About the Scholarship
GenHERation and Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment (WIT) have partnered together to award a talented young woman a $2,500 scholarship in 2021.
The WIT Scholarship is funded by the WIT Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation that proudly supports its commitment to education by granting scholarships to outstanding women currently pursuing degrees in preparation for careers in a wide array of industry-related fields.
The WIT Scholarship is intended to honor the achievements of women who are studying in the fields of toy design, engineering, entrepreneurship, and business. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented students across WIT industries. Candidates have the opportunity to apply for the annual scholarship on the basis of merit, innovation, and leadership. The scholarship is available to be used by the recipients to further enhance their academic goals during the current or following academic year. Recipients will be announced in December 2020 and will be invited to attend the WIT Wonder Women Awards Gala in New York in February 2021.
Students pursuing academic degrees in the following fields are encouraged to apply:
- Industrial Design
- Education/social studies related to the benefits of play
- IP Law