Friday is the deadline to apply for the Tangipahoa Professional Women’s Organization’s 2016 scholarship program.

The annual Women Mean Business Conference funds the scholarships, a news release said.

This will be the fourth year the organization will award scholarships. Female residents of the parish entering higher education or those enrolled at a university, college, vocational school or technical college can apply.

TPW works to foster connections between professionals and students who have been inspired to pursue their professional and academic goals, the release said.

For scholarship details or to download the application, and click on 2016 TPW Scholarship.