by Jake Katz As college approaches, many seniors are looking for scholarship opportunities in order to lessen the burden on their wallets. There are many local scholarship opportunities for WHS seniors:
The College Men’s Club offers a scholarship for graduating male students who are in financial need. This scholarship application requires an essay.
The College Women’s Club of Westfield offers a scholarship to a female senior who has lived in Westfield for at least one year. Financial need is required to be eligible for this scholarship.
The Westfield Parent-Teacher Council offers a scholarship to a graduating senior male or female. An interview as well as a copy of a completed FAFSA is required.
The WHS Rotary Club offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who is in need of financial aid and has demonstrated academic excellence at WHS. An interview and an essay are also required.
The Westfield Education Association offers a scholarship to graduating WHS seniors male or female. The application for this scholarship requires a completed Common App, one transcript and one teacher recommendation.
The Westfield Foundation offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who is in the top 25 percent of his or her class and demonstrates financial need. A copy of the FAFSA is also required.
The Gregg F. Clyne Memorial Foundation offers a scholarship to students who have been accepted to the University of Delaware, and have maintained no less than 3.2 GPA throughout high school. An interview is also required.
The William E. Wyman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who plan to attend a licensed technical school, vocational school or accredited college.
UNICO offers a scholarship for a graduating senior who is a United States citizen of Italian heritage, demonstrates financial need and has shown academic success, leadership and character.
The Westfield Jaycees offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who is in financial need. A FAFSA as well as a 250-500 word essay that focuses on community service is required.
Applications for the following scholarships are available in the Guidance Office.