The Los Angeles County Commission for Women's Resilience Scholarship Program
*DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019*
The Los Angeles County Commission for Women is pleased to announce the release of its 2019 Resilience Scholarship for young women residing in Los Angeles County. The scholarship targets individuals who despite facing adverse circumstances have desire and motivation to succeed. The scholarship application is NOW available and the deadline to submit via email/in person, fax is 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019 or via mail postmarked by Friday, May 17, 2019.
The Los Angeles County Commission for Women’s (LACCW) Resilience Scholarship Program, formerly known as 'The Girls at Risk Educational Scholarship Program' was the vision of former Commissioner Janet Elliot Mummey, Esq., who had the foresight and impetus to create a scholarship program for young women. The Commission’s primary goal is to generate equal representation from each Supervisorial District within Los Angeles County.
The goal of the Commission is to have equal representation from each Supervisorial District. Therefore, first-time candidates must reside in Los Angeles County.