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Women's Connection Community Give-Back Scholarship Program


To ensure all women have the opportunity to benefit from Women's Connection, $1 from every event registration during 2014 will go to a "give-back" scholarship fund for at-risk and low-income women to attend events.

General Guidelines

  • Scholarships are approved based on level of financial need demonstrated on scholarship application
  • Individuals with debts to Women's Connection are not eligible for grants
  • An incomplete grant application will be returned and the process will be delayed
  • Please allow 30 days for processing
  • Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by email at least one week prior to the event


Individuals applying for a grant for the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference, please contact Nancy Renkes at (563)449-8738.

For all other Women's Connection events, see directions below:

Please click HERE to download the program application for individuals.

Please click HERE to download the program application for organizations/non-profits.

Please return it to or mail to:

Women's Connection

230 16th Street

Rock Island, IL 61201

Key Sponsors

  In-Kind Sponsors Event Sponsors
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  • QC Times
  • KWQC-TV6
  • KMXG-Mix96
  • Hotel Blackhawk
  • ECS
  • Isabel Bloom
  • Pear Advertising
Riverboat Development Authority DHCU Merrill Lynch Senior Star at Elmore Place St. Ambrose University Missman The Stanley Foundation McLaughlin Motors Metro MRI Center Southeast National Bank Ruhl & Ruhl Alcoa Quad City Bank & Trust Tippie MBA
230 16th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 phone (309) 631-0167 e-mail