GRISWOLD FAMILY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS 2018-9 SCHOOL YEAR
The Griswold Family Association Scholarship has been created in order to financially help 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. Competition is fierce so please re-apply each year that your are in school! We are currently reviewing applications: results will be announced in June 2018
GFA Scholarship Application Requirements: BE SURE TO COMPLETE ALL 10 SECTIONS
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.
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").
Three-page scholarship application submitted. The applicant must show that financial aid would behelpful, and will be required to submit Part IIi - Financial Data of the application.
Membership in organizations.
Aspirations for the future.
Personal circumstances, if warranted
Transcript of grades, from college or high school, submitted with application or sent by school
Topical theme essay: using not more than two double-spaced, typed pages, write an essay commenting on the following question: If you were a genealogist in the 1600’s and interviewed Michael Griswold, what would you ask him. Compile a list of questions you would ask. Research reference www.griswoldfamily.org for information on Michael Griswold.
Requiredcreative assignment: Use an 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of paper to create something. You can blueprint your future home, create a new product, design a costume or theatrical set, compose a score or do something entirely different. Let your imagination wander for full application forms, request by E-mail from Contact@griswoldfamily.org