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Women in Union Undergraduate Scholarship Information

UI&U Women in Union Scholarship Application
Undergraduate Women in Need with Children
GREATER CINCINNATI AREA RESIDENT STUDENTS ONLY

Deadline: Please contact your program advisor

General Eligibility Criteria (Note: Award criteria are subject to change each year.)

To qualify for a UI&U Women in Union scholarship, women in need, with dependents, enrolled at least half-time in the Cincinnati-based Bachelor of Science (BS) or the Bachelor of Arts (BA) program and residing in the Greater Cincinnati area must:

  1. Have a minimum 2.5 GPA in previous college-level courses
  2. Maintain 2.5 GPA
  3. Not be a full-time employee of Union Institute & University
  4. Provide a letter of recommendation from a professional, who is not related, such as a faculty member, member of clergy, or employer; which addresses how the funds will help you achieve your educational goals. 
  5. Financial need will be taken into consideration when awarding Women in Union scholarships. Please make sure you have a current FAFSA on file with the Office of Financial Aid. File online at http://www.fafsaed.gov. The UI&U federal code number is 010923. 

General Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are not renewable and may only be awarded to currently enrolled students who are registered for at least half-time academic credit during the 2016-2017 academic year. A completed scholarship application includes a completed and signed scholarship form, and a required personal statement(s)/ essay. Applicants may consult with the writing center to prepare a good essay for this competitive scholarship.

Statement of Intention

ALL GREATER CINCINNATI AREA RESIDENT Women in Union scholarship applicants must attach a minimum of 500-word statement/ essay to their completed scholarship applications in which they briefly discuss ALL of the following:

  1. how you have set and achieved short- and long-term goals; include steps to accomplish goals in the future.
  2. how significant experiences and your qualities of character and leadership are important in your professional and educational goals.
  3. how community involvement is important in your personal and professional goals.
  4. how this scholarship will enable you to engage in activities or projects that you might not have been able to do otherwise,
  5. how this scholarship fits into your broader program of academic study and professional development.

These statements are used to select scholarship recipients. 

Contact Monique Skinner with questions at monique.skinner@myunion.edu or 1(513) 861-6400 ext. 1201.

Women in Union Scholarship Application

Undergraduate Women in Need with Children

GREATER CINCINNATI AREA RESIDENT STUDENTS ONLY  

Application Deadline: Please contact your program advisor

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I wish to be considered for the following scholarship (check BELOW):

Please review the requirements for this scholarship.  Note: The applicant must have on file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid—FAFSA. Applicants may file the current FAFSA online at www.fafsaed.gov. The UI&U federal code number is 010923

Certification – To Be Signed By ALL Applicants

I have read and understand the information provided on this application. I affirm that the information which I have provided on this application and my additional material are true to the best of my knowledge. Pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), I hereby authorize Union Institute & University to release the scholarship application information provided by me, as well as other official and unofficial Union Institute & University information regarding my academic progress and status to scholarship donors for the purpose of providing the donor(s) with information concerning my eligibility as a scholarship recipient. I also understand that furnishing false information may result in revocation of my scholarship. By signing and submitting this application, I authorize Union Institute & University to follow up on this application if needed. I understand that Union Institute & University may contact me for additional information.
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