Ajay Castro Scholarship for Re-entering Woman/A.W.C.
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|Provided by:||San Antonio Area Foundation|
|Scholarship is administered through the San Antonio Area Foundation. Nominator: AWC Scholarship Committie. Scholarship is renewable. www.saafdn.org|
|Scholarship Candidates Must: Be a high school graduate or G.E.D. certified Be a female undergraduate student accepted at or enrolled in a Bexar County university, college or community college after a minimum three-year lapse from graduating high school or leaving the academic world Be planning a career in a communications-related field (print or broadcast journalism, advertising, public relations, visual arts, etc.) To Apply: Complete and submit the attached application form. Submit essay describing why you are returning to school to pursue a communication career; essay must be 500 words or less and typed. Include a copy of your most recent transcripts (high school or college). Submit two letters of recommendation. Letters from family members will not be considered. Letters may be sent under separate cover. In addition to the essay, and if applicable, attach a copy of your financial aid (work study, grant, scholarship) award letter. Awardees will be selected in April. The winners will be notified in April and asked to accept the scholarship award at the annual Women in Communications Awards Ceremony. The scholarship check will be sent by the San Antonio Area Foundation, administrator of the scholarship, to the college or university where the winner is enrolled. For more information contact Ashlee Bates, [email protected] *The late Audreyjane “Ajay” Castro was one of San Antonio’s leading communicators. To honor Ajay,|