A Little Rock nonprofit organization is accepting applications for its annual education scholarship to provide financial assistance to students that have suffered from violent crimes or domestic violence.
Women’s Own Worth, also known as WOW, is providing five WOW Education Scholarship applicants a $1,000 grant to aid in their education expenses. Individuals can submit their applications until Friday, July 17.
Scholarship criteria that are needed to be a considerable applicant include:
- The applicant must be an Arkansas resident.
- The applicant must be a survivor of domestic violence or a victim of violent crime(s).
- The applicant must be enrolled in either a two-year or four-year higher education program or trade school.
According to a statement from Women’s Own Worth, “All applicant names and notable story details that could be considered putting the applicant in harm’s way will be withheld and kept confidential. Any content shared of the winners will be done solely in the spirit of promoting WOW and its mission to advocate, empower, and support.”
Founded in 2013, Women’s Own Worth strives to empower women who have suffered from the effects of trauma. The nonprofit organization provides numerous services and healing initiatives such as counseling, family programs, health and dental care support, scholarship opportunities, and more.
“Women’s Own Worth is a confidential advocate connecting victims to resources and support to better manage their trauma and circumstances,” says Founder Jajuan Archer.
Apply to the 2020 Women’s Own Worth Education Scholarship here.