The MADW Sue Shelton White Scholarship

(for non-traditional women students)

Sue Shelton White, Jackson native and suffragist, was instrumental in the passing of the 19th Amendment in 1929, giving U.S. women the constitutional right to vote. The Madison Area Democratic Women are honoring her memory with a $2,500 scholarship award to a "non-traditional" woman student, perhaps returning to study while working or raising children.
Interested applicants must submit a short essay along with their application. Learn more about Sue Shelton White, the MADW SSW scholarship and access the scholarship application or apply online below. You may email for more information as well.
Deadline for submissions: Feb. 15, 2020Award Notification by: March 15, 2020Scholarship Award Value: $2,500.00

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Debbie Swacker and Jeanne Guidi of the Sue Shelton White Scholarship committee speak to Steve Beverly of West Tennessee Today, August 28, 2019.