Whatcom Women in Business (WWIB) has announced it will be awarding up $18,000 in scholarships to women who are furthering their education.
Scholarships will be awarded to the top candidates after an application and panel interview process. Awards are based on professional goals, GPA, personal achievements, community service, extracurricular activities, financial need and interview skills. In 2011, WWIB awarded a total of $15,000 in scholarships to qualified women.
WWIB is a nonprofit organization consisting of business owners, managers and professionals who provide a positive role model for the community through leadership and professional mentoring.
For more information or an application form, visit www.wwib.org. The deadline for submitting the application is June 1.