2017-02-15 / Rockingham

Scholarships available for Vermont women

AREA — The General Federation of Women's Clubs of VT announces the availability of scholarships for Vermont women who have lost their main source of income due to separation, divorce, death, or long term unemployment or disability of their partner. Eligible women are in need of training or education to enter or to continue in the work force. 

Applicants must submit a specific plan for their education or training. Scholarships range from $500 to $1,500. This is the 23rd year of awarding this financial aid, which is funded through contributions from the state federated clubs and from individuals. Women receiving the awards over the years have come from a wide range of towns in the state.

Applications for the scholarship are available from the following members:

Betty Haggerty, 16 Taylor St., Bellows Falls, VT 05101, hubett@hotmail.com, (802) 463-4159
Joyce Lindamood, PO Box 92, Springfield, VT 05156, jmood@vermontel.net, (802) 885-4690
Darlene Remy, 20 South Hill, Ludlow, VT 05149, remyslp@comcast.net, (802) 345-1476

Applications are also available in the financial aid office of Community College of Vermont (CCV) in Springfield and Brattleboro, the River Valley Community College in Claremont, NH, as well as the office of SEVCA, Parks Place in Bellows Falls and the Rockingham Free Public Library. 

Completed applications are due to Betty Haggerty by Wednesday, March 15. Interviews will be conducted then awards will be made at the federation's annual meeting on May 6.

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