2017 SCHOLARSHIP GENERAL INFORMATION
The Women of AT&T National Scholarship Program was established to ensure professional and personal development for continuous growth, advancement, and success through education, community involvement and mentoring.
The scholarship program provides scholarships annually to deserving students attending or soon to be attending an establishment of higher learning. Applicants sponsored by a Women of AT&T member are eligible for scholarships.
The Women of AT&T National Scholarship Program Committee will annually determine the number and amount of scholarship given as funding warrants. This year, the Women of AT&T is pleased to announce an increase in the number of scholarships. Twenty-five $1000 scholarships will be awarded to:
Applicants for the Women of AT&T National Scholarship Program must be planning to attend or currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution or technical vocational/trade school. The applicant must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA (4.00 scale). All applicants must be sponsored by an active WOA member. Both female and male students are eligible.
NOTE: AT&T employees are not eligible to receive a National Women of AT&T Scholarship. Family and friends are eligible.
Recipients of the scholarships are chosen through a process that evaluates the following areas:
The scholarship application package includes:
All application materials must be post marked between February 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 (by midnight Eastern Standard Time.)
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
Scholarship recipients will be notified via email, or phone if email not available, by the end of May, 2017. Scholarship proceeds will be sent directly to the applicant's school. Women of AT&T Scholarship Committee decisions are final. Essays and other application documentation will not be returned.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
College Students Only
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES / WORK EXPERIENCE:
Click here for the 2017 WOA Extracurricular Activities - Work Form to document your involvement in School, Community and Work activities over the past year (1/1/2016 thru 12/31/2016). Access the document outside the AT&T firewall. Include awards received during the same time period. Please complete the "School" Tab, the "Community" Tab, and the "Work" Tab (if applicable) within the form. Save the form using your name as the filename. Then upload your form using the link below.
Please upload essay word document using the appropriate link below. Put your name on the essay AND save the file using your name as the filename.
High School Students Only:
Excluding family members, select a woman who has significantly influenced you. This could be a woman you personally know or a woman you learned or read about and was inspired by their life. Describe that influence and explain what actions you have taken to incorporate her values into your daily life. (minimum 250 words / maximum 500 words)
NOTE: Remember: No essays about family members: mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, etc.).
College Students Only:
What is your intended career field? How do you think advancements in technology will impact your intended career field? (minimum 500 words / maximum 800 words)
NOTE: Original essays. No duplicates from previous years.
Women of AT&T Member Referral:
I certify that the information in this application is true, correct and that the essay was written by the applicant. I understand that falsification of any information will result in disqualification of this application. I agree that this application becomes the property of Women of AT&T. I understand that this application will be assessed based on the information provided and submission of it does not guarnatee that I will receive a scholarship. I agree that in the event I am a scholarship recipient, this form also serves as a release to use my name, photographs, and biographical information in press releases, etc. announcing and promoting this scholarship program.