Sedona AZ (February 4, 2021) – The Sedona Women (“TSW”) is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for the “Helen Wolfe Scholarships,” the organization’s signature program, for the 2021-2022 academic year. Providing scholarships for area women is just one of the ways TSW has been “Making a Difference” in the community for the past 20 years. Learn more about the scholarship program and other TSW community service projects during the two-part virtual event, “The Work We Do,” on Wednesday, February 10 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom.
TSW’s “Helen Wolfe Scholarships” are awarded to area women whose educations have been interrupted and are planning to resume (or have resumed) their studies. Applicants must be permanent residents of the Verde Valley including Sedona, Cottonwood, Cornville, Camp Verde, Lake Montezuma, Rimrock and the Village of Oak Creek. In addition, applicants must be already accepted at an accredited academic or vocational institution. Financial need will be taken into consideration. The deadline to apply for the 2021-2022 academic year is April 1, 2021 with scholarships up to $3,500 to be awarded in May. Qualified applicants can visit www.thesedonawomen.com. Click on the “Scholarship” tab on the top menu to download the application. Donations to the “Helen Wolfe Scholarship” fund are always welcome and can be made through the website.
Want to learn more? The February 10th program, “The Work We Do,” will feature past and present scholarship recipients sharing their personal journeys. Current scholarship recipient Rebecca McCullough and past recipient Anita Marcus will share how their TSW scholarships have aided their educational goals and enriched their careers. Rebecca is currently studying for her Master’s degree in Sociology at NAU, while graduate Anita has started her own local business, Laser Girl. For more information on “Helen Wolfe Scholarships” contact Catherine Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to scholarships, TSW’s February two-part program “The Work We Do” offers a chance to hear how TSW is “Making a Difference” through support of sister organizations and other community service outreach. Learn how TSW works hand-in-hand with local sister organizations including the Sedona Community Food Bank. Cathleen Healy-Baiza, the Food Bank’s Executive Director, will join the meeting to discuss the organization’s partnership with The Sedona Women as well as the challenge of feeding our community during these difficult times.
To register for this program, visit www.thesedonawomen.com, locate the “Events, Programs & Trips” tab, click “February-The Work We Do” and find the “Program Registration” button. TSW monthly programs will continue to convene virtually until it is deemed safe to gather.
The Sedona Women is proud to be celebrating 20 years of “Making a Difference.” All meetings are open to the public. TSW is an apolitical 501(c)(3) organization that respects the diversity of its members and the inclusivity of our community. For more information about The Sedona Women contact: email@example.com or visit www.thesedonawomen.com.