Become a Scholar

Some of the WWAC Scholars enjoying our annual WE are Thankful “Fun” Raiser in October 2018

Some of the WWAC Scholars enjoying our annual WE are Thankful “Fun” Raiser in October 2018

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what makes a good scholar?

  • A woman who is a single mother or veteran with limited income. ($25,000 or below after taxes)

  • A woman who is willing to hold down a full time job when not taking classes (in the summer) and a part-time job when in school.

  • A woman who is willing to disclose all convictions due to alcohol and/or drug use.

  • A woman who is willing to disclose all violations of the law.

  • A woman who is committed to her future and family.

  • A woman who has or will be able to obtain a GED or a diploma from high school.

  • A woman who is willing to abide by ALL Women With A Cause directives.

  • A woman who is willing to communicate/meet with a mentor each week.

  • A woman who is willing to submit budget and academic plans at the beginning of each semester for approval from Women With A Cause.

  • A woman who has a strong desire to change the future for herself and her family by becoming fiscally responsible and attending classes which lead to a strong career path and give her children a bright future.

  • A woman who has filed taxes in the previous year of the application.
    Applicants must be up to date on their taxes in order to get to the interview phase.

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Step one: documents needed 

It is your obligation to have these documents sent to Women With A Cause. Failure to do so will prevent your application from being fully vetted.

  1. A photo of yourself, preferably with your children

  2. Letter of Recommendation from recommending house/high school or college teacher/counselor

  3. Transcript from high school/GED certificate (Unofficial transcript or copy of GED/High School Diploma)

  4. Transcript from program (i.e. School of Cosmetology, LPN program, etc.) if applicable

  5. Transcript from college (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)

  6. Credit Report (Just your current score is acceptable)

  7. Most recent tax return


You can submit the documents one of two ways:

  1. Email to Shellby Jones at shellby.jones@womenwithacausefoundation.org

  2. Mail to: Women With A Cause 1133 14th Street 2430 Denver, CO 80202


Step two: application 

fill out the Application and submit Online


This foundation has provided me with financial support, inspiration, and reassurance to continue to work hard, achieve my goals, be a great mother, and most prominently strive for the best and never to settle. I look forward to the day when I can come back and be a mentor in such a remarkable and influential organization.
— Devin Diaz