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 2012 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, GFWC has awarded over $60,000 in scholarship funds.
You can change a life. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Success For Survivors Scholarship fund today.
2020 Scholarship Application
The application can be found here. Completed applications were sent to GFWC headquarters at:
Attn: Success for Survivors Scholarship
1734 N St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Or email completed applications to Programs@gfwc.org (Include “Scholarship” in the subject line)
|October 1, 2019||GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Opens|
|February 7, 2020||GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Deadline|
|May 2020 – June 2020||Recipients Notified|
|July 2020||Monetary Awards Sent to Recipients Upon Receipt of Enrollment Verification|
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Success For Survivors Scholarship
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