Lincoln Woman's Club offers scholarships

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[January 10, 2017]  LINCOLN - The GFWC Lincoln Woman's Club has scholarship applications available in a variety of fields for students attending college or vocational school in the Fall of 2017.

These scholarships are provided by the GFWC Illinois Federation of Woman's Clubs.

Winners will be selected by a panel of judges from across the State of Illinois.

Scholarships include:

  • Lorado Taft Art Scholarship, $1,000
  • Arthur Grant Smith Drama Scholarship, $500
  • Hamilton Ridge Music Scholarship, $1,000
  • Centennial Library Science Scholarship, $300
  • Illinois Cottage Park Vocational Scholarship for Girls, $1,000
  • Lincoln Lodge Vocational Scholarship for Boys, $1,000
  • Vina Miller Conservation Scholarship ($1,000 for International Outreach (Foreign Language, International Business, Missions, International Healthcare, etc.)

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Students applying for the above listed scholarships must plan on attending a college, university or vocational school located within the state of Illinois during the Fall of 2017. Funds are mailed directly to the school/university.

The deadline for all applications is Feb. 15, 2017.

Application forms are available by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

 Judy Rader,
132 11th Street,
Lincoln, IL 62656.

They are also available through the guidance departments of Lincoln Community High School, Hartsburg-Emden High School, and Mount Pulaski High School. Winners will be notified of their status by April 1, 2017.

[Marta McCall]


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