2019 PWRful Design Scholarship
$1000 academic scholarship
1-year networking membership to PWR
1 professional design project with PWR
Due: October 1, 2019
Awards Available: 1
Professional Women’s Roundtable (PWR) is a collaborative community of women dedicated to building collective confidence, courage, and connections. Through innovative and inclusive programming, we provide a platform for more productive networking, more intentional leadership, and more dynamic dialogue. PWR’s mission is to embolden and empower women of the Greater Philadelphia region in their pursuit of professional and personal growth.
PWR established the PWRful Design Scholarship to provide financial, portfolio, networking, and promotion assistance to a woman identifying college or university student in the Greater Philadelphia area pursuing a major in the web design field. The scholarship winner will be provided with a $1000 academic scholarship, a 1-year membership to PWR with networking and career mentorship opportunities, and a professional design project with PWR. This year, we are entrusting our brand new website design to the scholarship winner, to be presented at our 17th anniversary event on November 19, 2019.
Applicants must be a woman identifying college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college or university in the Greater Philadelphia area. Applicants must be a full-time, degree-seeking student during the 2019-2020 academic calendar year and pursuing a major in Computer Graphics, Computer Programming, Design and Visual Communications, Digital Arts, Graphic Design, Information Science, Studio Arts, or Web Development. Applicants must be 18 or older. No minimum GPA requirement. Assigned sex identification and GPA will NOT be requested and/or released into the general public.
To be considered, applicants must be able to showcase performance as a web developer in their portfolio with designs for at least one fully-functional website with the following features:
- Content management for editing titles, text copy, and images
- Membership/User Management (Sign In, Registration, etc.)
- Accept credit card/PayPal payments for membership fees/subscriptions
- Blog management
*API or plugin integrations are acceptable
To apply, please fill out the following application and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with “PWRful Design Scholarship Application” in the subject line. Your portfolio and proof of college or university attendance must be attached.