AWIS-SD Back to Work-UCSD Extension Continuing Education Scholarship

Continuing Education Scholarship Awards of $1000 are designed to assist AWIS-San Diego members who are re-entering the work force. Preference will be given to Back to Work Coffee Club members who have been out of the workforce for a minimum of 1 year. This award will be used for continuing education at UCSD Extension in Professional Development Courses in Science & Technology or Business (certain UCSD Extension programs may be excluded: clinical studies courses are excluded, some courses are only available if the person is enrolled in a certificate program). For further clarification of eligible courses or other questions, please contact the Back to Work Initiative at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The award may be used for tuition or fees. Recipients will be asked to submit documentation to the AWIS San Diego Chapter once the class has been completed (copy transcript or certificate of completion). Recipients will also be asked to write a short article for the AWIS-SD newsletter describing how this award has assisted them. This award is non-renewable and non-transferable. This award must be used within 2 years of the award date.

Eligibility

Applicant must be a current AWIS-SD member and a San Diego County resident. Full-time students are not eligible for this award. Preference will be given to applicants who have been AWIS-SD members for at least one year and are eligible to work in the U.S.

Application Materials:

A. Completed application form

B. Current curriculum vitae or resume, up to 2 pages in length.

C. A personal statement (no more than 750 words in length) describing your career goals, the steps you plan to take or have taken to achieve these goals, and how this award would assist you in achieving your goals. Please include specific course or courses at UCSD Extension to which this award would be applied.

Download Application Form Here.

Applications Must Be Received by 6 PM on June 14, 2016.

Please email your completed application with all required materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please include in the subject line: AWIS-SD Back to Work-UCSD Extension Continuing Education Scholarship

Correspondence:

Correspondence regarding application status will be done by email. Once the award winners are selected, only the recipients will be notified by email. Awards will be presented by email by Friday, July 29th by UCSD Extension. Award recipients will be recognized at the 2016 AWIS-SD Open House.

Tax Considerations:

Award recipients should consult with their tax advisor for any tax implications.

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