Scholarship Announcement!!!

This is SOOO EXCITING to announce!  Please help spread the word!!!!

NeighborWorks® Resource Group

in partnership with

River City Express Network of the

American Business Women’s Association

offers a

$1000 scholarship

to a

Woman resident

of the

23222 Zip Code

who attends or plans to attend a

technical school or community college.

Here are the qualifications!

In order to be eligible for scholarship consideration, candidates must be women who:

(1) are citizens of the United States and residents of City of Richmond (zip code 23222 only)

(2) will be college First or Second Year level in Aug. 2010;

(3) are attending or have been accepted at a Virginia licensed, accredited vocational/technical school or community college authorized to confer an associate degree;

(4) have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale.

DEADLINE:  May 1, 2010

The application will be completed online and requires a biographical sketch, three (3) professional letters of reference and an official transcript. To apply, interested, eligible women should send name, zip code and email address to:

Cindy A. Mims  at

Help us get this news out into our community!  Please share this info with your community associations, churches and schools!

About NeighborWorks® Resource Group

Established in 1981, NeighborWorks® Resource Group is a private, non-profit organization created specifically to present opportunities for low and moderate income families preparing to purchase affordable homes and to strengthen communities in Richmond and central Virginia. NeighborWorks® Resource Group serves as a central resource for services and training to help homebuyers purchase, rehabilitate, insure, and maintain their home. For more information, we invite you to visit

RIVER CITY EXPRESS NETWORK of ABWA is part of a national network of businesswomen. Founded in 1949, ABWA is a 17,000 member strong association with chapters and Express Networks nationwide, providing business skills training and networking opportunities for women of diverse occupations to enhance career advancement and personal development.  Visit our website:

ABWA has dedicated more than half a century to women’s education and provided workplace skills and career development training for more than 565,000 members.

SBMEF is a charitable trust and public foundation. It has the same tax status as public schools, churches and community funds. The Fund is listed in the IRS “Cumulative List of Organizations” described in Section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 – revised Oct. 31, 1974.