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Founded in 1991 in Brooklyn, New York, Ashley Stewart is a global fashion and lifestyle brand. Today, Ashley Stewart has 90 stores across the United States, an e-commerce presence at www.ashleystewart.com, a social media presence @byashleystewart and a growing multimedia and events arm at AshleyTV.
Every year, through the Finding Ashley Stewart Tour, Ashley Stewart traverses the country looking to recognize women who embody the ideals of the Ashley Stewart women: kindness, resilience, confidence, community and fashion. Through #ASGives, Ashley Stewart engages in programs such as the #AshleyCollegeTour to make long-term investments into the communities that have supported the brand for close to 30 years.
Ashley Stewart is excited to partner with dozens of universities across the US to host the #AshleyCollegeTour to promote the Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship Program, an initiative developed to help empower women through education. Ashley Stewart offers a dynamic series of Educational events – including a workshop, hosted by Ashley Stewart Executive Chairman and CEO, James Rhee – to give students the opportunity to apply for the Leadership Scholarship by submitting a short, 250-300 word essay describing how they demonstrate strong leadership skills at the university and stewardship in their community.
A female student will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship, given by Ashley Stewart, over the course of one academic year to assist in pursuing her educational goals. Ashley Stewart, the global fashion & lifestyle brand, values education, empowers women, and supports future leaders like you. Scholarship recipient will be contacted in mid-June. The winner will be required to attend the Finding Ashley Stewart Finale on September 12th, 2020 and may be asked to appear at other related events.
DEADLINE AND ELIGIBILITY
Submissions begin on February 13, 2020.
Deadline: Application must be completed and submitted by no later than 11:59PM on May 13, 2020.
Award: $5,000 for Spring 2021 semester
Eligibility: Female student enrolled (full-time) in Class of 2021 – 2023
Have a minimum 3.2 GPA
Required attendance at the Finding Ashley Stewart finale (accommodations for out-of-state students will be provided by Ashley Stewart)