Scholarship Application

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) Scholarship. Please note that scholarships are for women 25 years of age or older, who are Illinois residents, with plans to attend an accredited school in Illinois for at least six semester hours, either on-campus or online.

COWL endeavors to support women of all income levels who, for various reasons, have not had the opportunity to begin or complete their education. The one-year undergraduate scholarship will cover tuition, books, and fees for up to $2,500 for the 2024-2025 academic year (Fall, 2024 through Summer, 2025). Up to ten awards will be given.

Application materials must be uploaded to our online form by midnight on September 15, 2024, to be considered.
COWL will send a notification to all scholarship awardees by November 1, 2024.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you need further assistance.

Personal Information


Do you live in Illinois? *
I am a woman 25 years of age or older. *
I will be attending an Illinois school during 2024-2025 *
I will be an undergraduate during the 2024-2025 school year. *


We hope you will join us in this endeavor and consider donating. By scanning the QR code below, you will be directed to the donation page. All proceeds will go towards scholarships.