College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

The Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship

Sponsor:   |  Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Scholarship Description

Ms. Castellini feels that educated women have the power to act as strong leaders both in their field and in the community at large. Thus, she is glad to sponsor the Kerri Castellini Women’s Leadership Scholarship & Essay Contest.

Eligibility Requirements

The scholarship is open to any female student enrolled in a community college, private or public undergraduate college or university, graduate program, business school, or law school in the United States.

All candidates who apply for this scholarship must be in good academic standing and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Information

Candidates shall also submit a 500-word essay that addresses the following prompt:

Describe an ideal woman leader in the 21st century. How do you believe that you exemplify this role in your daily life and career aspirations? Candidates must also provide an official transcript, demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or greater. If an official transcript is unavailable due to lack of grades, an unofficial transcript may be submitted, as well as an official transcript from the candidate’s most recent educational institution. A recommendation letter written by someone who can attest to the applicant’s leadership goals, achievements, and capabilities.


HOW TO APPLY: Scholarship candidates must submit a complete application by no later than March 1, 2016.  The materials should be submitted all together by U.S. mail or fax.  Candidates may address fax or mail submissions to:


Kerri Castellini Women’s Leadership Scholarship

409 7th Street, NW

Suite 218

Washington, DC 20004

Fax: 410-749-5917

DEADLINE: 03/01/2016

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