Scholarship Criteria

Woman residing in Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph or Van Buren County; under-employed or unemployed with significant break in her education; part-time or full-time enrollment in a certificate or degree-granting program. Applications available March 15 through May 15 annually.

Type of Student

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Certificate and/or Technical Schools Programs
  • Part-time Student

Award Amount Range


Required to Demonstrate Financial Need




Residence Eligibility

Must reside in either Kalamazoo, Barry, Calhoun, Allegan, St. Joseph or Van Buren County.

Scholarship Information

The Women's Education Coalition Grant program is a cooperative venture of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; the YWCA of Kalamazoo; and the former Kalamazoo Network.

Its purpose is to provide renewable grant assistance to women who are currently underemployed or unemployed and are in need of education to become financially self-sufficient.

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