Scholarship

2020-21 Scholarship Opportunities

Adult Woman's Scholarship in Memory of Janet Achille

The Peterborough Woman’s Club of New Hampshire is offering a $1000 scholarship in memory of Janet Achille.

Any woman over the age of 21 residing in the ConVal School District who wants to obtain educational credentials or skills so that she may return to work, further her career, or pursue a change in career may apply.

2020 Application and Deadline: June 1, 2020

ConVal School District

Each year, the PWC presents one $1500 college scholarship to a high school senior girl from the ConVal School District, to honor and recognize outstanding service to her school and the greater community. Female ConVal High School seniors can apply with the 2021 ConVal Regional High School Scholarship Application accessed through Naviance. The PWC’s version of that same application (see attachment below) can also be used by ConVal students or by any female high school senior in the district. Either form of the application will be accepted. Applications and all supporting materials must be returned either to the ConVal guidance department or emailed to laurenmartin24@gmail.com by Wed. April 15, 2021 at 3:00pm. For questions about the application, contact Lauren Martin at laurenmartin24@gmail.com.

Girl Scout Camperships

Girl Scout camperships available

The Peterborough Woman’s Club is entering its 13th year of awarding a Campership to young girls in the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountain Council in the Contoocook Valley School District in the towns of Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon and Temple. One or more Camperships will be awarded to scouts from Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior or Ambassador levels. The girls must be in grades 1 through 12 and planning to participate in any Girl Scout camp or opportunity: day camp, residential or Girl Scout destination.

The campership was established by Virginia Peterson, a long time member of the club who has been dedicated to girl scouting for more than 50 years. Her desire is to help girls have a more in-depth experience in scouting. Their development of courage, confidence, character and the desire to make the world a better place strongly correlates with the mission of the Peterborough Woman’s Club.

Application deadline TBA. To obtain an application contact a Girl Scout leader please contact us.

MAxt Makerspace Scholorship

The Peterborough Woman’s Club of New Hampshire raised funds offering a one-year scholoarship to MAxT Makerspace in Peterborough.

Any woman between the ages of 16- 21 currently residing in the ConVal School District or ConVal alumna taking a gap year who want to obtain or further their skills within MAxT space appplied. MAxT space members include artists, musicians, craftspeople, programmers, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

Our first scholarship was awarded and we will make an announcement soon.