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Vol 57 No. 17 : October, 2005
Vol 57 No. 17 | Oct. 3, 2005

Scholarships Available Through Women and Philanthropy Program

For the seventh consecutive year, the Women and Philanthropy program at CSULB will award scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500 to qualified re-entry students. Deadline for application is Monday, Oct. 24. Those awarded scholarships will be recognized in January during a reception with members of the Women and Philanthropy organization and the campus community.

Women and Philanthropy was formed in 1998 to give public recognition for the generous gifts of women throughout the history of CSULB. Made up of alumnae, faculty, staff and friends of the university, members make financial contributions to the university to support scholarships and volunteer their time on campus in areas corresponding to their individual interests.

General qualification criteria for applicants include being a re-entry student (returning to school after a five-year absence), an undergraduate 25 years of age or older, be presently enrolled with six or more units, have an overall grade point average of 3.0 and the ability to demonstrate financial need.

To date, 45 scholarships totaling $52,000 have been awarded, providing assistance to returning students who would otherwise find it difficult to complete their education.

For additional information regarding the scholarships or membership in Women and Philanthropy, contact Barbara Holden at 562/985-4126.

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