The mission of the Indiana Women's Education Foundation (IWEF) is to provide assistance or scholarships to women and/or youth of the State of Indiana and to improve their employment and/or economic self-sufficiency. The programs to be funded include, but are not limited to:
Young women starting or preparing for the business or professional world
Women desiring to obtain better training or advancement in their careers
Training or re-training of women in a business or professional field – entering initially or re-entering
Any woman desiring to complete her GED, graduate, post graduate studies, master’s or doctoral degrees or advanced studies of any kind
Any woman desiring to do research in an area relating to the advancement of women, especially the field of, but not limited to, the legal status of women and
Programs introducing youth to career opportunities, life awareness, and recognizing youth for personal achievements.
The IWEF offers seven scholarships for Hoosier women each year. Details and applications may be found on the IWEF website, http://inwomeneducation.org
The IWEF was founded in 1993 by members of the Indiana Federation of Business & Professional Women, and is still affiliated with INFBPW. The IWEF raises funds through partnerships with Indiana businesses, industries, organizations, and philanthropic individuals. The Foundation depends upon gifts, donations, tributes, memorials, and bequests as sources for its funding. Members, local organizations, foundations, individuals, or other groups may make contributions to support the Foundation objectives.