GFWC BRANDON SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The General Federation of Women’s Club Brandon Service League annually awards two scholarships to graduating seniors in the Brandon area. A third scholarship is available to adult women only who need further education or training to reenter the work force or improve their professional skills. The scholarships are not a full scholarship. Applicants therefore need to ensure that they have reliable access to other financial resources to cover the funding gap. The $1000 scholarships are intended as a contribution to tuition fees and academic course materials. They are specific to certain areas of study. If you think you qualify for one of the three outlined below please fill out the application, follow all directions, and mail to the appropriate address.
The Reynolds and Claire Bryan Scholarship for the Arts
Named in honor of the late BSL past-president Claire Bryan and her husband Reynolds for their numerous contributions to the Country Jamboree, this scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who plan to obtain a degree from an accredited college in an area of the arts.
- Open to all graduating High School seniors.
- Must plan to obtain a degree in any area of the arts – art, music, theatre, or a teaching degree in any of these areas.
Women in Education Scholarship
Honoring the many BSL members who have dedicated their lives to education, this scholarship is bestowed to graduating female seniors or women enrolling in college for the purpose of obtaining a degree in Education at an approved institution.
- Open to all graduating female seniors.
- Must plan to obtain a degree in Education in order to pursue a teaching career.
The Pat and Lee Elam Scholarship for the Renaissance Woman
Paying tribute to BSL past-president Pat Elam and her husband Lee, this scholarship is granted to women needing further education or training to enter or reenter the work force due to life and/or family changes.
- Open only for adult women, due to life or family changes, find themselves in need of further training or education.
- Must plan to attend a technical school, community college or University to attain this training
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Judy Darsey, Education/Scholarship Chairman at