Women's Leadership grants for education

In 2012 and 2014, WLC's Chalkboard Classic Charity Golf Scramble raised a combined total of more than $18,000. With that money, United Way Women’s Leadership Council issued special grants for education to help kids right here in Stark County. United Way's WLC wants every student in Stark County to have the opportunity to dream of a future that involves higher education and a career that makes them happy and self-sufficient.

Women’s Leadership Council Scholarships

United Way Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will award multiple scholarships to female high school student seniors and/or non-traditional college students. True to United Way Women’s Leadership Council’s belief in the importance of community service, scholarship recipients will be active volunteers in the community. Learn more about past recipients here ».

Do you know a woman who could benefit from a WLC scholarship? She can apply online now through April 1, 2016, at www.uwstark.org/scholarship

Special Grants for Education

Conflict Management Education Seminar—Coleman Mediation Services
Empowering young women in high school to be assertive, mindful and strategic by improving their communication skills and learning to effectively resolve conflict.

Make Each Day Count: High School Students Advise Middle School Students to Own Their Future—Stark Education Partnership
Providing high school students with the opportunity & resources to create a video to engage middle school students in Canton City Schools in investing in preparation for education beyond high school.

Education Investment Support Program—Domestic Violence Project, Inc.
Removing barriers to higher education engagement among women in DVPI housing programs, and strengthen case management and aftercare by building confidence and self-determination.

Providing mental health services to children & families involved in case management through the Massillon City Schools.

SPARK Alliance—Early Childhood Education Alliance, Inc.
Provide in-home resources to parents with 3 & 4 year old children to reinforce the parent as the child’s first teacher, and screenings and responsive services to all SPARK children.

Graduation for All—Interfaith Child Development Center
Provide quality and affordable childcare to under-resourced parents who are working toward completing higher education & training goals.

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