Educational scholarship applications available through the Boca Grande Woman’s Club

October 8, 2021
By Staff Report

The Scholarship committee of the Boca Grande Woman’s Club is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year.

Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria: 1) Have applied for admission to a school of higher education, such as a university, college, trade or vocational school; 2) Demonstrate a high school grade point average of B or better;  3) reside in Boca Grande, or be the child or grandchild or such resident, or be the child of a parent, grandparent, or guardian currently employed a minimum of two years and whose primary source of income comes from work on Boca Grande, or 4) be an applicant who personally contributes to the Boca Grande Community and has documentation of employment/and or volunteer work for a minimum of 20 hours per week for at least 40 weeks over a two year period.

Additionally, the applicant must complete a FAFSA form.  Go to fafsa.gov online and submit current SAR (Student Aid Report) as part of the application.

Complete and submit the BGWC Scholarship application available online at www.bocagrandewomansclub.org/scholarships/submission

Applications are also available at Lemon Bay High School Career Center for LBHS students.

Deadline for applications is February 1,2022. Interviews for all students who qualify for the program will be scheduled in early March.

Founded in 1948, the Boca Grande Woman’s Club began sponsoring scholarships in the early 1970’s. Since that time, over 200 students have participated in the program, many of them the first in their families to attend college. The program has grown dramatically in recent years. Thirty-two scholars are receiving financial support from the Boca Grande Woman’s Club for the Fall 2021 semester.