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Application deadline for Women’s Club scholarship is Feb. 1

SOLON– The Iowa General Federation of Women’s Clubs is the proud sponsor of a scholarship program unique to the state of Iowa. Each year, thousands of dollars are awarded to graduating high school seniors who will attend post-secondary schools. Scholarships are awarded based on achievement, volunteerism, and in some cases, financial need or field of study.
Unless specified, both males and females are eligible. Scholarships range from $500 to $1,500. Scholarships will be given primarily to undergraduates, but are also available for graduate students and for adults returning to school.
There are designated scholarships to be awarded for those planning to study music and law or for students studying at junior colleges or technical schools. An undergraduate and unrestricted scholarship is also available.
Please request a packet as soon as possible as a letter or page about yourself and letters of reference will need to be enclosed with the completed application packet. Scholarship packets are available at the Solon High School guidance counselor’s office, or can be requested from Eileen Hageman, Linda Slusher or Karen Martinek.
These scholarships are sponsored by the GFWC/Iowa Solon Women’s Club Please email request to eileen.hageman@gmail.com. All applications need to be postmarked on or before Feb. 1, 2017.