2016 Application Instructions
“Simsbury Woman’s Club Adult Woman’s Scholarship”
Thank you for your interest in the Simsbury Woman’s Club Adult Woman’s Scholarship. We are pleased to be able to offer a $2,000 Scholarship for 2016.
The Simsbury Woman’s Club has been a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Connecticut (GFWC/CT) since 1968. In addition to our Simsbury Woman’s Club Adult Woman’s Scholarship, The Federation (GFWC/CT) offers two Memorial Scholarships: The Phipps Memorial Scholarships and The Schoelzel Memorial Scholarship. Memorial Scholarship candidates require a sponsoring CT Woman’s Club to be considered. The Simsbury Woman’s Club will sponsor one candidate, and forward their application to GFWC/CT for consideration.
Please read through the directions carefully before submitting your application.
TO QUALIFY, APPLICANTS…
o Must be a female resident of CT as well as a US citizen
o Must be currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning
o Must have completed a minimum of 60 credits of undergraduate work in an accredited
institution of higher learning.
o Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better
o Download application from link at the bottom of this page.
o Complete the application on-line.
o Answer questions fully using additional paper if necessary. You may include a photograph or
any further information you wish.
o Print completed application and sign where indicated.
o Enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you wish the applications or any supporting
Mail Application and all necessary supporting documents to:
Simsbury Woman’s Club
Patty Crawford, Scholarship Chairman
P.O. Box 903
Simsbury, CT 06070
o Emailed application will not be considered.
BE SURE TO HAVE….
o Your complete application: including transcript, recommendations and financial statement
sent in time so it is received by Feb 10, 2016. There will be no extensions to this deadline.
o Transcript from college/university you are currently attending, endorsed by the Dean or
their executive officer of the college, sent in time so it is received by Feb 10, 2016.
o Recommendations from two (2) professional instructors/employers, sent directly from the
persons completing the recommendation forms, and sent in time so both are received by
Feb 10, 2016.
o Financial Statement from parent, guardian, spouse or self. Application will not be
considered without a full financial disclosure, sent in time so miss received by Feb 10, 2016.
Questions? Contact Patty Crawford @ SWCScholarship@gmail.com
Simsbury Woman's Club President: Barbara Holmes