The Haywood County Democratic Women Scholarship has been established as a means of assisting a graduating female senior from Haywood County attend a community or 4-year institution of higher learning. Last year 2 – $500 scholarships were awarded.
The student must be a female and a graduating senior from an accredited Haywood County High School and reside in the county.
The student must have a 3.0 or better GPA
Potential for success/leadership qualities
Participation in extracurricular activities
Exceptional ability and involvement in community service
BASIS OF SELECTION
The process for selecting recipients of the Haywood County Democratic Women’s scholarship will be established by the Scholarship Committee. The committee will make a recommendation for the recipients of the scholarship. The selection process shall consist of a review and evaluation of the scholarship application and possibly a personal interview. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipients of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.
PAYMENT OF AWARD
Payment of scholarship awards will be made at the beginning of the school year or at the beginning of each semester. Checks will be made payable to the school for student’s account and will be forwarded to the financial aid office. A copy of the previous semester grades is required to be submitted to the Foundation before further payment will occur.