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Elda C. Penny - Graham County Woman's Club Scholarship

The Elda C. Penny - Graham County Woman’s Club Scholarship is a gift from Elda C. Penny to help support the costs of higher education for students from Graham County.

Amount

One-time $1,000

Number of Awards

One Award

Deadline

Jan. 16, 2018

Eligibility

One scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Robbinsville High School who will attend any accredited college, university or community college within the U.S. and be enrolled in a full-time course of study. 

The Community Foundation scholarships will be awarded without regard to age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious belief, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Selection Criteria

  • Strong moral character
  • Academic ability/achievement
  • Community service/outstanding contributions to school and community
  • Extracurricular activities and/or work experience
  • Financial need (considered, but less important than other stated criteria)

Application Procedure

To apply, students must complete an application online.  The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.

To apply, students must complete an application online.  The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.

The scholarship program is administered by The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina.  Please direct any questions about this scholarship to the Foundation's Scholarship Officer, Lezette Parks, parks@cfwnc.org.

Link to the online application will be posted early November 2017.

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