Welcome to the Bluegrass Alliance for Women website
The mission of the Bluegrass Alliance for Women is:
To improve the lives of women and girls in the Bluegrass by creating opportunities that promote leadership, education, health and
well-being, equity, and economic sufficiency.
Core Values That Guide Our Work:
We believe in the kinship, spirit, and strength of women
Bluegrass Alliance for Women Scholarships
BAW is offering two $500 Legacy of Leadership scholarships and one $500 Lifelong Learning scholarship, which is funded by AARP. The scholarships are available to female residents of one of the Bluegrass Area Development District Counties: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, and Woodford.
The Legacy of Leadership scholarship is for women and girls who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to volunteer service. One will be awarded to a traditional student and one to a non-traditional student. The recipients can attend college as a full-time student or a part-time student carrying at least nine credit hours.
The Lifelong Learning Scholarship is for a woman fifty years and older who will be attending college as a full-time student or a part-time student carrying at least nine credit hours.
The scholarships will be presented at BAW’s Legacy Award Luncheon on March 19. Luncheon details will be announced at a later date.
For additional information, contact Maria Bush at Maria.firstname.lastname@example.org Following are the applications:
2013 Legacy Luncheon Information
In 2007, Bluegrass Alliance for Women (BAW) began celebrating Women’s History Month while recognizing and honoring women in the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) at the annual Legacy Award Luncheon. To date, ninety-five women have been honored and recognized for their commitment to empowering women and girls. Fifty of these women have received Impact Awards. Six outstanding women have been presented the prestigious Legacy Award.
Please nominate an outstanding woman from your county for a 2013 Impact Award. Also, join us for the 7th Legacy Award Luncheon on March 19, 2013 at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington, KY where we will celebrate Women’s History Month while honoring women who are committed to improving life for women and girls.