Success for Survivors Scholarship

Success for Survivors Scholarship

As part of the GFWC Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention, the GFWC Success For Survivors Scholarship was created in 2011 to lend a helping hand to those impacted by intimate partner violence who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship aims to provide survivors with a means to achieve both financial and personal independence. Since its inception in 2011, GFWC has awarded over $50,000 in scholarship funds.

You can change a life. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Success For Survivors Scholarship fund today.

2017 Scholarship Application

The Success for Survivors Scholarship application deadline is February 3, 2017! Applicants can mail completed applications to GFWC headquarters at:

Attn: Success for Survivors Scholarship
1734 N St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Or email completed applications to (Include “Scholarship” in the subject line)

2017 Electronically Fillable Success for Survivors Scholarship Application

Important Dates:

October 10, 2017 GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Opens
February 3, 2017 GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Deadline
May 2017 – June 2017 Recipients Notified
July 2017 Monetary Awards Sent to Recipients Upon Receipt of Enrollment Verification

April 18

Interactive Map of GFWC Pinwheel Gardens 2017

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Success For Survivors Scholarship

Each year, GFWC awards scholarships to help intimate partner abuse survivors obtain a post-secondary education that offers a chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.

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