Guidelines for the GFWC-MFWC Hebron
Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship, known as the Hebron Memorial Scholarship, shall be maintained by the GFWC-Mississippi Federation of Women’s Clubs, Inc.  Only female residents of Mississippi shall be eligible to apply.  This scholarship shall be a grant, and only one may be granted during one year, except with the approval of the Executive Committee.  A holder of the scholarship is eligible for consideration by the Scholarship Committee to receive the grant for an additional year or years.

The following rules shall govern this scholarship:

  1. The maximum amount of this grant shall be one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
  2. The applicant must meet the following requirements:
    • Application must be made in writing to the Chairman of the Hebron Memorial Scholarship Committee before February 1 for use within that year.
    • The applicant must be a resident of Mississippi, having graduated from an accredited high school with a good scholastic average; or in the case of an applicant for graduate school, she must have graduated from an accredited college and must be attending an accredited graduate school.
    • The applicant must be endorsed by three (3) members of the GFWC-Mississippi Federation of Women’s Clubs.
    • The application must be accompanied by recommendations from three (3) other persons relative to scholarship, character, and qualities of leadership.
    • The applicant must signify her intention of completing her degree within a four-year period.
  3. Preference will be given to areas of service where it is felt there is the need in the state.
  4. This scholarship shall not be limited to any particular year in college, but is limited to Mississippi Institution of Higher learning.  The scholarship must be sent directly to the Institution the grantee plans to attend.  The Scholarship Grantee should attend the State Convention or State Board Meeting to receive recognition.

To Apply:
Complete the GFWC-MFWC Hebron Memorial Scholarship Application Form. 

Application Form:
Application Form

Postmark Deadline:
Application must be postmarked by February 1of each calendar year. Please note:  if the postmark deadline for an application/form falls on a Sunday, the application/form MUST be postmarked by the prior Saturday.

Mail To:
Mail entries to Lynn Blaylock, GFWC-MFWC Hebron Memorial Scholarship Chairman