2023 NFWL Essay Student Scholarship Contest

For over three decades, we have been dedicated to empowering young women, providing life-changing opportunities to 180 exceptional individuals through $500,000 in scholarship funds. As a scholarship recipient, you will have the chance to attend NFWL’s prestigious Annual Conference, where you’ll be paired with accomplished elected women mentors and gain access to skill-building workshops and personal growth experiences. We are committed to equipping aspiring leaders like you with the necessary tools to thrive. By applying for the NFWL Student Scholarship, you open doors to a brighter future and join a community of influential voices and change-makers. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a program that champions young women’s empowerment. Submit your application now and seize the opportunity to shape your destiny.

Qualifications: This scholarship opportunity is exclusively for women currently enrolled as students at universities in Florida. Applicants must be available to attend our Annual Conference in Orlando, taking place from November 16th to 18th. Rest assured, all expenses related to conference attendance will be covered. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to expand your horizons and connect with influential leaders.

Applications have now closed for the 2023 period. We will announce winners in October. 

 


Congrats to the 2022 Scholarship Winners:

Hailey Young, University of South Carolina, (mentored by Sen. Katrina Shealy)

Maeve Smith, University of South Carolina, (mentored by Rep. Annie McDaniel)

Madison Pollock, Clemson, (mentored by Sen. Mia McLeod)

Anna Dueholm, Clemson, (mentored by Sen. Sandy Senn)

Briashmell Bell, University of South Carolina, (mentored by Sen. Penry Gustafson)

Thank you to the sponsors of our 2022 scholarship! 


Congrats to the 2021 Scholarship Winners:

 

Alexandra Jobe of Tennessee, (mentored by Rep. Karen Camper)

Laura Bowers of Tennessee, (mentored by Sen. Dawn White)

Camilla Tate of Tennessee, (mentored by Sen. Brenda Gilmore)

Emily Skidmore of Tennessee, (mentored by Senator Becky Massey)

 

Click here to view the 2021 award-winning essays.


Congrats to the 2019 Scholarship Winners:

Sanvhi Bhardwaj of Connecticut, (mentored by North Carolina Mayor Charlotte Griffin)

Rebecca Hagigh of Virginia (mentored by Virginia Councilwoman Sharon Scott)

Sami Kraus of Illinois (mentored by Rhode Island Councilwoman Sue Ceinki)

Annemarie Noe of Massachusetts (mentored by Mississippi Representative Carolyn Crawford)

Helena Pippin of Minnesota (mentored by Wisconsin Representative Kathy Bernier)

Violet Wang of California (mentored by Utah Representative Elizabeth Weight)

Click here to view the 2019 award-winning essays.


Congrats to the 2018 Scholarship Winners:

Congrats to the 2018 Scholarship Winners:

Katelyn Winslow of Bear Grass, North Carolina (mentored by North Carolina Mayor Charlotte Griffin)

Ella Tynch of Falls Church, Virginia (mentored by Virginia Councilwoman Sharon Scott)

Chloe Moss of East Greenwich, Rhode Island (mentored by Rhode Island Councilwoman Sue Ceinki)

Alexis LaRosa of Long Beach, Mississippi (mentored by Mississippi Representative Carolyn Crawford)

Priyanka Iyer of Franklin, Wisconsin (mentored by Wisconsin Representative Kathy Bernier)

Jane Drinkwater of Orem, Utah (mentored by Utah Representative Elizabeth Weight)

Click here to view the 2018 award-winning essays.