NFWL, formed in 1938, is serving as a forum for elected women from all across the country to be empowered through information and experience. The NFWL believes that women are the strongest leaders of our future and they need to be encouraged and empowered to come forward and lead the world with their knowledge and potential. The mission of NFWL is to provide strategic resources to elected women for leadership development, exchange of diverse legislative ideas, and effective governance through conferences, state outreach, educational materials, professional and personal relationships, and networking.
NFWL has a quite old tradition of supporting young women who have the potential to become the next generation leaders of our country. With over many years of experience, the NFWL has provided scholarships to various candidates from attending the top universities, finding non-profit organizations, and pursue their dream careers.
Given that, in order to prepare young women for the future to lead the world, the NFWL is presenting to you a 2021 Essay Student Scholarship Contest for the young female citizens of the U.S to participate in and win a chance to receive some exciting awards. The candidate must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of Tennessee. The candidates will use the nomination form to nominate themselves and once nominated, NFWL will reach out to the student and ask for the remaining requirements. Once the requirements are satisfied, the NFWL will review the submissions and decide the final 5 winners of the scholarship. The winners will be awarded a one-time scholarship amount of $1,000. The deadline for the application submission is September 3, 2021.
Here is a brief description for you concerning the following scholarship:
|Organization||National Foundation for women legislators|
|Educational Level||College and university students|
|Number of Awards||5|
|Contest Deadline||September 3, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Letter of recommendation, contact information, short essay|
Who is Eligible?
Following are the eligibility requirements that need to be satisfied for participating in the following scholarship contest:
- Female U.S. Citizen
- Attend a college or university in the state of Tennessee
How to Apply?
The interested individuals are required to fill out the application form provided on the scholarship portal and submit it. Please use the following form to submit your nomination for this year’s scholarship essay contest. After you submit the form, your nominee will be contacted by NFWL staff and invited to apply for the scholarship.
Once nominated, NFWL will reach out to the student and let her know what materials are required for her application (i.e. short essay, contact information, letter of recommendation). Upon submitting all materials, she will be considered for the scholarship benefits
The five winners will win $1,000 college scholarships and an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s 2021 Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, November 8-10.
The deadline for application submission for the following scholarship is September 3, 2021. No application will be considered after the deadline.