NU Online News Service, Sept. 17, 11:47 a.m. – The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, has announced it will be offering the Girls Going Places College Scholarship Program for the third year in a row.
The program recognizes girls between the ages of 12 and 16 who demonstrate exceptional entrepreneurship.
Guardian will offer three top scholarship prizes worth $10,000, $5,000 and $3,000, and 12 finalist prizes of $1,000 each.
Guardian is asking adults to nominate candidates by submitting 1,000-word essays on why the girls deserve the scholarships.
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A panel of judges will award scholarships to nominees who have demonstrated entrepreneurship or financial acumen; have taken the first steps toward financial independence; make a difference in their schools or communities; and show potential for future success