Elda C. Penny - Graham County Woman's Club Scholarship

The Elda C. Penny - Graham County Woman's Club Scholarship is a gift from Elda C. Penny to help support the costs of higher education for students from Graham County.


One-time $2,000

Number Of Awards

One Award


Jan. 22, 2024


One scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Robbinsville High School who will attend any accredited college, university or community college within the U.S. and be enrolled in a full-time course of study.

CFWNC ensures that all scholarship recipients are selected on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis and that selections are based on specific guidelines and criteria for each fund.

Selection Criteria

  • Strong moral character
  • Academic ability/achievement
  • Community service/outstanding contributions to school and community
  • Extracurricular activities and/or work experience
  • Financial need (considered, but less important than other stated criteria)

To Apply

To apply, students must complete an application online. The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline. Award Year 2024 closed.

Application Procedure

The scholarship program is administered by The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. Please direct any questions about this scholarship to the Foundation's Scholarship Officer, Lezette Parks, at parks@cfwnc.org.

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