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Each year, the Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh awards a one-time scholarship in honor of Sallie Southall Cotten, a founder of the North Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs.
For 2019 – 2020, the scholarship amount is: $2,500.
The scholarship is open to all high school seniors from any Wake County high school. Applicants must attend a college or university in North Carolina in order to receive the scholarship.
Members of our Club’s Education Community Service Program will review all applications received and select a group of finalists to interview. One winner will be awarded the Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh’s Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship.
Our Club’s scholarship recipient will compete at the District VI scholarship competition. The recipient is expected to attend the GFWC-NC District VI Arts Festival to be interviewed by a panel of judges and possibly win additional scholarship monies of $1,000 (Club Year 2019 – 2020). The District VI Arts Festival for Club Year 2019 – 2020 is Saturday, February 15, 2020, 8am – 12pm at First Baptist Church Raleigh, 99 N Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27603.
The winner from each District in North Carolina goes on to compete for the State Scholarship of $12,000 which consists of $3,000 per year for four years!
The rules and requirements are available here: http://jwcraleigh.org/our-community/scholarships/sallie-southall-cotten-scholarship/
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