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Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)

Sponsored by: Women's Independence Scholarship Program

Applicants must plan to attend an accredited program full-time or part-time. Preference is given to undergraduate programs and programs in this order of priority: state supported community colleges, state supported colleges or universities, technical/vocational schools, private colleges or universities or for-profit schools. Students must have been direct survivors of intimate partner abuse, with priority given to women who have been parted from their partner for at least one year. Students must also be U.S. citizens or legal residents and demonstrate financial need.


Application Deadline At least two months before start date of schooling
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $2,000

Contact Information

Women's Independence Scholarship Program
Women's Independence Scholarship Program
4900 Randall Parkway
Suite H
Wilmington, NC 28403 United States

Phone: (910) 397-7742

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