The Women's Civic League (WCL) is always looking for worthwhile causes, programs and individuals to assist through grants and scholarships.
To be considered for a WCL Grant or Scholarship, submit your contact information and a brief description of the worthy individual and/or program to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarship Essay Competition
One goal of the Women's Civic League of St. Clair Shores is to reward high school students (male or female) who have exhibited exemplary service to their community in the form of government participation, volunteer activities and commitments. These types of volunteer activities may include service projects such as: tutoring, coaching, child care, hospital or hospice care, community service projects, scouting, junior achievement or other activities within St. Clair Shores. This scholarship recognizes a student who has unselfishly dedicated his or her time and efforts outside of school to various forms of community service activities.
We are now accepting Scholarship Applications for 2017. Applicants must complete the Application Form and return it to the address provided on the application postmarked no later than Friday, April 7, 2017.
2016 Scholarship Essay Competition Winners
Pictured from left to right, Julia Wood, Holly Ferguson, Mayor Kip Walby & Sarah VanVechten.
Our 2016 winners and their topics
Our Third Place Winner of $200, who wrote about Elizabeth Cady Stanton - leader of the women's rights movement is Holly Ferguson of South Lake High School who plans to attend Wayne State University with a focus in Social Work in the fall. Congratulations Holly.
Our Second Place Winner of $500, who wrote about Susan B. Anthony - a labor activist, eductional reformer and women's rights compaigner is Julia Wood of the International Academy of Macomb who plans to attend Oakland University with a focus on Actuarial Science in the fall. Congratulations Julia.
Our First Place Winner of $1500, who wrote about Sack A Ja We A (Sacagawea) a Shoshone Indian girl born on the plains of the young United States around 1788 is Sarah Van Vechten of the Van Vecten Academy Homeschool who plans to attend Macomb Community College with a focus in Occupational Therapy in the fall. Congratulations Sarah.