GWC Scholoarships

Greenland Women’s Club Scholarships

GFWC has been promoting and supporting education since its inception; today education continues to be a major area of focus of our club.

Two (2) $1000 Scholarships
 One scholarship will be awarded to a High School Senior who is a resident of Greenland, NH who will attend an accredited two-or four-year college, university or technical school full time.

One scholarship will be awarded to a Female resident of Greenland, NH who will be continuing, returning or starting later in life an accredited two-or four-year college, university or technical school or continuing education program for certification.


Application Requirements for High School Seniors

1) Local Scholarship Application to include details of employment, volunteer and extracurricular history with number of years of participation for each activity listed. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE FINANCIAL INFORMATION.Note: This application is also available through the Guidance Department at Portsmouth High School.

2) Academic Transcript.

3) Personal Essay by candidate (no more than 2 pages) to include:

  • a) School(s) to which you have been accepted, and the one you plan to attend and why.

  • b) A description of your career plans and ambitions.

  • c) Description of a life or educational experience that influenced your decisions about your future goals.

4) Recommendation(s) (not to exceed 2) from an adult (teacher, coach, employer etc.) who knows you well and can speak to your character. 

All information concerning candidates will be held
confidential by the committee.

DEADLINE:  April 1, 2020

MAIL TO: Greenland Women’s Club Scholarship, PO Box 151, Greenland, NH 03840

ATTACHMENTS: Local Scholarship Application, Academic Transcript, Personal Essay and Recommendation(s).


Application Requirements for Female Residents

1) Professional Resume to include details of employment, volunteer and community service history with number of years of participation in each listed.PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE FINANCIAL INFORMATION.

2) Academic Transcript/or 2 Personal References.

3) Personal Essay by candidate (no more than 2 pages) to include:

  • a) School(s)/Program to which you have been accepted, and the one you plan to attend and why.

  • b) A description of the program you will attend, and your career plans and ambitions.

  • c) Description of a life or educational experience that influenced your decisions about your future goals.

4) Recommendation(s) (not to exceed 2) from an adult (employer, community member etc.)
who knows you well and can speak to your character. 

All information concerning candidates will be held confidential by the committee.

DEADLINE:  April 1, 2020
MAIL TO: Greenland Women’s Club Scholarship, PO Box 151, Greenland, NH 03840
ATTACHMENTS: Resume, Academic Transcript/References, Personal Essay and Recommendation(s).