GenHERation Scholarship Opportunities

GenHERation has three exciting scholarship opportunities open for high school girls. All deadlines are in January, so hurry – apply now!

WIT Scholarship: $2,500

GenHERation and Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment (WIT) have partnered together to award a talented young woman a $2,500 scholarship in 2018.

The WIT Scholarship is funded by the WIT Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation that proudly supports its commitment to education by granting scholarships to outstanding women currently pursuing degrees in preparation for careers in a wide array of industry-related fields.

Students pursuing academic degrees in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

  • Industrial design
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business
  • Education/social studies related to the benefits of play
  • IP Law
  • Animation

Apply here by Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

$250 Scholarship from Hartford Funds

Given its unique philosophy of human-centric investing, which focuses on deeply understanding investors and the myriad of challenges they face, Hartford Funds can and should be fighting to break down the gender gap.

Requirements: Build a strategic plan for helping Hartford Funds break down the gender gap within the asset management category. The overarching approach should detail ways in which the firm can conduct broader outreach and engagement with female students and talented female professionals to introduce them to Hartford Funds and the industry in which it operates.

The winner will receive a $250 college gift card and a mentoring session.

Please submit your application here by Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

Southwest Airlines Volunteer Challenge

Helping to drive volunteerism efforts forward, a network of 460 Southwest Volunteer Ambassadors inspire employees to get involved and identify team opportunities in their local cities. Southwest encourages its employees to work alongside fellow Cohearts on service projects as fun team-building exercises that encourage talent development, collaboration, and mentorship.

Challenge: What is the best way to streamline communications between Southwest Airlines Employees across the country as they organize volunteer activities?

The winner will receive a $50 gift card and a mentoring session with the Southwest team.

Apply here by Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.