UMass Women into Leadership is a professional development program, networking opportunity. Designed to provide hands-on training and practical preparation for a career in public leadership, UWiL is organized around four central components:
- Leadership training through workshops and professional development activities,
- Shared community through assigned mentor and networking opportunities,
- Academic instruction through a spring semester Political Science course, and
- Applied experience through internships and shadowing, including scholarship support for unpaid or low-paying positions.
This scholarship is given to a top performing Political Science major who has successfully completed the UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL) program. Students currently in good standing in the UWiL program are also eligible to apply.
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Requirements: A Political Science major who has successfully completed or will have completed (by the end of the current semester) the Umass Women in Leadership program.