Many scholarships have age limits, leaving non-traditional students (over 25 years of age) out of luck. The She E.O. community is excited to announce our She Dreams Non-Traditional Scholarship. We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving member of the She E.O. community.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Must be present for the check presentation during our inaugural 5k in Charlotte, NC on June 6, 2020

  • Must be a non-traditional student. We define a non-traditional student as having at least one

    • Did not immediately continue your education after you graduated from high school

    • Attending college only part time

    • Works full time (35 hours or more per week)

    • Are financially independent

    • Have children or dependents other than your spouse

    • Are a single parent

    • Have a GED, not a high school diploma

  • Enrolled or intending to enroll in a full-time or part-time accredited two or four-year college or for the Fall term of the 2020 academic year or participating in a certification program


Documents Required to Apply

In order to apply, you will need to provide:

  • Complete and fill out the attached application (see below)

  • A typed essay 500 words or less explaining how you demonstrate 1 of She E.O.’s key organizational pillars (Health, Spirituality, Wealth, Relationships and Career)

  • 2 letters of recommendation from a co-worker/supervisor that outlines why you are deserving of this award.

  • Professional Resume

  • Proof of acceptance or enrollment 



  • Application open date: March 1, 2020

  • Application due date: March 31, 2020, 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time

  • Award notification date: May 11, 2020

  • Check presentation date: June 6, 2020 at our 5k event

How to Submit your Application

  • All applications are due by March 31, 2020 by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time; no late applications will be accepted

  • Applicants or potential applicants may email questions to

  • To submit your application, you must email all documents listed above to  with the subject line: She Dreams Non-Traditional Scholarship and your full name. Your email must have all required documents listed above attached in order to be considered.