Youngblood seeks applicants for college scholarship for young women

PHILADELPHIA, June 11 – State Rep. Rosita C. Youngblood, D-Phila., is seeking constituents interested in a $3,000 college scholarship for young women.

As a member of the National Foundation for Women Legislators, Youngblood can nominate one or more young women to participate in NFWL's Annual Constitution Essay Scholarship Contest. The prize is a $3,000 college scholarship; an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s annual conference in Washington, D.C.; and an award that is presented at the event.

To qualify, an applicant must be a:
• Female U.S. citizen
• High school junior (class of 2019) or senior (class of 2018) and
• Planning to attend a college or university in the United States.

Those interested should send an email to Youngblood's office by July 6 explaining why they should be nominated. Email can be sent to the office through the form at

Youngblood represents the 198th Legislative District in northwest Philadelphia. Constituents with questions about the program or any state-related issue can call her office at (215) 951-3394.