Scholarships

EWI of San Antonio offers two scholarship programs to help qualified applicants to achieve their academic goals:

  1. Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST)

  2. Executive Women International Scholorship Program (EWISP)





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ASIST  (Click on "ASIST Application" tab below to print application)

  • Open to adult students (men or women), age 18 or over, who wish to continue their education, achieve self-esteem, and improve their personal life, employment, family and community. 
  • The San Antonio Chapter partners with various education providers and social service agencies to identify potential ASIST candidates.  Applicants may be single parents, individuals just entering the workforce, or displaced workers.
  • Early Submission Deadline is March 15th, 2016
  • Applications are judged by a selection committee representing the educational, business and civic sectors, with the majority being non-EWI affiliated.
  • Selection criteriaincludes, but is not limited to, the following:  1) financial need, 2) socially, physically and economically challenged adults, 3) displaced household with small children, 4) family responsibility, 5) work history, and 6) well-defined goals.
  • Three $3,000.00 scholarships will be awarded in 2016, to be paid directly to the respective college or university.
  • Awards are provided for the recipient's education and related expenses that would aid them in obtaining the necessary educational skills to help achieve career goals and objectives.  Related expenses include tuition, books, mandatory fees from schools, lab fees, and child care.  (Not included are such things as rent, utility payments, travel expense, or repayment of student loans.)
  • Chapter-level winner is submitted to the Corporate level for the opportunity to be selected for one of thirteen scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000.
  • The Chapter scholarships are awarded during a Scholarship Banquet in the month of May.
  • Applications are limited to 3 per school campus or school agency and 1 per independent agency, on a first contact basis.  To request an application please contact Denise Cross, the San Antonio Chapter 2016 ASIST Chair at ASIST@ewisanantonio.org.



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EWISP   (Click on "EWISP Application" tab below to print application)

  • Open to high school seniors (male or female) who are pursuing a four-year degree in any business or professional field of study.
  • Applicants are nominated by a High School Counselor.  There is a limit to one applicant per high school.
  • Submission deadline is March 30, 2016.
  • Applications are judged by a selection committee representing the educational, business and civic sectors, with the majority being non-EWI affiliated.
  • Finalist may be asked to interview with the judges.
  • Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, career goals, community service/extra-curricular activities, and written communication skills. 
  • Three Chapter-level scholarships will be  awarded in 2016, and paid directly to the recipient's college or university:
    • 1st place  - $4,000
    • 2nd place - $3,000
    • 3rd place - $2,000
  • The first place winner is submitted to the Corporate level for an opportunity to win one of six scholarships, ranging between $2,000 and $10,000.
  • The Chapter scholarships are awarded during a Scholarship Banquet in the month of May.
  • If you have questions or need additional information about our EWISP scholarships, please contact the Chapter EWISP Chair, Cathy Rogers by mail at 112 College Street, San Antonio, TX 78205.