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One Dozen Who Care, Inc. Offers $1,500 Scholarship to Young Women in Far Western Region of North Carolina 

Dateline: North Carolina, February 8, 2021 – One Dozen Who Care, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower, educate, and encourage economic development for women, youth, and elders in the far western region of North Carolina, in order to bridge cultures and create community bonds.  Currently, we are accepting applications for our third annual ODWC Prescott Scholar.  The ODWC Prescott Scholar is awarded $1,500 dollars to aid in her attainment of a post-secondary credential.  

The ODWC Prescott scholarship is not limited to graduating high school seniors.  Women pursuing associate’s degrees through terminal degrees are eligible to apply.  Preference is given to women from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.  The requirements for eligibility are as follows, applicants must: 

  • Reside in Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Macon, Swain, Jackson, or Haywood Counties 
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or better 
  • Be able to show proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment in a post-secondary (higher education) institution. 

Applications are being accepted through February 28, 2021.  You can find the application at  Previous applicants, awarded or not, are also eligible to reapply. Direct any questions to the scholarship chairwoman at  

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