Camp Diva Leadership
Scholarship Application

Scholarship Information

Please read the information below before applying for a Camp Diva Leadership Scholarship.

Girls For A Change is now accepting scholarship applications for the Camp Diva Leadership Academy. Approval for funds will be based on total household income, based on family size, and must not exceed levels listed in the chart below.

Scholarships are only for FULL DAY Camp Diva Leadership Academy Participants. Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2020. Scholarship funds are dispersed based on need and not first come/first serve.

Income Guidelines for a Full Scholarship Award

Parent/Guardian will be responsible for the $50.00 (non-refundable), field trip fees that may apply, and lunch.

Total People in Household2345678
Gross Monthly Income$1,275$1,725$2,176$2,627$3,528$3,979$4,429
Gross Annual Income$15,300$20,700$26,112$31,524$42,336$47,748$53,148

Income Guidelines for a Partial Scholarship Award

Parent/Guardian will be responsible for the $50.00 (non-refundable) deposit, the remaining balance of the camp cost, field trip fees that may apply, and lunch.

Total People in Household2345678
Gross Monthly Income$3,750$4,166$4,583$5,000$5,416$5,834$6,250
Gross Annual Income$45,000$49,992$54,996$60,000$64,992$70,008$75,000

Scholarship Application Procedure

  1. Before filling out the form below, collect all of the following required documentation:
    • A copy of your most recent Tax Return (submitted 1040 showing gross yearly income and number in household)
    • A copy of your most recent W2(s)
    • A copy of your most recent pay stub
    • A personal letter of hardship
  2. Complete the entire application form below for each Participant (child) applying for this scholarship.
  3. Please have at least one (and up to three) short letter(s) of recommendation from a teacher, coach, or counselor to let us know you are giving 100% effort to your school. The person(s) recommending the scholarship applicant (you, the Parent/Guardian) must send the letter directly to Girls For A Change at either address listed below:
    • info@girlsforachange.org
    • Girls For a Change, 100 Buford Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235
  4. Submit the required documentation mentioned above via the following methods:
    • By emailing scanned copies to Na'Kera Richardson at nakera@girlsforachange.org
    • By sending copies (do not send the originals) to:
      Girls For a Change, 100 Buford Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235
    • By visiting the address above either with copies or bring the originals so we may make copies for you
  5. The scholarship application process for the 2020 Camp Diva Leadership Academy will close on April 30th, 2020.
  6. Full and Partial Scholarships are announced on May 15th, 2020.
  7. The scholarship recipient will have 10 days to accept the scholarship funds.
    • If selected, each scholarship recipient must sign a contract, provide all the required documents noted above, pay the application registration fee, and finalize any additional costs not associated with the full/partial scholarship amount owed by June 15th, 2020.
    • The remaining balance must be paid from partial scholarships must be paid in full by August 1st, 2020.
    • If we do not receive payment, your spot will be forfeited at that time and sent to collections.

Scholarship Application Form