WWOCN Scholarship Fund

Here is the list of available scholarships offered by the Wisconsin Women of Color Network.

           The Mabel Smith Memorial Scholarship

WWOCN established the Mabel Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund on March 31, 1990.  This fund was created to honor the memory of and recognize the outstanding contributions of Mabel Smith, a founding member of the WWOCN and who was well known for her dedication  and commitment to helping people.  (Use attached application form)

          The Cammer-Hill Grant

The CAMMER-HILL GRANT is designed to provide financial assistance to women of color including tuition, books, and other unfunded  but necessary incidentals, to continue their education at the vocational, technical, or college level.  This grant fund was established to honor Agnes G. Cammer and Sherry Hill who were two of the founders of WWOCN.  (Use attached application form)

           The Hattie Hilliard Scholarship Fund

The HATTIE J. HILLIARD SCHOLARSHIP is designed to provide financial assistance to women of color who are pursuing post-secondary education in art, especially graphic design, at a two or four year accredited institution.  Awards may be used for tuition, books or supplies required by the art course.This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Hattie J. Hilliard, a commercial graphic artist and educator.  (Use attached application form)

          The Future Leaders Fund

The Future Leaders Fund is used to sponsor youths of color from middle to high school age.  It will give them an opportunity to attend and participate in educational activities that inspire and provide skills to become future leaders in the community. Such activities may include conferences, seminars, athletic or literary competitions which focus on developing individual skills in leadership, communication, and fellowship.  This scholarship honors the memory of Jason Winston and Blossom Maiden.  (Use a letter to apply for the grant) 

2020-2021 Scholarship Application

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