Nominations open for Women of Excellence Awards
Call for Nominations and Applications
Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2016
The women legislators through the Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus Foundation are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Women of Excellence Awards and applications for the Educational Advancement Opportunity (EAO) Scholarships. The criteria and forms for the awards and scholarships are available online at llwc.louisiana.gov, then click on the Nomination and Scholarship Forms’ link. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 19, 2016.
The categories for the 2016 awards are: College Woman of Excellence (ages 18 to 25) High School Woman of Excellence (for graduating seniors) Louisiana Hero of Excellence, and Non-Profit of Excellence
Since 2010, the women legislators through the LLWC Foundation have awarded $32,500 in scholarships to deserving young women in Louisiana. The recipients of the College and High School Woman of Excellence Awards will each receive a scholarship for $1,000. Recipients of the EAO Scholarship will each receive $500. Multiple EAO Scholarships will be awarded. Scholarships are to be used to help defray the costs of tuition, room and board, and books.
The awards will be given at the 9th Annual Women of Excellence Awards & Scholarships Ceremony and Reception on May 24 at the Baton Rouge Hilton Capitol Center Hotel.