Kerri Castellini Women’s Leadership Scholarship


Award Amount: $500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: In winter of 2017

Brief Description:

At Trusts and Estates Attorney Kerri Castellini, the “Kerri Castellini Women’s Leadership Scholarship” is available to women. To eligible, you must be a female or female-identifying student who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The program provides the scholarship to go toward her educational pursuits to help her become a strong and accomplished leader in her community.

Host Institution:

Kerri Castellini, Attorney at Law is a trust and estate practice based in Washington, D.C. and serving clients throughout the metropolitan area, including.


To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • The candidates must be a female or female-identifying student pursuing a post-secondary education.
  • The candidates must be qualify degrees include associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, graduate degrees, business school degrees, medical degrees, or law degrees.
  • Incoming first-year college students are also eligible to apply if they possess a valid GED or high school diploma.
  • The candidates must exhibit strong leadership skills, as demonstrated by past and present educational, professional, and volunteer experiences.
  • All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, as indicated by an official academic transcript.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, applicants are required to provide all of the following documents in order to be considered:

  • The candidates will submit a current resume that lists academic, professional, and volunteer experience, especially any leadership experience in these fields.
  • A completed version of the application cover letter.
  • The candidates will also submit a 500-word essay that addresses the following prompt:
  • Describe an ideal woman leader in the 21st How do you believe that you exemplify this role in your daily life and career aspirations?
  • The candidates must also provide an unofficial transcript, demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • A recommendation letter will write by someone who can attest to the applicant’s leadership goals, achievements, and capabilities.

Submitting Details:

All candidates will submit their materials in one package via email to

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive the sum of $500.

Detailed Information Link:

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can call to (202) 517-0502.