2020 Education Fund Award Application

  • Part 1 - Personal Information

  • Residency in NYC is a requirement.
  • Please enter a number from 0000 to 9999.
  • Part 2 - Education Information

  • Dates Attending Current Institution:
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Note: If you are graduating from an Associates degree program in the next semester, you will be asked to provide proof of application or enrollment in a Bachelors degree program in the form of an admissions letter.
  • Previous Education History

  • High School NameGPAYear BeganYear EndedYear Graduated (if applicable) 
  • Post Secondary Institution NameGPAYear BeganYear EndedYear Graduated (if applicable)Type of Degree Program/Certificate 
  • Part 3 - Employment Status/Income

  • Name and Address of EmployerYour Title and a Brief Description of Your ResponsibilitiesFull-Time or Part-Time (if part-time, please indicate number of hours/week)Dates From - To (mm/dd/yyyy - mm/dd/yyyy) 
  • First NameLast NameOccupationRelationship 
  • Part 4 - Community Service

  • Not all applicants will have been able to be involved in community service activities, but if you have been involved as a volunteer in community service activities in the past 4-5 years, please check and list below.
  • Name and Address of OrganizationDescription of your involvement and how it relates to your career leadership potentialAmount of time per week you are/were involvedDates From - To (mm/dd/yyyy - mm/dd/yyyy) 
  • Part 5 - Letters of Reference

    PROVIDE TWO LETTERS FOR REFERENCE. These should be written by faculty or administrators at your college familiar with your academic work and ideally, your family history, academic history, and career goals. Past accomplishments and comments about your leadership potential should be stressed. Please ask these persons to email their letters of references to kelseyolwell@womensforumny.org. As we receive many qualified applications, their ability to write convincingly and substantively of your promise will carry significant weight.
  • NameTitlePhoneInstitutionEmail
  • NameTitlePhoneInstitutionEmail
  • Part 6 - Personal Essays

  • Essay #1 - Career Goals and Motivation

    Please describe your career goals and motivation for seeking this Award. If relevant, please include any meaningful leadership experience or involvement in community service, art, athletics, business, science, or other extracurricular activities.
  • Essay #2 - Personal History

    Please describe your personal history including challenges or obstacles overcome in pursuing an education. Please also discuss your academic record as an indication of noteworthy leadership promise. (Financial need will be addressed separately below.)
  • Part 7 - Financial Information

  • First NameLast NameAgeRelationship 
  • Please help us understand your current and anticipated financial situation, including how receiving this award will impact your ability to achieve your career goals. Please include details on your earned income, any other awards, family support, Federal assistance, etc.
  • Part 8 - Resume (optional)

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • Part 9 - Transcript

  • An official transcript must be postmarked by Feb. 1, 2020, and mailed to:
    Women's Forum of NY (attn: Education Fund)
    59 East 54th Street, Rm. 81
    New York, NY 10022
    An official transcript includes a college seal from the registrar. If your college uses a secure automated transcript sharing system, direct it to kelseyolwell@womensforumny.org.
  • Part 10 - Where did you hear about us?

  • Applicants will be notified of results by June 1, 2020.