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Release: Dec. 19, 2002
Women's Center offers student scholarship
The Women's Resource and Action Center at the University of Iowa invites
individuals to apply for the Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship program
prior to the Feb. 12, 2003 application deadline.
Created by a designated bequest to the University of Iowa Foundation, the
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship recognizes qualified female applicants
who demonstrate financial need and are committed to women's issues, diversity,
and social activism. One or two awards are available each year. Awards generally
range from $1000 to $2000 per academic year to be applied toward tuition,
fees, living expenses, or books.
The Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship is administered by individuals
affiliated with the Women's Resource and Action Center. The Center is a diverse
community dedicated to fostering women's individual empowerment and systemic
solutions to all forms of oppression.
For more information about eligibility and application instructions, call
319-335-1486 or visit the Center website at http://www.uiowa.edu/~wrac .