2017 WBC Life Long Learner
Merit Scholarship Program
The mission of the Women's Business Council is to provide a networking forum that facilitates information exchange, educational experiences, and professional support. In addition, we act as positive role models for women in our community.
The Scholarship Opportunity
The WBC scholarship recognizes adult learners who wish to attend a higher education institution and who have graduated from high school at least one year ago. These women have demonstrated academic ability and a commitment to learning, achievement, and community service. The scholarship assists women in their pursuit of higher education and their desire to assist other young women in reaching their full leadership potential after post-secondary graduation.
The recipient of the scholarship must:
- Be an employee or a spouse/domestic partner of a business or organization that is a current member of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. Chamber staff, WBC Board members, and the scholarship selection committee are ineligible.*
- Provide a recommendation letter from her (or spouse/domestic partner) employer
- Have demonstrated community service
- Will be attending an accredited post-secondary educational program during the following academic year
How to Apply
Complete all requested information on the application form and submitted to the address indicated. Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2017. Final evaluation may involve an in-person interview with the scholarship selection committee. The scholarship will be announced in May 2017.