2015 Fran Pavley Scholarship

2015 Scholarship Announcement !
The Fran Pavley Scholarship For Empowering Young Women


The Democratic Women’s Council of the Conejo Valley

Announces a scholarship essay contest open to all college bound Conejo Valley public high school SENIOR WOMEN.

Three $1000 Scholarships will be awarded

This scholarship is open to graduating High School Senior Women attending one of the following schools: Newbury Park High School, Thousand Oaks High School, Westlake High School, Agoura High School and Oak Park High School.

To obtain the application please email Joyce Fletcher at: joycefletcher@yahoo.com.

All applying students are required to submit an original essay, typed single space, of 500 words explaining why the following statement written by Senator Fran Pavley is relevant to your life: “Investing in the “Three E’s”; Education, the Environment and the Economy will help to ensure that California will have a bright future. A healthy sustainable environment and a strong vibrant 21st century economy are not mutually exclusive”.

The application must also include an unofficial transcript of grades from your high school. GPA must be at least 3.0.

And must include one letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher, and administrator or from an adult who knows of your community involvement and/or services.

Deadline for essay submission is midnight April 20, 2015

 

Women Leading the Way

 DWCCV Brunch Meeting

 Saturday, March 21, 2015

Boccaccio’s Restaurant

32123 Lindero Canyon Rd. #104, Westlake Village, Ca 91361

Cost is $25 for Brunch

To RSVP or get information call 805-495-1515

 

This month we are honored to have joining us Lori Peters, Founder, Executive Director and Educator at One Spark Academy, a non-profit homeschool learning organization for students in grades 6-12 as an alternative to middle school.

Joining her will be five of the Academy’s students who will present on projects they worked on as part of AAUW’s Women’s History Project 2015 studying notable women in history.

We will also be viewing a 26-minute video of Malala Yousazai accepting the Nobel Peace Prize if time permits.

We look forward to seeing you!

Links to speakers:

American Association of University Women

http://aauwto.org/

Malala Yousazai

http://www.malala.org/