Griswold Family Association




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 award $1,000 each to three students who meet the requirements as stated below. Determination are made on basis of financial need and academic achievement, with consideration given to all sections of the applications.

Applications for current year were received and are under review by committee members.  Winners will be notified by email and announced in the October 2019 Bulletin.

Applications for 2020-2021 will be posted in January with new essay questions and will also appear in the January 2020 GFA Bulletin. The deadline for those applications will be March 31, 2020.  Email us at if you have questions

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,

  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: TBA Jan 2020

  10. Required creative assignment: TBA Jan 2020 Email if you have questions.