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2015 Success for Survivors Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Success for Survivors Scholarship. The 2015 application is now available.  below. For more information, contact the Programs department at Programs@GFWC.org or 202-347-3168.

$2,500 Scholarships for Intimate Partner Abuse Survivors

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is a national leader in the fight to end domestic violence. To emphasize our dedication to tackling this serious societal issue, GFWC launched the GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship in 2011, as part of our efforts to highlight the importance of rebuilding one’s life after experiencing intimate partner violence.

GFWC will award $2,500 scholarships to help intimate partner survivors obtain a post-secondary education that will offer them the chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.

Eligibility Requirements

 *According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the term “intimate partner violence” describes physical, sexual, and/or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy.

Important Dates

October 22, 2014 GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship application process opens
February 6, 2015 GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship application deadline
May 2015 - June 2015
Recipients notified
July 2015 Monetary awards sent to recipients upon receipt of enrollment verification 

Resources

2015 Success for Survivors Scholarship Flyer [PDF]
Sample 2015 Success for Survivors Scholarship Press Release for Clubs [Word] 
2015 Success for Survivors Scholarship Application [Fillable PDF]

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