TWIG Root Fund: a scholarship program for members!
We are happy to offer scholarships in 2019 to empower women who share our vision of advancing environmental sustainability.
The goals of this scholarship are:
To support women seeking to expand their skills, knowledge and experience through continuing education opportunities.
To increase access to continued education for women with the means to otherwise attend.
Attract and welcome new faces to TWIG, especially those representing underserved populations, professions, communities, and strategic partners working in these communities.
Expand participation in the TWIG network by providing a platform that facilitates connections between a diversity of people to share their knowledge, perspectives and passion.
Invest in individuals who are positioned to advance the mission of TWIG.
Qualifying undertakings include course study in environmental science and environmental sustainability; attendance at sustainability conferences, summits, seminars, and retreats; and other activities deemed worthy by the Board of Directors.
Scholarship recipient eligibility criteria:
Must not be a member of the Board of Directors of TWIG
Should demonstrate a valid and reasonable need for the scholarship
Should demonstrate a personal or professional background or goal that merits receipt of the scholarship
Should demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing environmental sustainability through engagement over the long term.
Must be a Tennessee resident or enrolled in a Tennessee educational program
Please fill out ALL fields in this application and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next TWIG Meeting:
Friday January 4
Join us for a presentation by January's monthly speaker, Nicole Avendano! We will learn about Zero Waste Nashville, a meetup group dedicated to being environmentally conscious.