Education & Training

National Training Institutes & Scholarship Criteria

 

 

National Training InstitutesScholarship Requirements

L.E.T. Institutes

The NANBPWC, Inc. provides professional development opportunities through the provision of their 3 separate online training Institutes (Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Technology).  Institutes are taught by industry professionals and are available to both members and non-members at a nominal fee.  For more information, please contact our National Director of Education at education@nanbpwc.org

Leadership Institute

Training for business and professional women of all ages, preparing them for or enhancing their existing leadership roles in their careers and community service organizations, including NANBPWC, Inc.

Entrepreneurship Institute

Learn from trained entrepreneurial experts and business owners about the do’s and don’ts of starting, maintaining, and growing your own business.

Technology Institute

Intensive technology training for business and professional women of all ages, on technology tools and strategies to be utilized within their leadership positions in their careers and community service organizations.

National Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American Graduating Senior
  • Cumulative Grand Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation.
  • United States citizen
  • Complete the scholarship Application Form Online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300 words on the topic: “Explain the benefits you have gained through the contributions of two (2) trailblazers of African decent (past of contemporary) and how it has benefited you as a person.”

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 1ST

The Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • African American female age 35+
  • Undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative Grand Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation.
  • United States citizen
  • Complete the scholarship Application Form Online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 500 words on the topic: “Challenges to the mature student and how I overcame them”

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 1ST

Peola Smith-Smith Educational Leadership Scholarship

  • Must possess a “B” average or above
  • Plans to major in education
  • Must provide examples of demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Must be a member of the NANBPWC, Inc. Youth Division (current or past)
  • Graduating high school senior or college undergraduate student
  • Complete the scholarship application form online
  • Submit a typed essay of no less than 300 words on the topic: “Why Education Is Important To Me.”

FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 1 TO APRIL 1ST