The WIIT Charitable Trust scholarship program is designed to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women who are interested in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business.
Amount: 2 scholarships of $1500 each (one for an undergraduate female student and one for a graduate female student) for the Summer or Fall Semester and the Spring Semester. Each recipient will also receive one year free membership in
WIIT or OWIT.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria. No exceptions will be considered.
Be currently enrolled or accepted at an accredited U.S. university or college, either full-time or part- time. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
Demonstrated interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business;
And be a woman.
Note: Applications from relatives of the directors and officers of the Association of Women in International Trade, Inc. and members of the WIIT Charitable Trust Committee and the selection committee are not eligible for consideration.
Selection Criteria: Awards will be based on quality of the assigned essay.
Furthermore, the selection committee will pay close attention to the candidate’s interest in international trade issues. Awards are made without regard to race, creed, color, or religion. WIIT reserves the right to revise, suspend, or discontinue this program without notice. Further, essays may be published in the WIIT Newsletter if they are of publishable quality.
Entry Period: Completed applications, essays and transcripts, or letter of admission (proof of acceptance to a college or university) must be received no later than March 15 if applying for assistance for the Summer or Fall and July 15 if
applying for assistance for Spring.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,
Num Awards: 2
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 1,500
The WIIT Charitable Trust
204 E Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002