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:


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: Scholarship applications must be submitted by February 1, 2019.


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 Completed applications should be sent by e-mail to the attention of Lorrin Tuxbury at 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