The Woman of Purpose Scholarship

2018 and 2019  Woman of Purpose Scholars:  (l to r) Kayla Chatman and Amari Nealy

2018 and 2019 Woman of Purpose Scholars: (l to r) Kayla Chatman and Amari Nealy


The Woman of Purpose Scholarship

The Woman of Purpose Scholarship application is made available annually during the Fall/Winter for consideration of scholarship funding for the ensuing academic year. Female students may apply for scholarship funding online during the application acceptance phase. Only female students who have submitted the application will be considered for scholarship funding.

We will begin accepting online applications for 2020 starting October 11, 2019, 8 AM CST. Applications will be due no later than April 5, 2020, 11:59 PM CST.)

Standard Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for the Woman of Purpose Scholarship a female student must:

Be currently enrolled as a high school senior in the Calhoun County School District 

Be successfully admitted to a nationally accredited community/vocational/technical college

Plan to enroll as a degree-seeking undergraduate for the upcoming aid year in which scholarship funding is being applied

Have a minimum cumulative high school/transfer GPA of 2.70 

Plan to register as a full-time student for the Fall/Spring semesters


Selection Process

The select members of the Woman of Purpose Scholarship judging panel will review all applications and consider the merit of the applicant’s academic achievement, application essay responses, recommendations, and financial need. All awards are determined and awarded annually no later than May.


Award Information

All General Scholarships are awarded for one year only and are non-renewable. Individual scholarship awards may range from $1,000 – $2,000 based upon criteria detail and availability of funding.


Award Notification

Any student selected to receive a scholarship will be notified via e-mail as well as through phone. A formal presentation of the award is given during the annual organization luncheon in May. 

For additional information on the scholarships please visit our contact page or e-mail us directly,