Women In Defense--a nonprofit organization supporting women in national security careers and an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association--is currently accepting applications for its Horizons scholarship.
Eligible women may submit their bids for endowments that will help them pursue education on the path to a career in defense or national security. Application packages must be postmarked no later than March 15.
"We are excited to help promising students make their career goals come true," said WID's Executive Director Rachel McCaffrey. As a former Air Force colonel and intelligence officer, "it's an honor to be part of the career paths and support the educations of these bright women," she said. "We need their talents now, more than ever."
Since its founding in 1990, more than 146 awards totaling nearly $500,000 have gone to Horizons applicants. Those submitting for the scholarship must:
Be female students currently enrolled at an accredited university or college, full or part time; be a U.S. citizen; be an undergraduate or graduate student (undergraduates must have at least junior-level status--60...