Eligibility and Selection: Every year the Sacramento League advertises the scholarship to local schools like: CSUS, UC Davis, McGeorge School of Law, USC-Sacramento campus, USF-Sacramento campus, UC Davis Law Schools, and the local chapter of USC. The scholarship is open to women who are enrolled in public administration, government, or public policy related programs at an institution of higher education in the Sacramento area. The applicant must be enrolled in upper division studies or be a graduate student.
Applicants are evaluated on the basis of:
commitment to public service
Applications are reviewed by a committee under the leadership of the League of Women Voters of Sacramento. This year's scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded at the League of Women Voters Anne Rudin Scholarship and Suffragists' Reception, Oct 5, 2016.
Typically, about half the funds come from the Scholarship Fund and half from the League's budget. The Scholarship Fund endowment is maintained by the Sacramento Regional Foundation, which determines the annual grant amount based on how the Fund is performing.
To apply, please print an application and mail to the below address:
League of Women Voters of Sacramento County
1107 9th Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814
Applications must be postmarked by September 15, 2016!
Questions? Phone Trisha Uhrhammer at 916-455-8393 or e-mail her at Trishauhrhammer@gmail.org.