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BPW-Iowa Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

The Iowa Business and Professional Women's Foundation, Inc. was incorporated April 7, 1988. Through the Foundation's education scholarship program, scholarships are awarded to non-traditional students who are already in the workplace and want to attend school to further their education or be able to receive the training necessary for careers in business and professions. Whether you are just embarking on the adult world or returning to school after years in the workforce, the Iowa BPW Foundation wants to help you.

Details about the Iowa BPW Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Annually, scholarship dollars are budgeted and awarded.  In 2016, we awarded four (4) $1,000 scholarships. Recipients were notified in April.

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The 2017 deadline to submit the application is Wednesday, March 1. Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to the Educational Scholarship Committee Chair:

DiAnne Lerud-Chubb
2429 Gnahn Street
Burlington, IA 52601

Purpose of Iowa Business & Professional Women's Foundation, Inc.

  • To promote charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.
  • To establish, maintain and distribute scholarships.
  • To give financial aid to schools, colleges, and other institutions of education.
  • To conduct research and surveys.
  • To provide lectures and seminars.

Executive Committee for Iowa BPW Foundation, Inc.

The Executive Committee for the Iowa BPW Foundation, Inc. is elected by members at the annual meeting. They are responsible for reading the applications and voting on to whom they award the scholarship fund.

  • President
    Janice Brown
    jlbrown@mchsi.com
  • Vice President
    Charla Schmid
    charla_schmid@hotmail.com
  • Secretary
    Marcia Dirks
    mdscgirl@ncn.net
  • Treasurer
    Rita Grimm
    rgrimm@cfu.net