Optimist Support Worwic Scholarships

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The Club has provided $40,000 in financial support to WorWic Community College Scholarship program this current school year.

Eligible students must meet the following criteria:

  • A resident of Worcester County, Maryland 17-20 years of age
  • Enrolled in a credit program taking 6 or more credits OR Enrolled in one or more non-credit courses including continuing education or workforce development
  • Cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.5 or higher This is a need-based scholarship with preference given to students with the greatest financial need. An effort will be made to award at least one student from each high school in Worcester County (presently Pocomoke High School, Snow Hill High School and Stephen Decatur High School).

The recipients of this scholarship and the amount of each scholarship shall be selected by representatives of Wor-Wic Community College Foundation.