Scholarship Opportunities

Professional Women of McLean County, Inc, a not-for-profit organization, was established to provide a forum specifically for businesswomen to connect, network and grow professionally. Part of our mission is to act as a benefactor for women in their academic and professional development pursuits.

To this end, PWMC is proud to present from two scholarship funds annually to assist women pursuing educational, professional or technical training, development and certification.

Our scholarship funds are now open for application, learn more below and apply, today!

The Virginia Mosbacher Endowed Scholarship at the Illinois Prairie Foundation may be presented annually to women who have met established criteria of community leadership, clarity, and focus of career objectives attending American College of Technology, Bloomington-Normal School of Radiography, Heartland Community College or Lincoln College-Normal. When this scholarship is available for award, the application deadline is April 15th of the current year. The scholarship is awarded at our annual fundraiser, held in July of the same year.

The Professional Women of McLean County Women’s Professional Advancement Scholarship is fully funded through our annual fundraising campaigns. This scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing professional and/or career developmentĀ  (i.e. professional certification, licensing, Leadership McLean County, continuing education, etc) or formal education at a local college or university (i.e., Heartland Community College, Lincoln College, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University). Each year funds are available, applications are online March 1st through April 15th. The scholarship is awarded at our annual scholarship fundraiser. Accepted scholarship applicants are requested to attend the fundraiser (at no cost) for acceptance of the award.

2019 Scholarship applications will be available on March 1, 2019 and are due no later than April 15, 2019, including a professional letter of reference.

If you have questions regarding our scholarship opportunities, to contribute to our scholarship fund, or learn more about Professional Women of McLean County membership, please contact us!

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