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WHJWC SCHOLARSHIPS

 

WHJWC Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2022


ELIGIBILITY


Applicants must be either:

  • High school seniors graduating from Wellesley High School
  •  Wellesley residents graduating from high school in or outside of Wellesley; or
  • Wellesley residents currently attending undergraduate institutions on a full-time basis
  • Applications are evaluated based on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in community service.

 

Scholarship awardees are eligible to receive multi-year awards. Students must reapply annually to be considered. Students must maintain a cumulative 2.3 grade point average every year that they apply for a scholarship.

How to Apply

First Time Applicants



Please complete the Town of Wellesley “Common Scholarship and Financial Aid Application” which is available through the WHS Guidance Office or at www.wellesleyscholarshipfoundation.org.


Your completed application should include:

  • 2022 Common Application Form
  • Community Service Statement
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (High School Seniors only); 
  • For Wellesley High School Students: WHJWC will coordinate the provision of the teacher recommendation on your behalf from the Wellesley High School Guidance Department.
  • For students enrolled at schools other than Wellesley High School: Teachers submit the completed recommendation form via email  whjwcscholarships@gmail.com or by mail to the mailing address listed below.   Teacher Recommendation Forms are available here.
  • Transcript
  • For Wellesley High School Students: WHJWC will coordinate the provision of the transcript  on your behalf from the Wellesley High School Guidance Department.
  • For students enrolled at schools other than Wellesley High School: please submit your transcript  via email  whjwcscholarships@gmail.com or by mail to the mailing address listed below.   


How to Apply

Returning Student

 

Previous WHJWC scholarship recipients are required to reapply each year. The application for returning students can be found below. Please note this is a different form than the one listed above for first-time applicants.)

One-Time Named Scholarship Awards

The following three one-time scholarships are available in addition to our regular Scholarship Program. If you would like to be considered for either scholarship, please be sure to check the box indicating your interest on the Common Application and include a statement outlining your interest in and qualifications for the award(s). Applicants must fulfill the requirements for the general WHJWC Scholarship Program.

Patricia C. Doiron Memorial Scholarship

High school seniors who have shown a commitment to Early Childhood Education through participation in the Child Lab program at Wellesley High School are eligible for the Patricia C. Doiron Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of Mrs. Doiron, a former Club member.


Suzanne Stevens Scholarship

High school seniors or current college students who have demonstrated academic strength and commitment to community service despite adversity or hardship are eligible for the Suzanne Stevens Scholarship, named in honor of Mrs. Stevens, a former Club president.


Brenda Capobianco Scholarship

Female college-bound high school seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, and an express interest in pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics are eligible for the Brenda Capobianco Scholarship. This award is administered by WHJWC on behalf of Dr. Brenda Capobianco. Dr. Capobianco is a WHS graduate, WHJWC scholarship recipient, science teacher educator and researcher in STEM education.


Completed Applications Should Be:



Emailed to: whjwcscholarships@gmail.com

Or Mail: WHJWC Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 81351

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-0003

For more information, please contact the WHJWC Scholarship Chair, at whjwcscholarships@gmail.com

Notification of the committee’s decision regarding your request will be made via email and in written form by the end of May, with funds distributed in May or June.