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The Womanspace Esther Schenck Scholarship

Updated: Oct 2, 2023

The Womanspace Scholarship is for an adult who demonstrates a desire to develop creatively on a personal or professional level.

Esther Schenck, a long-time member for 34 years, died on January 31, 2019, at the age of 96. Always a great supporter of the arts, Esther named Womanspace as the recipient of a portion of her estate to establish a scholarship.


- Be an adult resident of Winnebago, Boone, Ogle or Stephenson County

- Desired class/program can be anywhere in the United States. (Scholarship does not cover costs for travel or housing.)

Scholarships are available three times annually to help with costs for a class/program, materials and supplies. January 31, May 31 and September 30.

To learn more about this scholarship and access the application, please visit their website.

This scholarship is administered by Womanspace of Rockford, IL.

Questions about this scholarship?

Contact Kristin Kofoed


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