Available through NRWF
The Novato Republican Women, Federated offers a $2,000 college scholarship to high school seniors living in Novato and attending school in Marin County each year. The award is granted on the basis of an essay, grade point average, and scholastic and extracurricular accomplishments. For information, call Mary at 383-0396.
The Novato Republican Women, Federated, offers a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a member of Marin's Air Force JROTC program at Novato High School. This scholarship is new for 2013. The student must write an essay about their leadership experiences. For more information, call Mary at 383-0396.
President Ronald Reagan Scholarship. The California Federation of Republican Women is offering a scholarship in honor of President Ronald Reagan. This scholarship of $3,000 is being offered to an undergraduate registered Republican woman who is majoring in political science, communication, or directed toward law. The applicant must be a United States citizen who has completed two years of college. The applicant must be a resident of the State of California. For more information, visit www.cfrw.org/programs. Please contact Mary, 383-0396, to apply!
Washington D.C. Internship Available
The Dorothy Kabis Memorial Internship provided by the NFRW is a great opportunity for a young Republican Women who is 21 years or older and in college, to spend the summer working at the Federation's National Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Learn the inner workings of women in the cause of good government. To apply by the FEBRUARY 20 DEADLINE, contact Mary, 383-0396.
Advocacy Day moves to So. Cal. -- Inspiring Young Leaders
Each year the California Federation of Republican Women host students to further their education about our state government. This year Advocacy Day will be in Anaheim, California.
Held on April 25-27, 2014 at the Orange Doubletree Hilton, the students were treated to an exciting program. We had the amazing opportunity to hear from author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza at our banquet Saturday night.
Our student guests visited the Nixon Presidential Library and heard an exciting presentation on the innovation and leadership of Walt Disney.
2014 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 2014 scholarship applicants were asked in their essays to address the words of Abraham Lincoln,
Property is the fruit of labor . . . property is desirable . . . is a positive good in the world. That some should be rich shows that others may become rich, and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Jake Thomer, the winner of our $2,000 high school senior scholarship for 2014, will be attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana in the fall. Jake is an accomplished scholar who made the Principal’s Honor Roll and was named an NCS Scholar Athlete throughout high school. In addition, he is an Advanced Placement Scholar because of exceptional scores on his AP exams. He participated in basketball and played varsity volleyball and was Vice President of the Novato Handball Club in 11th and 12th grades. He has worked part-time for the Novato Parks and Recreation Department, served as an umpire for Novato South Little League and currently has an internship at Marinscope Community Newspapers.
The Committee selected Carson Williams as a winner of a $1,000 scholarship. She will be attending the University of South Carolina, where she plans to major in International Business. Her essay, ”Government Interference in Personal Property,” cited the Kelo vs. New London Supreme Court decision and introduction of wolves into Idaho as examples of government interference. Carson played varsity lacrosse throughout high school and was the team captain in 11th and 12th grades. She describes herself as an AVID tutor and she is an avid horse woman, having worked as a horse camp counselor, and horse exerciser.
Our third winner is Brad Bolton, Marin Air Force JROTC Commander, who will be attending San Diego State University. Brad’s $2,000 award comes from both our High School Essay Scholarship fund and from our JROTC scholarship fund. Brad is a Gold and Silver Honor Roll student and the recipient of many civic awards. He was a Boys’ State delegate, played soccer for four years, baseball for three and was on the Novato HS varsity track and field team. He sang in the Marin School of the Arts Concert choir for which he was a section leader and voted “most valuable voice” in the choir. He is currently an assistant manager of All Season Soccer.
See our 2015 scholarship application documents HERE.