Apps due July 31 for Women In International Trade Trust Scholarship

Applications due July 31


The Women In International Trade Trust has launched a Scholarship Initiative to support graduate and undergraduate women studying International Trade who show promise as Future Global Leaders.

This merit-based scholarship is awarded twice per year and works to encourage women to pursue their interests in International Trade and Global Development.
Applicants must be female and currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. university or college, either full-time or part-time (undergraduate and graduate students are eligible)
Awards (up to $1,500) will be based on the quality of the assigned essay and the applicant’s demonstrated interested in international trade, and are made without regard to race, creed, color, sexual orientation or religion.

A completed application includes a 3-5 page essay, accurate and complete applicant information, and proof of acceptance or current enrollment in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Download the WIIT Trust Scholarship PDF here and submit to

Deadline: July 31st, 2017

Essay Topic: Choose a U.S. free trade agreement and examine whether it has or has not been effective from the perspective of one U.S. industry of your choice.
Briefly describe the history of trade relations between the parties to the free trade agreement you have chosen.
Describe the role that your chosen industry has played in trade flows during the same time period.
Analyze the impact of the trade agreement on the chosen industry.
Provide your opinion on the effectiveness of the trade agreement from the perspective of the chosen industry.

Winners will be notified by August 31st, 2017. Learn more:

Ms. Carmen Iezzi MEZZERA
Executive Director
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs 
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