Purpose & Goal: To assist a financially-deserving woman business owner to further her education in order to enhance her skills and knowledge base in order to better manage her business.
Eligibility Requirement: The scholarship is open to any woman business owner in Wake County, North Carolina who has successfully operated a business for a minimum of one year, who has a need to further her education.
Scholarship Value: $2,000
Number of Awards: One
Guidelines: The WBON Scholarship Application must be submitted by the close of business on Monday, April 23, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified prior to the award date of Wednesday, May 10, 2017. WBON respectfully asks that the winners be present at the May meeting on May 10 to claim their award. The amount received from the scholarship will be held in our account. Invoices must be submitted to WBON for payment and will be paid promptly. Scholarship funds must be used exclusively for educational purposes to include classes, seminars, books, CD's, training used to enhance your business as described in your application. Expenses for travel, technology, meal and staff support can't be accepted. Funds must be spent within 24 months (May 9, 2020).
1. An essay not to exceed 500 words including the following:
2. Three (3) written personal references from individuals not related to you