For over 23 years the BWL has awarded scholarships to graduating Beavercreek High School seniors. The dollar amount changes yearly based on proceeds raised for our annual scholarship luncheon. The students complete an application at the high school and are interviewed by a panel of teachers, counselors, and community representatives. For the BWL scholarship we look for students who make good grades, are involved in school and/or community activities, exhibit need, and show capability of doing college work. The scholarships are announced and awarded at the local scholarship assembly at the high school with parents and friends invited to attend.
Proceeds from the BWL Scholarship Luncheon help area Beavercreek High School students and "Women in Transition" to further their education by awarding scholarships to assist with college tuition and expenses. Scholarship funds are not only raised through the sale of the luncheon tickets, but also through the sale of raffle tickets (to try to win a basket) and the purchase of auctioned items and party reservations.
2023 Beavercreek High School Winners Announced! Share with us congratulating these young scholars.
Alexis Buzzell has already earned 74 hours of College Credit Plus (CCP) at Sinclair, has a 3.9 GPA, and will continue her education at Wright State. She plans to major in psychology, minor in English and motion pictures. Band has been a major part of Alexis's life for all four school years. She was selected to be a section leader in marching band and indoor percussion ensemble. Both parents are BHS graduates class of 1990.
Madison Robinette has a 3.7 GPA and plans to attend Ohio University to major in nursing. She hopes to work in pediatrics or emergency rooms. She has been in color/winter guard all four years and was a co-captain in her senior year. Madison earned her silver award in Girl Scouts. She has been a trainer at McDonald's for two years.
Chloe Trimmer is headed to Miami University to study finance and marketing. She has a 4.0 GPA and has already earned 27 CCP credits. Chloe listed many volunteer activities for many organizations in school and the community. She is a member of National Honor Society, in choir all four years, played soccer and ran track.. She has worked at the YMCA as a swim instructor for two years.
Kylar Webb has earned 12 CCP hours at Sinclair, has a 3.9 GPA, and plans to continue her education at Wright Stare majoring in business. She's been in student council all four years, helped organize homecoming, and volunteered at the senior center, She's worked at Wendy's for over two years and plans to live at home.
Each will receive $2000 to use for tuition, books, or lab fees.
The Beavercreek Women's League awards college scholarships valued at one thousand dollars or more to non-traditional female students. Twenty-two years ago the organization started a scholarship program to benefit Greene County women who are returning to school and have a financial need to complete their education.
The post-secondary scholarship must be used for tuition, lab fees, or other required instructional materials. Funds will be deposited in the college bursar's office in the recipient's name with the Student ID number.
Candidates applying for the Beavercreek Women's League "Women-in-Transition" Scholarship 2023 must be female, born in or before 1998, and a resident of Greene County, Ohio. Other requirements include a minimum total of 20 college credit hours from an accredited college within the past five years, a recent college transcript, a Personal Statement essay, and a minimum of five credit hours per semester while utilizing the scholarship funds.
Applications for 2024 will be made available February 2024.
BWL Scholarships are funded through sales of the annual scholarship luncheon tickets as well as silent auction ticket sales. Currently, the group generally gives at least one Women-in-Transition scholarship per year. Since the grant's inception, over one hundred thousand dollars has been awarded to Greene County non-traditional female students who need help paying for their post-secondary education.
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