Friday, November 9, 2007

Scholarship Opportunity

Looking for scholarship money for spring semester? Empowering Women as Leaders (EWL) is offering renewable scholarships. EWL award recipients will receive $750 every semester (up to $1500 per year) until graduation as long as the recipients remain in good standing. Additionally award recipients are matched with a mentor to assist with career planning and success. Below are eligibility highlights. If you meet all of the requirements listed below, please review the application for additional criterion. The applicaiton is avialable on the TWU Commuter Webiste at http://www.twu.edu/o-sl/studentcenter/commuter.html.

Deadline for application: Thursday NOV 15.

Eligibility requirements:
Must be undergraduate, enrolled in at least 12 hours
Must be at least 23 yrs old
Must live in the North Texas area & value having a mentor
Must not graduate before Spring 2009

Please note: Carolyn Pineda, EWL Chairmen and Founder, will be on the Denton TWU campus during Career Week presenting: “Ask the Recruiter: What Hiring Managers Look For” on Tuesday, November 13th from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in Student Union 110. Students will have an opportunity to hear 1st hand information from a panel of Recruiters and Career Professionals on What Hiring Managers Look For in their employees. The topics that will be covered include the importance of having good work ethics and having transferable skills, a professional image, career goals and direction, and paid/unpaid experience. Carolyn will be discussing the importance of having career goals and direction. Call Career Services at 940-898-2950 to sign up for this excellent opportunity.


For information regarding EWL visit
www.empoweringwomenasleaders.org .