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'Adult Woman' scholarship applications available

Published 4:20 pm, Thursday, March 27, 2014
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The Westport Woman's Club is accepting applications for its Adult Woman Scholarship Award.

The club said the scholarship is given annually to "an outstanding woman" who is enrolled at a college or university.

The award will be made on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability, the club said. In recent years, the grant has ranged from $1,000 to $2,000.

To qualify, a woman must have successfully completed two or more years at an accredited college or university, have a 3.0 grade-point average, and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree, the club said in a news release.

The application deadline is Thursday, April 10.

Organized in 1907, the Westport Woman's Club is a nonprofit philanthropic organization whose stated mission is volunteerism and raising money to support educational, charitable, cultural and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns.

To obtain an application or for information, visit www.westportwomansclub.org or call the Westport Woman's Club at 203-227-4240.