Scholarships in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500) are awarded to members and non-members of the Santa Maria Womenʼs Network, who reside, work or attend school in the greater Santa Maria Valley. All applications must include one or two letters of recommendation. Groups may also apply and must include Directorʼs resume, list of Board of Directors, mission statement and current brochure or program outline. Two five hundred dollar ($500) scholarship recipients will be selected in May. Recipients will be asked to attend a Santa Maria Womenʼs Network Luncheon Meeting the first Wednesday in June to receive their scholarship award and will be asked to follow-up with a one page written report of their completed project. This scholarship is intended to

assist the recipient in continuing with their education, or assisting community groups with education programs.

To obtain any additional information or the application please:

Katherine Davis: ,or 805-720-4452.

! ! Application postmarked deadline is May 1, 2011.

The Santa Maria Women’s Network is a non-profit organization that promotes the professional and personal development of its members.   Membership includes men and women from the business and private sectors of the community, who gather to exchange information, provide mutual support and assist in the overall advancement of women.  Each month the organization will meet for a luncheon, which is held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Historic Santa Maria Inn 12-1pm.