Scholarship for Adult Women
The Cincinnati Catholic Women (CCW) organization grants the Continue with Confidence Scholarship for Adult Women and administers the St. Rose Scholarship. Up to three $3,000 scholarships are awarded to support and encourage an Adult Catholic woman who wishes to begin or continue her pursuit of an undergraduate college degree.
Who is Eligible: Any active, practicing Catholic woman aged 21 or older, who resides in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and is currently enrolled or will be enrolled by the fall term of 2013 in a degree-granting undergraduate program (associate or bachelor) at any accredited college, university, or vocational school may apply.
The Criteria: The Continue With Confidence Scholarship is awarded based on the following criteria (listed in order of importance): financial need, practicing Catholic status, and community or volunteer service. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to a person who would not be able to complete her education without this assistance.
The Process: Please download the application documents from the links below. In order to be considered eligible, applicant must also submit a letter from their church describing their involvement. Applications will be accepted until July 30, 2013. A committee of Catholic Women of Cincinnati members will select finalists for a personal interview (required), and will select recipients from these finalists. The scholarships will be awarded no later than August 10, 2013; the check will be sent to the recipient’s institution of choice at the appropriate time.