Frances B. Long Scholarship Foundation is still accepting donations for our local Scholarship candidates.
The Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 non-profit and all contributions are tax deductible. Funds are used to provide educational scholarships to deserving women in our community. Previous recipients include high school graduates, single parents and women needing additional training to advance their career or return to the work force.
Send donations to: Frances B. Long Scholarship Foundation; PO Box 5800; Concord, NC 28027
The Frances B. Long Scholarship Foundations, Inc. awards one or more scholarships for amounts to be determined, but for no less than $ 200 each, per year. Upon satisfactory re-application by a recipient, a scholarship may be renewed annually. All recipients must be attending an accredited educational institution, public or private. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with “full-time student” or “part-time student” status, who are working toward a GED, certification or a degree, and who are in the most need financially of all applicants.
Return completed application to: Frances B. Long Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Francis B. Long Scholarship Foundation
P.O. Box 5800
Concord, NC 28027
A woman seeking assistance will submit her application to the Frances B. Long Scholarship Committee by March 31, 2017. Only those applications received by the deadline will be considered.
For application questions contact Paula Yost at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-280-3624.
The Frances B. Long Scholarship Committee will select the recipients. Notification regarding the awards will be made within two (2) weeks after the application deadline.
The amount of the scholarships will be applied toward tuition and fees, and will be paid directly to the recipient’s respective school in August 2017.
The applicant must:
1. Be a woman who is a citizen of the United States and a current resident of Cabarrus County for at
least one (1) year, or be a member in good standing of Concord-Cabarrus BPW (or family member).
2. Need financial assistance to upgrade skills and competencies or to complete her education for career/job advancement.
3. Be officially accepted into the program or course of study at an accredited educational institution before the award is officially made.
4. Furnish information and costs on her specific course of study and on the amounts of her financial resources/aid for the upcoming academic year.
5. Have a definite plan to use the desired training in a practical way to improve chances for advancement, to train for a new career or to enter or re-enter the job market.
The applicant must submit to the Frances B. Long Scholarship Committee the following:
1. Properly completed Application/Re-Application form received by the deadline stated.
2. High school or college transcript of last grading period completed.
3. Three (3) letters of recommendation from listed references with their current addresses and phone numbers.
4. Be available for an interview with the Scholarship Committee if deemed necessary by committee members.