The Cornelia A. Bregman Memorial Scholarship for Women Returning to Education

The Capital Region Women’s Network is proud to announce that the Greater Capital Region Endowment Fund, will award a $2,000 scholarship to assist one woman in career-related study in the upcoming academic year. To be eligible, an applicant must be:

  • a woman 25 years of age or older;
  • a permanent resident of the counties of Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga,Columbia, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Greene, Warren or Washington in New York State;
  • able to demonstrate financial need; and
  • enrolled or accepted for study in a program leading to an academic, technical or vocational degree or certificate.

The goal of our scholarship program is to aid women who are changing, starting, or advancing careers due to under-employment, lack of appropriate education, change in their household earning capacity or other circumstances which have hampered or delayed their earnings capacity or job stability.

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