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Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship

The Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $500
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be a legal resident of Massachusetts and submit a letter of endorsement from the president of the sponsoring GFWC of Massachusetts club in the community of legal residence, college transcript, personal statement, and a recommendation from the department head of major. SASE required.
Eligibility: College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
245 Dutton Road, Box 679
Sudbury, MA 01776-0679
Phone Number: 978 443 4569

You can find out more by contacting:

Jane Howard
Scholarship Chairperson

Email Address:
Phone Number: 781 444 9105

One may find it helpful to check out any material provided for the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. A good first step is to seek to understand the potential motivations of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA) and what they hope to achieve with the Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship. If you are qualified, verify that there is a reasonable chance to obtain the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance of actually being awarded the Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship, then you should fill out an application.

An important aspect of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are lengthy and boring, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application properly and in its entirety. It would be awful to be denied on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship confers the award and actually dispenses any funds in order to stay informed about if you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with the expenses associated with school and how it will assist with your future, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to cover all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship, try not to be upset, there will be alternative scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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