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WoTM Ruthann Gaston Women in Engineering Scholarship

Updated: Jan 8

Supporting women pursuing a career in the manufacturing industry.


Applicants must:

- Be female;

- Currently reside in the WOTM service area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, Winnebago, and Rock County as of the fund establishment date).

- Be currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a college, university, or technical school within the WOTM service area; students at Kishwaukee Community College or the NIU@RVC Engineering Program are eligible to apply.

- Intend to enroll in manufacturing-related courses in the upcoming school year.

- Plan to enter a field related to industrial manufacturing.


Specifications:

For the purposes of this scholarship, industrial manufacturing refers to the processing of raw materials or parts into finished goods through the use of tools, machinery, or labor in a timely and cost-efficient manner.



This scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL). CFNIL's scholarship application opens December 1 and closes February 1 every year. Learn more about CFNIL's scholarship program and application process at www.cfnil.org/scholarships

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at scholarships@cfnil.org



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