Scholarships Available For Older Women


The AARP Foundation is seeking entries for its third annual Women’s Scholarship Program.  The scholarships will provide funds to women 40 and older who are seeking new job skills, training and educational opportunities to support themselves and their families. 

To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must:

• Be female age 40 or older (as of March 31, 2009);

• Be able to demonstrate financial need; and

• Be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or training program within six months of the scholarship award date.

Interested applicants can submit their application online at  The application process closes on March 31 and scholarships will be awarded in early summer 2009.

For more information about the AARP Foundation, please visit the Web site: org/foundation.


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