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WIN Young Women Leaders Scholarship

WIN Young Women Leaders Scholarship

The Women Inspired Network created the Young Women Leaders Scholarship to help young women pursue their dreams and goals through leadership and higher education. 

It is awarded in accordance with established criteria, answers to two defined essay questions and an additional essay of the applicant's choosing that tells us what else we should know about her. 

Applicants will also need two letters of recommendation from educators or employers who can attest to her worthiness as a recipient of the WIN Scholarship. 

Financial donations may also be mailed or made in person at our office 241 Marquette St, LaSalle, IL 61301. If you prefer to make a financial contribution by mail, please make your check payable to SRCCF. For more information about the WIN Scholarship, please contact (815)252-2906.

2023 WIN Young Women Leaders Scholarship recipient:

We are delighted to award the 2023 WIN Young Women Leaders Scholarship to Corinne Francis, of Ottawa. Corinne plans to attend Northern Illinois University in the fall to major in Art/Illustration. Corinne states in her essay that she believes her purpose in life is to become an illustrator of picture books that feature historically marginalized children and promote diversity.  She is the daughter of Kevin and Heather Francis.

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