The Ajay Castro Scholarship for Re-entering Women will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Previous scholarships have ranged from $500 – $2,000. The number of scholarships awarded varies each year.
Scholarship candidates must:
- Be a high school graduate or G.E.D. certified
- Be a female undergraduate student accepted at or enrolled in a Bexar County university, college or community college after a minimum three-year lapse from graduating high school or leaving the academic world
- Be planning a career in a communications-related field (print or broadcast journalism, advertising, public relations, speech, visual arts, etc.)
- Accept the award at a Scholarship Awards Brunch on Saturday, June 2, 2018
Awardees will be selected in April. The scholarship check will be sent by the San Antonio Area Foundation, administrator of the scholarship, to the college or university where the recipient is enrolled.
Take a look at the beautiful people and award recipients at our 2017 Brunch, along with recipient speeches and other presentations here.