Women's Education Coalition Grant

Scholarship Description

The Women’s Education Coalition Grant program is a cooperative venture of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; Kalamazoo Network and the YWCA of Kalamazoo. Its purpose is to provide renewable grant assistance to women who are currently underemployed or unemployed and are in need of education to become financially self-sufficient.

Women residing in Kalamazoo, Barry, Calhoun, Allegan, St. Joseph or Van Buren Counties who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens (green card holders) are eligible for WEC grants. Priority will be given to underemployed working mothers and those enrolling or enrolled in not-for-profit educational institutions. Applicants must be adult women who have had a significant break in their formal education and can demonstrate how post-high school education will help them reach their goals of increased financial independence. They may enroll in any educational curriculum or program or professional development opportunity which will lead to employment or improved employment. They must have been admitted to the institution of their choice. Both part-time and full-time students may apply for assistance.

Year of Need: College Freshman, Trade/Technical,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 250

Max Award: 4,000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Kalamazoo Community Foundation
151 South Rose Street Suite 332
Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4775 

Contact Person:

Phone: 269-381-4416

Fax: 269-381-3146