Woman’s Club Offers $3,000 in Scholarships for Local Students

Posted on February 8, 2021 by Staff reports

GFWC Santa Rosa Woman’s Club is offering $3,000 in scholarships to South Santa Rosa County females to pursue or continue their education.

The scholarships are open to first-time or returning college or vocational/technical students without regard to marital status or full-time or part-time enrollment.

Recipients will have earned academic achievement and have made a significant impact in their community, despite financial or personal hardships.

Applications are available from school counseling offices, home school liaisons, Santa Rosa County district offices, or from GFWC-Santa Rosa Woman’s Club website www.santarosawomansclub.org. 

Applicants will need official transcripts, financial documentation, and at least one letter of recommendation to accompany the application. Previous applicants and winners are eligible to apply. Deadline is March 15.

The recipients will be announced by May 1, and funds will be deposited, upon enrollment, with the recipient’s academic institution.

At least three scholarships will be presented. A memorial scholarship of $1,500 will honor the late Carolyn Pfeiffer, past president, district and state officer of the Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs. Two others for $750 each will be awarded.

GFWC-Santa Rosa Woman’s Club, which is celebrating 60 years of service to the Gulf Breeze and South Santa Rosa area, is a 501 (C)3 nonprofit organization and a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, the largest volunteer organization of women in the world.

For more information contact srwcwomansclub@gmail.com, visit their Facebook at GFWC-Santa Rosa Woman’s Club, or website www.santarosawomansclub.org