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WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance.

One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $10,000. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, September 30 at 4 p.m.

These completed applications should be received by email or US Mail at WISE Women, PO Box 134, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or email [email protected]

WISE Women has a special scholarship to be awarded this fall through a grant received from M&T Bank for the Advancement of Women and Education.

Scholarships will be available for female Blair County residents age 21 or older who have overcome adversity or discrimination in their lives and are pursuing post-secondary education. The scholarship is not available for a master’s, doctoral or second bachelor’s degree.

WISE Women of Blair County (WISE stands for Women Involved in Scholarship and Empowerment) has awarded $20,000 in scholarships each year for women to pursue their education.

The organization’s mission is to empower women and eliminate racism through collaboration, service and education. The mission is fulfilled by providing scholarships, awarding grants and recognizing outstanding women in the community through the annual Tribute Dinner.

Scholarships are awarded through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation.

For an application package, visit www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org. For more information, email [email protected]

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