WEA Scholarship

WEA Scholarship for member’s children working towards an undergraduate degree

  • Scholarship applications will open in April 2014
  • Please register (coming in Mar 2014) if you will be applying. Do this before April 8, 2014 so we know how many applicants there will be. Note: You can still apply if you didn’t pre-register!
  • WEA Scholarship 2014 : information about the scholarship requirements and printable application form
  • Application interactive pdf application form Note: you must save to local computer before filling out
  • Note: Deadline for all materials to be received by John Horrigan at CMS is Friday, April  25, 2014
  • Actual grants will be in the range of $200 – $250 each and will depend on total number of applicants as well as number of applicants from one family and grant amounts awarded in previous years.

There will be 15 – $300 scholarships offered for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship is for undergraduate university or college students. Depending on number of applicants, the grant may be reduced to less than $300 with a minimum of $200 per applicant.

The following criteria will be used in selecting the students to receive the scholarships:

  1. Applicant must be the child of a WEA member.
  2. Applicant must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a full time program at a college/university or an accredited post-secondary institution. This program is for undergraduate students only.
  3. Applicant must attend school in the Fall of 2014.
  4. Applicant must have a firm commitment to further education and demonstrate a sense of direction.
  5. Applicant must have at least a 2.75 grade point average.
  6. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. If all other qualifications are equal, financial need will predominate.
  7. Prior WEA Scholarship recipients are eligible to apply but previous grant amounts may be taken into consideration when awarding scholarships.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of:

  1. Financial need
  2. School and community involvement
  3. Evidence of self-help
  4. Scholastic performance
  5. Satisfactory completion of application form

 

Comments are closed.