Criteria to Apply

BOLD Applicants must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • Class of 2025 - planning to graduate in May, summer, or December of 2025
  • Students who are women, nonbinary, or female and feel this programming would be beneficial to their personal, career, and professional development
  • Full-time enrollment with good academic standing (minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA. Applicants with a cumulative GPA of 2.2-2.5 will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the selection committee)
  • Exceptional leadership potential with a goal of advancing women's development  
  • Commitment to social equity work
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in groups and capacity to facilitate challenging discourse
  • BOLD Scholars are NOT required to reside on campus for the duration of the program (meaning you can live off-campus or be a commuter student)
  • The scholarship is need-based and determined based on your current financial aid package – please contact student financial services if you have questions about your eligibility based on financial need