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WISE Women of Blair County 

    
W
omen Involved In Scholarship And Empowerment       



Our Mission

    "Dedicated to Empowering Women and Eliminating Racism Through
Collaboration, Service, and Education."




Wise Women of Blair County awarded $12,250 in grant monies to five worthy organizations on January 20, 2016. Funded for the 2016 grant cycle were: Altoona Community Theater (ACT), Family Services Inc., the Gloria Gates Foundation, Mt. Aloysius College along with CONTACT Altoona, and the United Way- Family Resource Center. Click here to read more.


 

 

~ NEWS RELEASE ~

 

WISE Women of Blair County is pleased to announce that they are seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $12,000. Deadline for applications is no later than 4 pm on February 26, 2016.

 

Scholarships will be available to Blair County resident females 21 years of age or older who have overcome adversity in their lives and who are pursuing post-secondary education.

 

WISE Women of Blair County (WISE stands for Women Involved in Scholarship and Empowerment) has granted $24,000 in scholarships each year for women to continue their education. The mission of the organization is to empower women and to eliminate racism through collaboration, service, and education. The mission is fulfilled by providing scholarships, awarding grants, and recognizing outstanding women in our community through the annual Tribute dinner.

 

To receive an application packet, visit www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org. For additional information please call 814-414-1377 or email wisewomenofblaircounty@yahoo.com.