About the Scholarship
The League of Women Voters Newton offers two scholarships for graduating high school seniors who reside or attend school in Newton & who have plans to continue their education after graduation (college, vocational education, etc.). Successful applicants have a strong interest in civic engagement. The LWVN scholarship program was launched in 2021, granting $1,000 scholarship to two deserving college-bound students. LWVN is pleased increase the scholarship amount in 2023 to $2,000.
- The student lives in/goes to school in Newton. This would include public and private school students, METCO students, and students who are home-schooled.
- In life and through school work, the student holds core values that are in alignment with those of the League.
- The student has a strong interest in promoting both the democratic process and positive solutions to public policy issues.
Timeline and Application
- Apply online using the 2023 LWVN Scholarship Application (link coming soon!).
- The application process will open on January 1 and will be due on March 31.
- During March and April, evaluation teams will review applications and make a final decision.
- Awards will be made on May 1.