Every year, the Henry County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation awards two $500 scholarship opportunities for Henry County students. The Scholarship for Young Women will be awarded at the virtual 2022 Women’s EmPOWERment Summit on March 23, 2023. Download application.
• Applicant must be a female, in Junior or Senior year, and enrolled in a school in Henry County.
• Applicant must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. Transcript required.
• Applicant will write a 500-word essay (in 12-point Times New Roman) highlighting any awards, community services, work experience, and explaining how receiving the scholarship will help the student attain her educational plans and career goals.
Congratulations to 2022 Seniors Nyjia Terry and Madison Mangham, winners of $500 each in the fourth Annual Award of Scholarships for Young Women by the Henry County Chamber of Commerce Education Attainment Committee.
Jordan received her $500 Scholarship during the virtual 2021 Women's Conference. Jordan plans to attend Morehouse in hope of being in the Medical Field.
Ashley received her $500 Scholarship during the virtual 2021 Women's EmPOWERment Summit. Ashlee plans to attend Georgia College and major in psychology.
Carmen was awarded her Scholarship at the 2020 Women's EmPOWERment Summit.
Aissatou received her $500 Scholarship during the 2020 Women's EmPOWERment Summit.
2020 Chamber Education Attainment Committee Chair and CEO of Family Support Circle, Dr. Elna Poulard, (l. to r.) presented the Scholarship for Young Women award to Aissatou and the second recipient, Carmen Bodie, along with Natalie Gore, Assistant Superintendent of District and School Performance, Henry County Schools.