Scholarship

Why a Scholarship?

GWIN believes in encouraging young women to excel in education.  Each Membership purchase is in part supporting the scholarship of one (1) female student each year.  This focused impact on our future is central to the community of GWIN.

About

Our member organization is dedicated to promoting the success of women by providing education, fostering relationships, and giving back to the community.

GWIN offers one $1,000 scholarship to one college or university student each year.

Recipients requirements are:

  • Identify as female
  • Full-time college or university student
  • Program of study is over 30 weeks in duration
  • Be enrolled in their first (1) year of studies or have completed at least one (1) year of studies;
  • Reside and/or a registered student at a College or University in Wellington County or the City of Guelph

In an effort in support of the next generation of women in business and professions, GWIN is acknowledging and supporting women who:

  • Show academic excellence
  • Show responsibility and leadership
  • Are involved in their local and scholastic community
  • Are working towards a career that will advocate, promote and enhance the success of women

Submit Your Application!

Application forms are available on this website beginning February of the award year. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

All applications must be submitted by May 31 of the current calendar year.

Comments from Past Winners:

“Attending the GWIN meeting was a spectacular experience. It was really powerful to see how building a community and creating connections can help individuals grow. Receiving this scholarship and becoming a part of that network has encouraged me to continue my journey of self-improvement by also helping others.”

– Morla Phan, 2018 Scholarship Recipient

“I just wanted to send you a note to thank you for inviting me to Tuesday night’s meeting and for selecting me as the winner of the GWIN scholarship this year. It was great to meet everyone and see how beneficial it is to have a network of women in Guelph. Talking to everyone and hearing about everyone’s business ventures made me feel quite honored and proud to be receiving an award from you. Receiving your scholarship allows me to continue to be heavily involved in many volunteer activities at the university and in the community. As a matter of fact, I just got invited to attend a National Slow Food Conference in Montreal. The cost to travel and stay in Montreal is quite high so I’ll be using part of the money you gave to me to go towards being able to travel to the conference. GWIN’s scholarship has already really helped me out!”

– Rebecca Gordon – 2014 Scholarship Recipient

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