Black Women’s Educational Alliance Philadelphia Chapter Scholarship Application 

We recognize that it is only through joint efforts that our objective can be truly realized. 

“In Unity, There Is Progress!” 

The Black Women’s Educational Alliance (BWEA) is seeking applications for the 2020 BWEA Scholarship Opportunity from college-bound seniors who meet the eligibility criteria listed below. 

 

BWEA is a non–profit organization which was established in 1976.  The mission of our organization is to bring together women of diverse backgrounds to provide opportunities for women to grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking, support, and recognition. 

 

Enclosed you will find the application for the 2020 BWEA Scholarship opportunity. Please note that all completed application packages must be postmarked by May 15, 2020. You may also submit via email to: bweaphilachpt@gmail.com .

 

**A total of Four (4) scholarships will be awarded to General Education students using the following criteria:

 

Eligibility Criteria:     

 

Applicants must: 

  1. Be an African American female or male 

  2. Be a Philadelphia resident 

  3. Be a Philadelphia Public or Charter High School Senior  

  4. Have a minimum High School GPA of 2.9 on a 4.0 scale 

  5. Plan to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university  

  6. Have participated in community service

  7. Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or educational administrator (either or) 

 

**One (1) Additional Scholarship will be awarded for a student with a Certified IEP/ Disability. The          eligibility requirements are as follows: 

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Be an African American female or male 

  2. Be a Philadelphia resident 

  3. Be a Philadelphia Public or Charter High School Senior  

  4. Have a Certified IEP and be graduating by IEP goal achievement or GPA of 2.0 or higher

  5. Plan to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university 

  6. Have participated in community service

  7. Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or educational administrator (either or)

How to Apply:  

Applicants must submit the following items in one complete package:    

  1. Completed application. Be sure to type or print legibly (online submissions accepted)

  2. Student Recommendation forms 

  3. Essay 

  4. Official High School Transcript w/GPA (copies will be accepted) 

  5. Proof of college/university acceptance, if available (copies will be accepted) 

 

 

Please mail completed application packages to: 

Black Women’s Educational Alliance  

Attn: Scholarship Committee 

P.O. Box 27074                                

Philadelphia, PA 19118

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