WithIt Scholarship Program

WithIt was founded as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the belief that women should play a major role in the growth and future of the home and furnishings industries.

Annual Amount

$1500-$3500

Open To

Full-time college sophomore or junior or Home & Furnishing professional

Additional Selection Criteria

Student Scholarship Eligibility:

The applicant must be a a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application. Scholarship funds must be used for tuition at an accredited institution of higher learning by the date given with the scholarship.

Professional Woman's Continuing Education Scholarship Eligibility:

The applicant must be 25 years of age and have worked in the home and furnishings industry for at least 2 years. Must be enrolled in accredited program during 2019.


Application Process

Student Scholarship

Application Process:

Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:

  1. A complete application form signed by the student and where applicable by the student's parent or legal guardian.
  2. An official university transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school or student's faculty advisor.
  3. An SAT/ACT transcript provided by the high school guidance office or College Board unless applicant is a returning student.
  4. Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one personal one.
  5. A 300 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings.
  6. A high resolution (300 dpi) photo of the candidate.

These materials should be sent to:  

WithIt Scholarship Program
PO Box 16264
High Point, NC 27261

Selection Process:

Judging will be based on the student's academic performance, as reflected in the grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, and curriculum selected. Subjective judging criteria will include essays, references and a statement of personal goals. Special emphasis will be placed on involvement in extracurricular activities and the community. Financial need will be considered.

The Selection Committee will consist of a panel of three individuals chosen by the Scholarship Committee and approved by WithIt's Executive Committee. Preference will not be given to children of industry members.

Professional Woman's Continuing Education Scholarship

Application Process:

Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All submissions should include the following:

  1. A complete application form signed by the professional.
  2. A 300-500 word essay from the applicant on your career aspirations in the home and furnishings industry and why this course will benefit you or your business.
  3. Course description from institution or organization.
  4. Bill or estimate from the institution or organization showing the costs and fees.
  5. High resolution photo of the candidate. (plain background)
  6. The address of the Bursar or organization for release of the check should the professional receive the scholarship.

These materials should be sent to:  

WithIt Professional Woman's Continuing Education Scholarship Program
PO Box 16264
High Point, NC 27261

Selection Process:

Judging will be based on the essay, qualifications and course description. The selection committee will consist of a panel of four individuals chosen by the scholarship committee and approved by WithIt’s Executive Committee. 

* APPLICATIONS  WILL BE ASSESSED ON A ROLLING BASIS AS THEY ARE SUBMITTED.  NO DUE DATE.

Deadline

March 1, 2019

Notification

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