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Scholarship Application

GFWC/CT Memorial Scholarships are available to Connecticut women
pursuing advanced courses of study at institutions of higher learning. The
Memorial Scholarships include the Dorothy E. Schoelzel Scholarship and the
Phipps Scholarships. All awards are granted on the basis of future promise,
scholastic ability and financial need.
All applicants must be sponsored by a GFWC/CT Club and each club may
sponsor only o n e applicant per year. Scholarships are not granted for current
or past year’s expenses. At this time, the maximum award is
$2,000.00 for the Schoelzel Scholarship and $1,000.00 per Phipp’s
Scholarships.
At the time of filing this application, candidates to be considered for the
Schoelzel Scholarship must have completed THREE or more years of
undergraduate work in accredited institutions of higher learning with a 3.0
average or better. They must be matriculating for a Bachelor's or post
graduate degree. At the time of filing this application, candidates to be
considered for the Phipps Scholarships must have completed TWO or more
years of undergraduate work in accredited institution of higher learning with
a 3.0 average or better, and be matriculating for a Bachelor's or post
graduate degree.
Answer questions fully using additional paper if necessary. You may include
a photograph or any further information you wish. Enclose a stamped, selfaddressed
envelope if you wish the items returned.
Completed applications, including general and personal information,
financial statement, instructor/employer references, and official transcript of
at least the most recent two years of undergraduate or graduate work must be
received by the GFWC/CT sponsoring club's Scholarship Chair by
FEBRUARY 10th.

Club Scholarships

All children of active members who are seniors in high school with plans on attending college receive a $150 scholarship from the club.