Seeking scholarship candidates
Somers - posted Nov, 12 2013
SOMERS - The Somers Women's Club is seeking female candidates for a scholarship to be awarded to a town resident from the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Connecticut. Each club in Connecticut is invited to sponsor one woman for a memorial scholarship. Applicants for the Schoelzel Scholarship must have completed three or more years of undergraduate work in an accredited institution of higher learning with a 3.0 average or better. The candidate must be matriculating for a bachelor's or post-graduate degree in the field of education. The maximum award for this scholarship is $2,000. Candidates for the Phipps Scholarship must have completed two or more years of undergraduate work in an accredited institution of higher learning with a 3.0 average or better, and be matriculating for a bachelor's or post-graduate degree. The award for this scholarship is $1,000. The award is granted on the basis of future promise, scholastic ability and financial need. Applications are available by calling Maureen LaFlamme at 860-749-7518 or by downloading the forms at GFWC/CT – Memorial Scholarships. The completed forms must be received by LaFlamme, scholarship committee chairman, 89 Loubier Drive, Somers, CT 06071, by Feb. 10, 2014.