Applications Are Being Accepted for Women United Scholarships

Women United Offers $1,000 Scholarships to Local Nontraditional Female College Students

United Way of the Lowcountry’s Women United is offering $1,000 scholarships to help ease the financial burden of nontraditional women in Beaufort and Jasper counties who are attending college.

The Women United scholarship is open to female students of any age who are currently employed and have a satisfactory employment rating. They may be a new or returning student registering for a minimum of six credit hours at the Technical College of the Lowcountry or the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Applicants must have made some contributions to the community through volunteering in church, nonprofits, civic organizations, educational institutions, etc.

Click HERE for additional information on the scholarship’s criteria and an application [PDF]. The application deadline for the 2022-2023 school year is May 31, 2022. 

Established in 2020, The Women United Scholarship Fund has provided six local nontraditional female students with $1,000 scholarships each, totaling $6,000.