Applying for Annual Scholarships

WHJWC Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2023

Applicants must be either:

  • High school seniors graduating from Wellesley High School
  • Wellesley residents graduating from high school in or outside of Wellesley; or
  • Wellesley residents currently attending undergraduate institutions on a full-time basis

Applications are evaluated based on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in community service.

Scholarship awardees are eligible to receive multi-year awards. Students must reapply annually to be considered. Students must maintain a cumulative 2.3 grade point average every year that they apply for a scholarship.

How to Apply

Please complete the Town of Wellesley “Common Scholarship and Financial Aid Application” which is available through the WHS Guidance Office or at www.wellesleyscholarshipfoundation.org.

Your completed application should include:

  • 2022 Common Application Form
  • Community Service Statement
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (High School Seniors only);
    • For Wellesley High School Students: WHJWC will coordinate the provision of the teacher recommendation on your behalf from the Wellesley High School Guidance Department.
    • For students enrolled at schools other than Wellesley High School: Teachers submit the completed recommendation form via email [email protected] or by mail to the mailing address listed below. Teacher Recommendation Forms are available here.
  • Transcript
    • For Wellesley High School Students: WHJWC will coordinate the provision of the transcript on your behalf from the Wellesley High School Guidance Department.
    • For students enrolled at schools other than Wellesley High School: please submit your transcript via email [email protected] or by mail to the mailing address listed below.
  • Financial Aid Profile: CSS (College Scholarship Service)

Reapplicants

Previous WHJWC scholarship recipients are required to reapply each year. The application for reapplicants can be found here. (Please note this is a different form than the one listed above for first-time applicants.)

Completed Applications Should Be:

Emailed to: [email protected]

Or Mailed to:
WHJWC Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 81351
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-0003

For more information, please contact the WHJWC Scholarship Chair, at [email protected]

Notification of the committee’s decision regarding your request will be made via email and in written form by the end of May, with funds distributed in May or June.

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For more information, please contact the WHJWC Scholarship Chair, at [email protected]

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