January 17, 2018

SIU Women’s Club is accepting scholarship applications

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. – The SIU Women’s Club is accepting applications for two scholarships awarded annually by the organization.

The Dorothy Morris Traditional Student Scholarship and the Joyce Guyon Non-Traditional Scholarship are each worth receive $2,000. The scholarship application deadline is Feb. 1.

Eligibility details

All female undergraduate SIU students who are enrolled in a degree program, have a minimum of 24 credits earned at the university, and who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 may apply.

The SIU Women’s Club Dorothy Morris Traditional Student Scholarship goes to a student whose college education happens within a few years of high school graduation while the Joyce Guyon Non-traditional Student Scholarship recipient will be a woman whose college education was interrupted in some way. Students who will be seniors at the end of the spring 2018 semester will receive preference.

The scholarships are named in honor of two the university’s “first ladies” who strongly supported women in academics.

How to apply

Women who are applying should first submit the general SIU scholarship application. Then, visit the “SIU Scholarship Opportunity Manager” webpage and enter “SIU Women’s Club” in the search box to find additional details and application forms for these scholarships.

For more information, contact Susan Pearlman, SIU Women’s Club scholarship director, at siuwcscholarships@gmail.com or by calling 618/534-3448.

The SIU Women’s Club, a social organization for women who have a professional or personal connection to SIU, is celebrating its 80th birthday this year.