Griswold Family Association
 
   
   
 

                                                                       

 
 
 
 


GRISWOLD FAMILY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS 

The Griswold Family Association Scholarships provide financial help to a GFA member or member’s child with expenses incurred with an undergraduate education at an accredited institution. . Grandparents and other relatives are encouraged to pass on the scholarship information and membership application to their family members. We will award $1,000 each to three students who meet the requirements as stated below. Determination will be made on basis of financial need and academic achievement, with consideration given to all sections of the applications. Applications for next year will be due by May31, 2019 and will be reviewed by the committee and results announced in June and in the October 2019 Bulletin.

GFA Scholarship Requirements: 

  1. Eligibility for the scholarship is based on active membership or being the son or daughter of an active member. Membership applications are available in our quarterly Bulletins or on our website, www.griswoldfamily.org.

  2. Applications pending or acceptance at one or more accredited undergraduate educational institutions. Students applying to or enrolled in graduate school are not eligible to apply. Students must be taking at least nine credit hours each semester or quarter ("3/4 time").

  3. Three-page scholarship application submitted. The applicant must show that financial aid would be helpful, and will be required to submit Part IIi - Financial Data of the application.

  4. Work experience.

  5. Membership in organizations.

  6. Aspirations for the future.

  7. Personal circumstances, if warranted

  8. Transcript of grades, from college or high school, submitted with application or sent by school

  9. Topical theme essay: using not more than two double-spaced, typed pages, write an essay commenting on the following: Tell us a story that concerns any aspect of your family or local history from anywhere and from any era. {Does not have to be a Griswold story}. Use two double-space pages for your essay, (digital format preferred)
  10. Required creative assignment: Create an original design for a Griswold Family logo and submit in digital format to Contact@griswoldfamily.org. Email if you have questions.

PRINT OUT APPLICATION PAGES 1-3 AND EITHER SEND BY MAIL TO:  AMY RYAN DAY, 9031 PEMBROKE CT, FORT MILL SC 29707

OR SCAN PAGES AND EMAIL TO Contact@griswoldfamily.org.   APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MAY 31ST 2019