The Henry O. Peabody School for Girls, operating under the will of Henry O. Peabody to carry on his progressive visions, has established a student aid
program known as the Henry O. Peabody Scholarship Program. Awards will be made to women who live in Norfolk County, with first preference given to
residents of the Town of Norwood, second preference being given to residents of other towns which have significantly supported the Henry O. Peabody School, and third preference being given to residents of other towns in Norfolk County. The purpose of the scholarship program will be to enable women to acquire an independent livelihood.
Awards will be given for students in vocational-technical programs, junior and community college programs, and four-year college programs. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit and financial need of the applicant. Applications from women who are receiving aid to families with dependent children or are displaced homemakers will be given special consideration.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
Preference will be given to women who are:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need will be considered in determining the size of the award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the Henry O. Peabody School for Girls play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in May whether or not they have been awarded the scholarship. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Henry O. Peabody School for Girls. Payment is made in August.
Interested women must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship America postmarked no later than April 16. Grade reports are not acceptable. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment email is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship America to verify that the application has been received.
Applications are strongly encouraged from women who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a vocational-technical school.
Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Instructions for completing the Financial Data section of the application are included. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship America.
Questions regarding scholarship:
Henry O. Peabody Scholarship
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Postmark Deadline: April 16, 2020
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Applicants must print the page(s) of the application containing the Applicant Appraisal and Transcript Information sections (if part of the application) and submit to the appropriate individuals for completion (if applicable). These sections cannot be completed electronically.
Mail the completed application form (including the completed Appraisal and Transcript sections if part of the application, and any other required documents) to Scholarship America by the program’s application postmark deadline: April 16, 2020. The mailing address is on the application form.
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The Financial Data section of the application should be completed by parents, guardians, or by the applicant if independent. Independent is defined as one who is not claimed as a dependent by the parent/guardian for tax purposes. Information should be from a completed tax return filed with the IRS.
Independent students should only report those individuals who are supported by the reported income.
NOTE: Any exceptions to providing financial information as instructed above must be submitted to Scholarship America in writing.