Member General Federation of Women's Clubs

Education Scholarships

 2020 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 $2,500 Scholarship for 2020. 


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.



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     If you wish to have your application or any supporting documents returned to you, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope

Mail Application and all necessary supporting documents to:

Simsbury Woman’s Club

Elinor Hoffman, Scholarship Chairman

P.O. Box 903, Simsbury, CT  06070

o     Please note that emailed applications CANNOT be considered.



  • Your complete application: including transcript, recommendations and financial statement sent in time so it is RECEIVED BY February 10, 2020.  There will be NO EXTENSIONS to this deadline. 
  • 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 February 10, 2020
  • 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 February 10, 2020.
  • Financial Statement from parent, guardian, spouse or self. Application will not be considered without a full financial disclosure, sent in time and RECEIVED BY February 10, 2020.


Questions? Contact Elinor (Ellie) Hoffman at

Simsbury Woman's Club President:  Andee Schaedel