WCTT to Award Three Scholarships in 2018
In 2018 the Woman’s Club of Tewksbury Township will grant three Scholarships. The “Advanced Education $2500 Scholarship” will be awarded to a woman 30 years or older, working or living legally in Tewksbury or the surrounding area who wishes to advance her professional capabilities or change her career by enrolling in a certification or degree granting accredited school or institution. She must have a high school degree or equivalent, have been away from an educational environment for at least one year, and plans to attend an accredited school, university or trade school.
A commitment to self improvement, financial need, work/family responsibility, a completed application form, an essay, an official high school or college transcript, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, school advisor, a religious/community organization representative or work supervisor are required.
The WCTT Education Scholarship, emphasizing a student’s community service, is intended for a student whose primary residence is in Tewksbury, earning a 2018 High School Diploma from a public or private school. It is specified for matriculation expenses at an accredited 4-year college or university for the purpose of attaining an Associates or Bachelors Degree.
The Application Form, a High School Transcript, two Letters of Recommendation, Community Service details, and a written Essay are required. Applicants will be evaluated on Community Service, Character & Leadership with references, Academic Performance and the Essay. Applicant will also be subject to an interview by the Selection Committee.
Applications with details for both Scholarships are available at the Tewksbury Library or at tewksburywomansclub.org and are due April 1, 2018. For inquiries call 908-509-1855 or email the club at email@example.com.
The Dotty Gaal Memorial $1000 Scholarship, administered by WCTT, will be awarded to a student exceling in science. It is open to a high school senior whose primary residence is in any sending district of Voorhees High School, Glen Gardner who is interested in pursuing a career in science and receives a 2018 high school diploma. It is specified for matriculation at a 2 or 4 year college/university awarding an Associates or Bachelors degree. Winner will be selected on a competitive basis and must submit the Application Form, one Letter of Recommendation, Proof of Academic Performance (High School Transcript), Character and Leadership capabilities with references, Community Service and a written Essay. Application with details is available at tewksburywomansclub.org and must be postmarked April 12, 2018. For inquires call 908-963-2757.