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SCHOLARSHIPS

Each spring the Friends of the Westbank Library award scholarships to area high school senior library volunteers in recognition of their valuable contributions to the Westbank Library District.    In May 2019 the Friends will award scholarships  to three outstanding seniors, each in the amount of $1,000. Students may apply these funds to any college related expenses. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible, a high school graduating senior must have volunteered at the Westbank Library   for at least 50 hours and submit a completed application. 

HOW TO APPLY?                    

Applications will be available March 1, 2019 and will be sent by email to eligible teens.  The application will also be available at the circulation desk of Westbank or Laura's Library and through the link below. Completed applications should be returned to either library location or by email to friends@westbanklibrary.com.
The deadline to submit applications will be 4pm on Friday April 5, 2019.

WHAT IS REQUIRED?

Applications should be completed in their entirety and returned on time with a personal reference. Applicants will be judged on volunteerism, character, sincerity of purpose, initiative, leadership and need. This scholarship is issued one time only and is not renewable. The Friends of the Westbank Library Scholarship Committee shall review all essays and shall have full authority to grant the scholarship.

For more information, click here to email the Scholarship Chair. 


 


2018 Recipients: 

  • Angela Zhang - $1,000
  • Conor O'Bryon - $1,000
  • Mackenzie Cronin - $1,000

2017 Recipients:

  • Arman Kumar - $1,000
  • Caroline Dai - $750
  • Priyanka Nair - $750

2016 Recipients:

  • Siobhan Carmody - $1,000
  • Saarila Kenkare - $750
  • Rachel David - $750
2015 Recipients:
  • Jason Rosenberg - $1,000
  • Dwight Fan - $750
  • Shora Um - $750
2014 Recipieints:
  • Rachel Stephenson - $1,000
  • Abigail Hamilton - $750
  • Sriram Nair - $750
2013 Recipients:
  • Mitzi Casandra Ramos - $1,000
  • Benjamin Hsu - $750
  • Nimish Kumar - $500
2012 Recipient - Emily Huang-$1,000
2011 Recipient - Joell Chen-$1,000
2010 Recipient - Elizabeth Grenadier-$1,000