FVJWC and GFWC Illinois offer a variety of scholarships each year to high school and college students.

FVJWC Scholarship

The Fox Valley Junior Woman’s Club Scholarship Program works to empower survivors of domestic violence through annual scholarships for education and job training.


The money maybe used to pay for tuition, books, and fees for classes, and a portion may be used to pay other
expenses which support the survivor’s education and job training efforts, such as child care or

GFWC Illinois Scholarships

GFWC Illinois offers several opportunities for scholarship awards! Please review the form below for guidelines and applications.

  • Taft Art Scholarship ($1000)

  • Arthur Grant Smith Drama Scholarship ($1000)

  • Hamilton Ridge Music Scholarship ($1000)

  • Illinois Cottage Park Ridge Vocational Scholarship for Girls ($1000)

  • Lincoln Lodge Vocational Scholarship for Boys ($1000)

  • Vina A. Miller Scholarship (Conservation 2019) ($1000)

  • GFWC Illinois Native American Scholarship ($750)

  • GFWC Illinois Cultural Exchange Scholarship ($500

GFWC Illinois Scholarships 2018-2019

If you are interested in filling out an application, it must be signed by a GFWC Illinois Club President.  

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