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Women In Defense HORIZONS Scholarships Now Being Accepted

Women In Defense National is now accepting applications for the HORIZONS Scholarship program for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Eligible candidates for the scholarship are females currently enrolled at an accredited university or college, either full-time or part- time, who demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. Candidates should be either currently enrolled graduate students or undergraduate students who have completed at least 60 credits toward their undergraduate degree. Additional requirements and application information can be ... Read more

WID Summer Fundraising Wine Event Photos

Check out images from WID’s latest event, the Summer Fundraising Wine Event. Attendees wined, dined, and got to network and take part in a silent auction event to raise money for WID San Diego's scholarship programs. Thanks again to all of our sponsors and those who attended! Read more

WID San Diego Honors STEM Trailblazer at 34th Annual Society of Women Engineers Banquet

On May 22, WID San Diego took part in honoring the life and contributions of legendary STEM innovator, Alice May Anderson, at the 34th Annual Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Banquet. “ASROC Alice”, as she was known for her work on the vertical launch capability of the Anti-submarine Rocket (ASROC) missile, served the United States Navy for 36 years as a human computer, mathematician and scientist at the Naval Ocean Systems Center (now SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific). She was one of thousands ... Read more

Women In Defense HORIZONS Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

WID San Diego is currently accepting HORIZONS Scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. Through the HORIZONS Scholarship, WID encourages women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security and defense fields. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women who are U.S. citizens either employed or planning careers in defense or national security areas. Applications ... Read more

WID San Diego Announces 2015 Women In Defense Endowed Scholarship Recipients

The San Diego chapter of Women In Defense (WID) has announced the recipients of the annual Women In Defense Endowed Scholarship. In partnership with San Diego State University, the scholarship was created to support deserving students who have demonstrated leadership and academic excellence while pursuing a career in the applied sciences. Falon Manns, a senior studying mechanical engineering, and Cassandra Kleitsch, a freshman studying aerospace engineering, have each received a $1,000 scholarship toward their education. “This scholarship is invaluable to me. As a ... Read more