Entrepreneurship

Scholarships for Women in the Trades

You may have seen The Dwyer Group CEO and Chairwoman Dina Dwyer-Owens on the CBS show Undercover Boss recently.  The company focused on the household repair industry, envisions a world where more women are utilizing their talents and abilities making a living in the trades.

In order to encourage more women to consider working in the field or owning a franchise location of one of their seven home service businesses, The Dwyer Group has created a number of $1500 scholarships for women in the trades.   The goal is to help women attain the training, certification and licensing needed to be successful in one of their trades industries (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, restoration, landscaping, appliance repair, or glass repair and installation). 

Apply by August 15 for a $1,500 scholarship to trade or technical school for any of the seven specialties: HVAC, plumbing, electrical repair, glass repair and replacement, appliance repair, restoration or landscaping. This education will prepare you to work hands-on in a trade and give you the knowledge and experience to help you not only get a job, but also prepare you to one day own and operate your own home service business.

Scholarship covers tuition, books, travel and/or fees. Funds can be applied at any accredited trade or technical school in any location in the United States or Canada. You do not need to be affiliated/associated with The Dwyer Group in order to apply.

Apply here http://www.mylanderpages.com/womenintrades/witt-scholarship


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