Executive Women of New Jersey, a Hamilton-based agency that promotes the professional advancement of women in business and government, is accepting applications for its annual Graduate Merit Scholarship Awards. The awards, presented in September, are given to women who are pursuing graduate degrees or undergraduate degrees as a way of furthering their careers. Applications are due by Tuesday, March 15, and recipients will be announced in May. Visit www.ewnj.org.
Awards of at least $2,000 are granted. In order to be considered, candidates must have completed at least 12 credits at the time of nomination and be carrying a minimum of six credits per term during the time of the scholarship award. Nominees must be permanent New Jersey residents attending a New Jersey college or university.
The annual awards dinner will be held on September 15 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.