The AARP Women’s Scholarship Program is now accepting applications.

The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to women 40 years of age or older who have limited financial resources. To be eligible, applicants must be women who are at least 40 years of age by Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011, and are able to demonstrate financial need. Priority is given to women who have been out of the workforce for more than five years, are in low-paying jobs with limited career opportunities or benefits, or are raising the children of another family member.

The application deadline is Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011. For more information, visit the AARP Women’s Scholarship Program Website  to submit an application. Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.