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Scholarship description

***** AWARD AMOUNT AND NUMBER OF AWARDS IS TBD AS IT IS BASED ON TOTAL DONATIONS TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND AND NEED OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. *****


Through the HORIZONS Scholarship, Women In Defense encourages women to pursue careers supporting U.S. national security, with a focus on defense or foreign policy.


Since its establishment in 1988, HORIZONS has awarded more than $565,000 to more than 155 recipients pursuing degrees ranging from law to engineering to math to public policy. Awards are based on academic achievement, participation in defense and national security activities, field of study, work experience, statements of interest, recommendations, and financial need. Recipients must report periodically on the impact of the awards on their personal and professional lives.


The National Defense Industrial Association, Women In Defense, and their sponsors are proud to invest in high-performing women to increase diversity and innovation in government, academia, and the defense industrial workforce.


Additional information about Women in Defense, National Defense Industrial Association, and the HORIZONS Schoalrship can be found at https://www.womenindefense.net/horizons/apply-for-scholarship.


WHEN SUBMITTING APPLICATION, BE AWARE THAT SUBMISSION IS FINAL. EDITS CANNOT BE MADE TO A SUBMITTED APPLICATION.