The Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship
Virginia Women in Public Finance has a scholarship program that provides, annually, up to five recipients with a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to $3,000. The scholarship is named in honor of Mary Blackwell Barnes, a dedicated servant of public finance.
The purpose of The Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship program is to:
- Recognize enrolled female college or graduate level students who have exhibited scholastic achievement and demonstrated leadership skills;
- Encourage the consideration of careers in finance and, more specifically, public finance; and
- Provide an opportunity for award recipients to meet women established in the public finance area and expose women to various career options and opportunities.
The scholarship will provide the recipient with an opportunity to network with women established in the public finance arena, as well as recognize the recipient for her scholastic and leadership achievements. Applications must be received by August 30, 2013 to be considered, which includes receipt of the applicant’s official or unofficial college transcript.
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