The Eden Prairie Women of Today (EPWT) is a dynamic and diverse
organization interested in the betterment of our community. Our mission
is to help citizens improve their lives and the lives of the people in
the communities around them through service, personal growth, and
friendship. This scholarship is funded by the annual Eden Prairie Women
of Today Fresh Start 5K, held on January 1st each year. Registration for
the Fresh Start 5K begins in August/September.
One scholarship is available in 2017 to all students (male or female)
who meet the eligibility requirements listed in the application. The
awarded amount of the 2017 scholarship will be $1500. Applicants will be
judged on the information provided from the Entry Resume. Scholarships
are offered through our Youth of Today programming area. The main focus
of this area is to promote ideas and activities that allow youth to
discover and experience the importance of volunteering, developing
individual talents, gaining leadership skills, and the programming area
also promotes foundations related to youth issues and activities.
The recipient of the scholarship will be reimbursed for any
post-secondary school related expenses up to the scholarship amount.
Instructions will be provided with this award about how to receive
payment. The recipient will also become the Eden Prairie Women of Today
Nominee for the Minnesota Women of Today (MNWT) Outstanding Young Adult
(OYA) Award, to be judged in November-December 2017.
If you have any questions about the
scholarship or about EPWT,
please email Sue Ellen at FreshStart5k@epwt.org.