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WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship Program


2 scholarships of $1500 each (one for an undergraduate female student and one for a graduate female student) may be awarded for the summer or fall semester and the spring semester of each year. Applicants must: (1) be currently enrolled or accepted at an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. university or college, either full-time or part- time; and (2) demonstrate interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. A completed application includes a 3&-5 page essay, applicant information, and proof of acceptance or current enrollment in an accredited U.S. college or university. All materials should be submitted by email only to info@wiittrust.org using the following subject line-"Submission for WIIT TRUST Essay Writing Contest". Only one submission entry will be accepted from each entrant. Awards are based on the quality of the applicants' essays in response to the assigned topic for that year. Application information is available at https://www.wiit.org/wiit-charitable-trust/; click on "new scholarship program" to download the information for the current year.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying International Studies

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Contact Nancy Travis
Chair, WIIT Charitable Trust
Address c/o Affinity Strategies
100 M Street, S.E., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20003