The following scholarship opportunities are available to Community Club students who are either graduating high school seniors or are in college (over 50 Community Club graduates are currently enrolled in college):
The next college meeting will be held in December 2014. This meeting is required for all college students on scholarship and graduates of Community Club currently in college who would like to participate in the scholarship.
New Futures (formerly Allen Gould Association) Scholars
Note: This information only applies to former Community Club students who, during their senior year of high school, applied for and were awarded a scholarship from the Allen Gould Youth and Family Learning Association.Before or at the beginning of each college term, scholars must provide the following to Susie Campbell:
The deadline for submitting these materials in order to receive scholarship monies for the Spring 2015 term is January 31, 2015.
If you are interested in learning more about, or contributing to, the New Futures Scholarships, please visit the New Futures website.
This scholarship is named after Dr. Kathryn G. Heath, a member of The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church for 59 years and a trustee. It is awarded to women who are distinguished by their academic ability, vision, dedication, and financial need. They must have and maintain a grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need, an intention to pursue a program of studies leading to a professional or para-professional career, and be admitted to a recognized post-secondary institution. Since the scholarship's inception in 1992, 28 female graduates of Community Club have received a combined $60,000 in Heath Scholarships.
Details for 2014-15 application process will be posted here in Spring 2015.
The objective of this scholarship, which is being funded by the Andrew Charles Dornan Memorial Fund and the Bruce Davie Memorial Fund, is to relieve college students (who are Community Club graduates in their final two years of college) of some of the burden of debt they incur as they move toward college graduation.In May 2014, Community Club Upperclass Scholarships totalling over $8,000 were awarded to four students scheduled to graduate from college by May 2015.
For Applicants in 2014-15. Community Club collegians who wish to apply in 2014-15 will need to provide:
Applications will be accepted beginning January 2, 2015 and must be received by February 1, 2015. You can (1) email them to Tom Karr, (2) fax them to Tom Karr at 202-772-9263, (3) for regular mail, email Tom Karr to request a mailing address.
If you send them by fax or regular mail, please email Tom Karr to advise that you have sent your application. When your application has been received, you will be sent an email confirming that receipt.
From 2005 until closing in early 2007, the Charles Henderson Estate Educational Trust provided over $105,000 in tuition scholarships to 20 Community Club graduates attending college. Seven of those students have graduated from college, and the remainder are well on their way to completing college. On behalf of those recipients, the Community Club thanks the Trust and its trustee E.M. “Mac” Gardiner, for the generous assistance provided by the Trust.
From 1990 through 2008 the Free The Children Trust awarded promising but needy high students in select mentoring programs, including Community Club, with four-year college scholarships. Over 20 Community Club students benefited from this program; on their behalf, Community Club gives thanks
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