-time or ____ part-time,       and _____ # of credits.

            Is enrollment as a ____ freshman, ____  sophomore, ____   junior, ___  senior, _____   graduate student, or _______________________ other?

4. What degree or certificate are you pursuing? ___________________________________________

5. Include number of years or semesters completed ___________________  Course of study?________________

   6. When do you expect to complete your degree or certificate? ______________

   7. Please list any extra curricular or community activities in which you are involved.





Actual Expenses

Quoted as (check one):  ______Per quarter; _______ Per semester; ______Per year.

Tuition, fees $_____________________________

Books $ ___________________________

Living expenses $ ______________________

Other (specify) _____________________ $ __________________

Total $ ________________________



I attest that all information is complete and accurate.

Applicant’s signature: ________________________________ Date: _____________________________


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