GFWC-NC Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship DISTRICT 4 INFORMATION The DISTRICT 4 Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship is awarded to a candidate (male or female) nominated by a local GFWC-NC club in the district. The DISTRICT 4 winner receives a $2,500 one-time scholarship payment to the NC university/college they attend. The runner-up receives a $1,500 one-time scholarship payment to the NC university/college they attend.
The DISTRICT 4 winner proceeds to compete against candidates from other GFWC-NC districts for the GFWC-NC Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship which is a $12,000 scholarship over four years.
IMPORTANT NOTES: 1. Application form on page 7. A student email address, as well as a clubwoman email address should be included on the application form. 2. Recent photograph. 3. A personal letter as to why student desires to continue their education, the student’s future plans, and why financial aid is necessary. 4. Letter of recommendation from either the school principal, school guidance counselor, or a school teacher. 5. Letter of recommendation from a business or professional person OTHER THAN SCHOOL PERSONNEL. 6. Letter of recommendation from the President of sponsoring club. 7. High school transcript, with grades through the first semester of senior year, complete SAT and/or ACT scores, class rank with number of students in class, and grade point average weighted and unweighted. 8. Copy of most recent Federal Tax Returns or FAFSA Summary for applicant’s parent(s) and applicant. Document any significant changes in family income if necessary. Student should mark out SSN before submission.
Please submit 3 complete packets to: Denane Owen 223 Engleman Avenue Burlington, NC 27215 Interviews will take place in January 2024. Time and location to be determined. The winner and runner-up will be announced in February 2024 and will be introduced at the Spring/ARTS Festival Meeting.
GFWC-NC Greeson-Johnson Teaching Scholarship The GFWC-NC Greeson-Johnson Teaching Scholarship began with the 2010-2012 Administration as part of the Literacy campaign of State President Sharon Greeson and State Director of Juniors Andie Johnson.
The Teaching Scholarship is a one-time award given annually to an outstanding junior or senior student enrolled in the Teacher Education Program who has declared his/her major in education to become a K-12 teacher. Greeson-Johnson Teaching Scholarship
Success for Survivors Scholarship
As part of the GFWC Signature Program: Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention, the GFWC Success For Survivors Scholarship was created in 2012 to lend a helping hand to those impacted by intimate partner violence who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship aims to provide survivors with a means to achieve both financial and personal independence. Since its inception, GFWC has awarded more than $97,500 in scholarship funds
October 1, 2022 GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Opened February 4, 2023 GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Deadline May 2022 – June 2024 Recipients Notified July 2024 Monetary Awards Sent to Recipients Upon Receipt of Enrollment Verification