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March 31, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Scholarship program for women to double number of awards

A nonprofit group has greatly expanded the number of scholarships it will award this spring to women who don’t meet the typical profile of a college student.

Washington Women in Need is doubling the number of scholarships it offers, from about 44 yearly to 88. It will also offer some women a four-year scholarship, instead of a single grant.

The expansion, which is a pilot for the organization, will help the selected women finish their degrees.


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