SCHOLARSHIPS

Each spring the Friends of the Westbank Library award scholarships to high school graduating student library volunteers in recognition of their valuable contributions to the Westbank Library District. In April 2020 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 once proof of enrollment to an accredited higher institution of learning is provided to the Friends.

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, 2020 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 3, 2020.

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.

2019 Recipients:

  • Hannah David - $1,000
  • Geethika Hemkumar - $1,000
  • Michael Hla - $1,000

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

Previous Scholarship Winners