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 $80,000 in scholarship funds.
You can change a life. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Success For Survivors Scholarship fund today.
2021 Scholarship Application
Completed applications will be 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, 2020||GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Opens|
|February 5, 2021||GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship Application Deadline|
|May 2021 – June 2021||Recipients Notified|
|July 2021||Monetary Awards Sent to Recipients Upon Receipt of Enrollment Verification|
If there is time in the day to lend a helping hand, Irene Iverson will do it. A member of two GFWC clubs and recent honoree of the One OC Spirit of Volunteerism Award for 2014, Irene has been an active leader in her community since she joined the Red Cross as a volunteer at 15.
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.
GFWC Millington Junior Women's Club
Each year April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Kathleen Sweeney, Executive Director/Forensic Interviewer of The Child Advocacy Center of Tuscola County (CACTC), spoke at GFWC Millington Junior Women's Club (Michigan) monthly meeting and told members that 10% of the 235 reported cases of child abuse in 2017 in Tuscola County were from Millington Township, including Millington. It inspired them to take action with the "Color Me Blue" Project.