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Scholarship opportunity available

AMSTERDAM — The General Federation of Womens Clubs at the Century Club of Amsterdam has scholarship opportunities for college students entering their junior or senior year in a graduate school in an accredited college in New York state, according to a news release.

There is a $1,000 award given by GFWC-NY to a student who is entering the junior or senior year in an accredited college in New York state. The applicants are to be residents of New York state and a citizen of the United States. All applications are to include a college transcript and a completed entry form. The selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership qualities and financial need. The deadline for submitting the application is Feb. 1, 2021.

The Marie P. Booth Scholastic Award is available to a resident of the New York State Federation of Women’s Clubs-Adirondack District entering the junior or senior year in a college in New York state. A completed application form, one letter of recommendation, a note from the applicant and a college transcript will be forwarded to the GFWC Century Club chairman by March 15, 2021. The Century Club will sponsor one applicant from this area as a finalist in the Adirondack District.

The SHZ Award, in the amount of $1,000, will be available to a junior, senior or graduate college student who is majoring in the field of art education and desires to continue professional art training to become an art educator or professional artist. The applicant must be a resident of New York state. The completed application form, letters of recommendation, transcripts, a digital compact disc, slides, photos and other materials for the SHZ Scholarship must be received by the Century Club Scholarship chairman by Feb. 1, 2021.

The Century Club will sponsor one applicant from this area as finalist in each of the above statewide competitions.

The application forms or any additional information may be obtained by contacting Helen Seward, scholarship chairman at (518) 366-2509. The forms are also available online at www.centuryclubof amsterdam.org.

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