The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club is now accepting scholarship and grant applications, with both having February 1, 2019 submission deadlines. Details can be found below:
WHJWC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (WHJWC) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year through February 1, 2019.
For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Club awarded $70,000 in scholarships to 24 Wellesley students. Scholarships were given to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate college students in amounts ranging from $1,000 - $4,000.
Applications are evaluated based on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in community service. Applicants must be high school seniors graduating from Wellesley High School; Wellesley residents graduating from high school in or outside of Wellesley or Wellesley residents currently attending undergraduate institutions on a full-time basis.
In addition to scholarships, the WHJWC has two one-time named awards:
- The Patricia C. Doiron Memorial Scholarship recognizes a graduating high school senior who has shown a commitment to early childhood education through participation in the Child Lab program at Wellesley High School, established in memory of Mrs. Doiron, a former Club member.
- The Suzanne Stevens Scholarship recognizes a high school senior (or current college student) who has demonstrated academic strength and a commitment to community service despite adversity or hardship, named in honor of Mrs. Stevens, a former Club president.
For more information about our scholarships programs, including how to apply, please visit: http://www.whjwc.org/scholarships/. Scholarship applications must be submitted by February 1, 2019.
WHJWC GRANT APPLICATIONS
The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (WHJWC) a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to community service, is now accepting applications for grants through February 1, 2019.
In the last five years, WHJWC has given away almost half a million dollars. In 2018, the club awarded $70,500 across 34 grants to Wellesley and Metrowest organizations. The club donates to a variety of educational, youth, elderly, civic and community programs. Particular emphasis is placed on those programs that have a significant impact on the Wellesley community. In recent years, the club restructured the Grants process, aiming to make a greater community impact through fully funding concrete programs. The club will continue this approach for 2019.
Application forms can be downloaded online at www.whjwc.org. Completed applications should be sent by e-mail to the attention of Lorrin Tuxbury at firstname.lastname@example.org or if email is not possible mailed to WHJWC Grants, PO Box 81194, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-0002. Applications must be received or postmarked by February 1, 2019.
For more information about our grants program, please contact Lorrin Tuxbury, WHJWC Grants Chair, at email@example.com.