May 20, 2024

Scholarship news: the 2004 Talbots’ Women’s Scholarship Fund

Sponsored by the Talbots’ Charitable Foundation, a philanthropic program of apparel retailer Talbots (, the Talbots’ Women’s Scholarship Fund is a $100,000 scholarship program that awards five $10,000 scholarships and 50 $1,000 scholarships annually to women seeking a bachelor’s or associate’s degree later in life. Since its inception in 1997, the fund has awarded college scholarships to 330 women ranging in age from their late 20s to their early 60s.
To be eligible, applicants must be women currently residing in the United States who earned a high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago; be seeking a degree from an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school; and have at least two full-time semesters or 24-four credits remaining to complete their undergraduate degree.
The deadline for entries is January 15, 2004, or until 1,000 eligible applications have been received.
Application forms will be available at the Talbots’ web site at For additional requests for proposals in education, visit