iWomen Scholarship

Columbia Southern University is partnering with iWomen to offer a scholarship to one iWomen member. The scholarship will cover up to 60 hours and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the selected degree program, whichever comes first. This scholarship covers tuition and applicable fees.

iWomen Scholarship Eligibility

  • Be a member of iWomen
  • High school transcript or equivalent (GED),
  • Must begin coursework within 90 days of the date of the award
  • Maintain a 2.0 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 graduate GPA
  • Maintain continuous enrollment in his or her degree program
  • Current CSU students must already meet these requirements to be considered.


The scholarship will open on May 2 and will close on July 3, 2018. Applicants will be required to submit verification of their membership as well as three short essays. The Columbia Southern University scholarship committee will select and announce a winner in August 2018. For any questions/concerns please email our scholarship liaison at scholarships@columbiasouthern.edu or call 888-785-3006.

Learn more about the International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services

“iWomen provides education, support and advocacy for fire service women. The network is linked and strengthened by its respected publications, which carry informative articles on current issues from promotion and career development to recruitment programs and reproductive safety policies. Women who have chosen this field share not only a dedication to their work but also unique problems and issues. To help them deal with these matters, iWomen maintains an extensive bank of information resources on relevant issues such as physical abilities testing, hair-length standards, gear and uniform availability, firefighting techniques, reproductive safety and more. We offer guidance to women who must decide how to deal with sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination, and we provide strong, active support for the creation and growth of local networks of fire service women” (https://i-women.org/).

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