Seventeen/Cover Girl Volunteerism Awards
The award is for young women ages 12 to 21 who have done something extraordinary in the field of volunteerism, and whose accomplishments have benefited others in a major way. You may enter yourself or you can nominate someone you feel is deserving of an award. First-place recipients will win $10,000 plus an additional cash donation will go to a charitable organization they've worked to support. Second-place winners will each receive a $5,000 scholarship, as well as a cash donation for the organization they support. Up to 24 more winners received honorable mentions and a $1,000 Savings Bond. Look for more information in fall issues of Seventeen Magazine. 212-407-9700.
Rosie's Place - Kip Tiernan Fellowship for Social Justice
Rosie's Place is a sanctuary for poor and homeless women.
The Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship honors the life-long work of the founder of Rosie’s Place. It is awarded annually to a woman who develops and carries out an innovative project in the New England area that will benefit poor and homeless women.
The Fellowship provides a unique and exciting opportunity for a woman to develop and carry out a special project that will further the mission of Rosie’s Place anywhere in New England. Eligible projects could include: a policy initiative or campaign; a creative arts program; the development and implementation of a needed service; or the creation of an innovative project aimed at reducing poverty, promoting social justice and empowering poor and homeless women.
The Fellowship is 12 months long and is awarded on a one-time basis to an eligible woman. Fellows are paid a $40,000 stipend.
Info sessions are held each October and November. Click here for more information and to apply. Deadline Dec. 1.