The Verna Trushel Displaced Homemakers' Scholarship was established in 1987 to assist persons forced to seek paid employment to support themselves and their dependents. By definition, a displaced homemaker is someone who:
This particular scholarship is provided to support the displaced homemaker who desires to enhance employment opportunities by completing academic course work. The VTDHS is funded by a private donor. Additional funding is provided by ZONTA ABC, a women's philanthropic organization.
Candidates must have completed 30 undergraduate credit hours applicable toward graduation at an accredited institution of higher education by the end of Fall semester, earned at least a 2.2 grade point average, and must be currently enrolled at The University of Akron.
Available now and the deadline for all materials is March 21, 2014.
Pick up the application in the UA Adult Focus Office in Room 260 of Schrank Hall North (map and where to park).