Frequently Asked Questions - WICL - Women In California Leadership
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FAQS – Frequently Asked Questions

Q: May past scholarship award recipients apply/receive the award again?
A: Yes. Past scholarship winners are eligible to apply again.

Q: Is this scholarship open to graduate students?
A: Yes. This scholarship is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university and graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Q: Is the scholarship program only open to full-time students?
A: Yes, however, if due to extenuating circumstances you are taking a less than full load of classes, please apply and explain your situation within the application.

Q: May I submit the application through the mail?
A: No. All scholarship applications and supporting documents must be submitted via our online application.

Q: May letters of recommendation be submitted directly to the Foundation?
A: No. Letters of recommendation must be included with your scholarship application along with all required supplementary documents, such as your transcript.

Q: What if my recommender wants to submit a letter of recommendation directly?
A: Unfortunately, at this time the Foundation cannot accept letters of recommendation submitted apart from the scholarship application.

Q: Do I need to submit an official transcript?
A: Although official transcripts are preferred, we will also accept unofficial transcripts.

Q: Where can I direct additional questions?
A: Questions and comments concerning the scholarship program can be sent to

Q: Is the scholarship limited to U.S. Citizens?
A: No. All students, irrespective of immigration status, are eligible to apply for the scholarship.