The World YWCA Council is the largest gathering of YWCA members from all around the world. It is a time for membership engagement, decision-making, reflections and networking.
 
Five scholarships, up to $3,500 each, will be awarded to individuals that are formally affiliated with YWCA as a staff member or volunteer. At least two of the scholarships will be awarded to women under the age of 30 at the time of the World YWCA Council. The scholarship process is competitive. Recipients will be selected by the Global Relations Committee of the YWCA USA Board of Directors. The scholarship includes the registration fee, travel expenses, and a per diem for reasonable expenses. Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for expenses incurred within the per diem.

Eligibility Requirements for Scholarship Applicants:

1)  Must serve in a staff or an active volunteer capacity within the YWCA network for more than 1 year at the time the application is submitted.

2) A valid and current passport; exceptions with in reason will be made (please email Ljoseph@ywca.org for additional info).

3) The ability to travel internationally between November 15 through November 25, 2019

In addition to completing the application below, please submit: 
 
1) A cover letter indicating your interest in receiving a scholarship to attend World Council

2) Your resume/CV

3) A formal endorsement from a  your local association ED, CEO or Board Chair or the World Service Council member

Please submit supporting documents to Ljoseph@ywca.org no later than Friday, August 23, 2019.

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* 1. Name

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* 2. Mailing Address

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* 3. Phone

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* 4. Fax

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* 5. Email

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* 6. Association

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* 7. Position

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* 8. Years associated with WYCA

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* 9. Age on November 23, 2019

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* 10. Ethnicity, Race

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* 11. Have you ever attended a World Council before?

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* 12. If yes, have you ever served as a voting delegate or receive a scholarship from the YWCA USA to attend?

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* 13. Have you attended UNCSW in the past?

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* 14. How would you describe your affiliation with YWCA at the world, national, and/or local association level(s)?

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* 15. If you have participated in World Council meeting(s) or UNCSW in the past, describe how you have applied your experience to strengthen the work of YWCA in your association?

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* 16. Describe the role you think the YWCA USA should play in the global YWCA movement?

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* 17. What does World WYCA Counsel theme of “Young Women Transforming Power Structures for Gender Equality” mean to you?

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