Now Accepting Fall Scholarship Applications

D2F awards scholarships annually to participants of Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP and urban girls in the community that meet pre-determined criteria. Funds for our annual D2F scholarships are comprised of committed sponsors and donors who support the mission and vision of Demoiselle 2 Femme and the postsecondary education of our girls.

This year we’ve added a new scholarship award sponsored by our 40 Under 40 Young Women Professionals League.

FALL APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED UNTIL JULY 15, 2016

For more information and to download applications, click here.

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Become An E-Mentor — Impact The Lives of Girls

You’ve always wanted to impact the lives of girls on a personal level and here is your opportunity. Join Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP for an exciting new initiative which allows women ages 25 and up to mentor girls via our online group network. We are piloting this project and are interest obtaining 5-7 additional mentors to match with girls from our Community-based Signature Program.

Requirements:
• Must be a female 21 years of age or older.
• Must have a passion to make a difference in the lives of teen girls.
• Must be willing to undergo a background check.
• Must complete online Mandated Reporter Training.
• Must not be related to a current participant in our programs.
• Must have knowledge of social media sites and networks.
• Must have remote access to the internet. Cell phone internet is not conducive.
• Must be willing to interact w/student at least 2 times a week.
• Must attend monthly activities with mentee.
• Must attend 4-hour training at Demoiselle 2 Femme Office, 9415 S. Western Avenue, Suite 200, Chicago, IL.
• Must participate in Pre/Post Survey evaluations and focus groups.
• Must commit to school year commitment (September-June).

To download the application click E-Mentorship APPLICATION 2013- (revised). The application deadline is August 23, 2013. A mandatory group interview will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6:30p.m.-7:30p.m. For more information, contact Cheresa Purnell at cpurnellt@demoiselle2femme.org or at 773-779-9371, x303.