Schaibley invites non-traditional female students to apply for the POWER scholarship

Thursday, September 19, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 19, 2019) – State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) encourages non-traditional female students to apply for the POWER Caucus Scholarship to further their education and career aspirations.

Women who are returning to school after a hiatus, changing careers, and seeking advancement in their professional or work lives, as well as stay-at-home moms entering the workplace who are in need of additional education and training, can earn a scholarship of $750 to put toward their education.

“This scholarship is designed to ease the financial burden for non-traditional female students who choose to further their education regardless of their age, family structure or previous work experience,” Schaibley said. “As someone who has worked in higher education, I’ve seen the lasting impact earning more advanced credentials can have on a student’s career.”

Schaibley said there will be 18 scholarships awarded – two per congressional district. Scholarships are given to women who are residents of the state of Indiana and who are pursuing their educational endeavors in the state.

The primary selection criteria to be used by the committee selecting the scholarship winners will be financial need, personal vision, service to the community and future plans.

Scholarships will be awarded at a ceremony in February. To fill out an application, go to www.inpowercaucus.org/powerscholarship/. The application deadline is Oct. 1.

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State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) represents House District 24,
which includes portions of Boone and Hamilton counties.

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