The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (WHJWC) is accepting scholarship applications for 2017-2018 now through February 1, 2018.
In 2017, the Club awarded $70,000 in scholarships and awards to 30 Wellesley students. Scholarships were given to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate college students in amounts ranging from $1.000 - $4,000.
Applications are evaluated based on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in community service. Applicants must be Wellesley residents graduating from high school in or outside of Wellesley or Wellesley residents currently attending undergraduate institutions on a full-time basis. A limited number of awards are available to Wellesley High School graduates who reside outside of Wellesley.
In addition to scholarships, the WHJWC has 4 named awards:
● The Patricia C. Doiron Memorial Scholarship recognizes a graduating senior who has shown a commitment to early childhood education through participation in the Child Lab at the Wellesley High School.
● The Suzanne Stevens Scholarship recognizes a graduating senior (or current college student) who has demonstrated strength when faced with adversity, while maintaining a strong academic record and involvement in community service.
● The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club and Principal’s Community Service Book Award recognizes a graduating senior who has performed exceptional community service.
● The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club Junior Community Service Book Award recognizes a Wellesley High School Junior who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community service both inside and outside of Wellesley High School. This individual possesses a complete and mature understanding of, and passion for community service, regardless of their academic and financial background.