Staples HS Senior Scholarship Application 2022

Please download this PDF and fill it in to be considered for the Westport Womans Club Scholarship.

The Westport Woman’s Club is awarding college scholarships totaling $40,000 to deserving Staples High School Seniors who are graduating this spring. The WWC Scholarship Committee reports that due to challenges created by the current pandemic, this year’s review of the applications was especially difficult. Please join the WWC in congratulating these dedicated graduates on their scholarships and future plans for higher education: Tamikah Boyer (University of New Haven, “Emily Duvoisin” Scholarship), Nicole Caiati (Georgia State University), Victoria Caiati (Marist College), Alyssa Chariot (Penn State University), Anna Fuori (Penn State University, “Emily Fuller” Scholarship), Audrey Kramer (California Polytechnic State University), Ian Kramer (Penn State University), Katherine Meszaros (College of the Holy Cross, “Lea Ruegg” Scholarship), Niyhive Michel (Morgan State University) and Tomaso Scotti (University of CT), who was awarded the “Most Active Member” Scholarship in honor of this year’s most active WWC member, Mira Auxier.
The Westport Woman’s Club, organized in 1907, is a non-profit philanthropic organization dedicated to volunteerism and the raising of funds in support of the educational, charitable, cultural and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns. You do not have to be a Westport Resident to join The Westport Woman’s Club. To join, call the WWC office at 203-227-4240.

The Westport Woman’s Club presented scholarships totaling $38,000 at their annual Scholarship Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 23rd.  Recipients were Staples High School Seniors, and an adult woman pursuing a secondary education.  Thank you to our 2019 Scholarship Chairperson, Wendy McKeon, and her committee for all of their dedication to the application review and interview process, and for coordinating this morning event that honors these inspiring students. (more…)

The Westport Woman’s Club is offering a Scholarship to an outstanding woman enrolled in a post-secondary educational program. The award will be based on financial need and applicant goals upon program completion. Applications are due by March 29, 2019.  

Scholarship Application click here.   Please call the Westport Woman’s Club at 203-227-4240 if you have any questions. (more…)

The Westport Woman’s Club presented scholarships to Staples High School students at their Awards Breakfast on May 25th.  

Click here for details on Westportnow. (more…)

The Westport Woman’s Club offers a Scholarship to an outstanding adult enrolled in a post-secondary educational program. The award will be based on financial need and applicant goals upon program completion. Applications are due by April 13, 2018. Please call the Westport Women’s Club at (203) 227-4240 if you have any questions.

Click here to print an application (adult scholarship application)

The Westport Woman's Club Scholarship Committee Chairperson, Arlene Thrope, awarded $27,500 in college tuition scholarships to ten Staples High School seniors and one Adult Woman at our Annual Awards Breakfast on May 26.
 
We have been giving scholarships to Staples students every year since 1925. Proceeds from our Yankee Doodle Fair raffle tickets are used to help fund scholarships.

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The Westport Woman’s Club offers a Scholarship to an outstanding adult enrolled in a post-secondary educational program. The award will be based on financial need and applicant goals upon program completion. Applications are due by April 10, 2017. Please call the Westport Women’s Club at (203) 227-4240 if you have any questions.

Click here to print an application (adult scholarship application)

MANY THANKS to our WWC 2016 Scholarship Committee for a memorable Awards Program, along with the organizers of the Awards Breakfast:  Arlene Thrope, Chair, Mary Attanasio, Barbara Szefc, Barbara Raffel, Sandy Attwood.

Marilyn Killough, the WWC's 2016 Most Active Member, presented the Most Active Member Scholarship. (more…)

The Westport Woman’s Club offers an Adult Woman Scholarship to an outstanding adult who is continuing her education and is enrolled in an accredited college or university for a Bachelor’s or post-graduate degree. The individual must have successfully completed two or more years in of higher learning with a 3.0 average or better. The award will be made on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability. The deadline for submitting the application is April 11, 2016.

To obtain additional information and an application, please call the Westport Woman’s Club Office – 203-227-4240 or click here to print a copy - Adult Scholarship Application

 

The Westport Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee awarded a total of $30,000 in scholarships to (8) Staples High School seniors and (1) Adult Woman’s scholarship at their May 22, 2015 Scholarship Awards Ceremony.

The scholarship awards are based on financial need and scholastic ability (no lower than 3.0 academic GPA). (more…)

The Adult Woman Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding adult who is continuing her education and presently enrolled in a college or university.

Applicants for the adult scholarship must have successfully completed two or more years 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 ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 will be made on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability.

Wendy McKeon, Scholarship Chairperson, has advised that the deadline for application submission for the adult scholarship award is April 10, 2015.  To obtain additional information and an application, please call the Westport Woman’s Club Office – 203-227-4240 or click here to print copy - Adult Scholarship Application

Westport Woman’s Club Awards Scholarships

The Westport Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee awarded a total of $27,500 in scholarships to (7) Staples High School seniors and (1) Adult Woman’s scholarship at their May 23, 2014 Scholarship Awards Ceremony. (more…)

The Adult Woman Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding adult who is continuing her education and presently enrolled in a college or university.

Applicants for the adult scholarship must have successfully completed two or more years 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 will be made on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability. (more…)

The Westport Woman's Club Scholarship Committee awarded 10 scholarships at the May 24th Breakfast Ceremony held at the Westport Woman's Club.  The Scholarship Committee (Wendy McKeon – Chairlady, Sandy Atwood, Dorothy Francis, Amy Schneider and Catherine Smith),  spent many hours reading each and every transcript, meeting the scholarship recipients during the interview process at Staples High School and finally deciding who the 2013 recipients will be.  (more…)

The Adult Woman Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding adult who is continuing her education and presently enrolled in a college or university.

Applicants for the adult scholarship must have successfully completed two or more years 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 will be made on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability. (more…)

The Westport Woman's Club Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships to Staples High School seniors and one adult woman at their June 8th Scholarship Awards Ceremony.

The WWC scholarship awards, which totaled $27,500 this year, are based on academic achievement (no lower than 3.0 academic GPA), community service, extracurricular activities and financial need. (more…)

The Westport Woman's Club Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships to Staples High School seniors at their June 3rd Scholarship Awards Ceremony.
 
The WWC scholarship awards, which totaled $20,000 this year, are based on academic achievement (no lower than 3.0 academic GPA), community service, extracurricular activities and financial need. (more…)

Westport Woman's Club Awards Scholarships

The Westport Woman's Club Scholarship Committee awarded (11) scholarships to Staples High School seniors at their June 4th Scholarship Awards Ceremony.

The scholarship awards are based on financial need and scholastic ability (no lower than 3.0 academic GPA).

This year's scholarship recipients included Tanling Tsao (Lea Ruegg Scholarship) - Queensborough Community College; Ilana Sinay (Ina Bradley Scholarship) - University of Maryland; Joshua Sweet (Emily B. Fuller Scholarship) - Cornell University; Matthew Brill (Most Active Member Scholarship in honor of WWC member, Dorothy Curran) University of Vermont .

Additional Westport Woman's Club Scholarships were awarded to Melanie Martinez - Monmouth University; Stephanie Martinez - University of Mary Washington; Rebecca Watson - University of Vermont; Monika Goldschmidt -  Xavier University; Alena Serebryakova - Pace University; Jason Bennett - University of Connecticut; and Bailey Keehan - Coastal Carolina University.

The Westport Woman's Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of charitable, cultural, educational and public health services. In addition to supporting numerous community services, the Club offers a great number of social activities for its members and for the community at large. For membership information, please call the Club office at 227-4240 or visit - www.WestportWoman'sClub.org.

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