Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT)

CWIT is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of women in careers related to international trade by offering members and guests meaningful and relevant professional development, business networking and training opportunities; while providing scholarships and mentoring for students pursuing degrees related to our profession. Eligibility:-Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited South Carolina school, institution, college or university and must provide proof of acceptance or current enrollment-Must be well qualified, with a serious interest in pursuing a degree specific to international trade or related course of study-Applicant need not be a full-time student-Females and males are invited to apply-Applicant must be a U.S. citizenEssay topic: Explain the impact that the South Carolina Inland Port Greer has had on manufacturing, economic growth, jobs, and the environment. In addition, evaluate the impact of a second inland port to be constructed in Dillon, SC. Explain whether South Carolina's inland port growth is sustainable, and whether you consider it to have a positive or negative impact on trade and ancillary industries in South Carolina. Set forth an analysis on how you believe such growth should be expanded, managed, or constricted. Provide supporting citations and data.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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