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The Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. is seeking
applicants to be considered for its Scholarship Grant that will be awarded at the
April 2015 meeting of the Chapter. The Scholarship Grant of two thousand
dollars ($2,000) is provided to help support school-related expenses. Preference
will be given to working women or those who have returned to school.
To apply you must be a resident of Brooklyn and enrolled (full or part-time) at a
college or university in the New York City metropolitan area in a course of study
leading to a degree. You must also submit:
1. An official copy of your most recent transcript.
2. Two (2) letters of support and recommendation, one of which must be
from a faculty member familiar with your work. If you are working, the
other should be from your employer.
3. A typed, one page, double-spaced statement (250-300 words) discussing
your goals and how this financial grant would help you to achieve them.
You must complete the application form and mail it with all necessary
Catherine LaGrutta, Chair, Scholarship Committee
c/o Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter NYSWI
PO Box 325
9728 Third Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
These forms must postmarked no later than February 28, 2015. Be sure to
type or print all information (except signatures). The successful candidate will be
advised prior to April 1, 2015. Please note: Do not send original documents or
anything that you will need returned. Copies are acceptable.
To obtain an application form or if you have a question, please contact
Catherine LaGrutta by telephone (718 877 9020) or e-mail
[Brooklyn, NY] The Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. is
seeking applicants to be considered for its $2,000 (two thousand dollar) Scholarship
Grant to be awarded at the April 2015 meeting of the Chapter.
Applicants must be a resident of Brooklyn and enrolled in a New York City metropolitan-
area college, either full or part-time. As part of the application process, applicants must
submit a copy of their transcript and two letters of recommendation (one of which must
be from a faculty member). Preference will be given to working women or those who
have returned to school.
Applications and further details are available from Catherine LaGrutta, Chair,
Scholarship Committee, Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter NYSWI, PO Box 325,
9728 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209, who can be reached at 718 877 9020
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The application package must be postmarked no later then February 28, 2015. The
successful candidate will be advised prior to April 1, 2015.
The Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter is a part of New York State Women, Inc.
(http://nyswomeninc.org/), the leading statewide advocate for working women on the
issues of work-life balance and workplace equity. Seventy local groups around the state
provide members with professional development programs, networking opportunities and
scholarships for women. The Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter, formerly known as The Bay
Ridge Business and Professional Womens’ Club, has been in existence since 1953. For
further info, e-mail BrooklynNYSWI@gmail.com or write Bay Ridge Brooklyn Chapter,
NYSWI, PO Box 325, 9728 Third Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209.