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Since it's start in 1991 our scholarship program has awarded more than $244,000 to Haywood County students!

Scholarship applications are

now open for 2024-25!

Altrusa of Waynesville is proud to support the students of Haywood County

through a variety of scholarships for undergraduate students:

GRADUATING SENIORS  *applications are open as of January 10th!

Deadline March 22nd
ONLINE ONLY application & criteria available through the Haywood County Schools Foundation Inc. beginning early January
The initial applications are processed through the Haywood County Schools Foundation and reviewed by the Waynesville Altrusa Scholarship Committee for choosing scholarship recipients and amounts to be awarded.  


Deadline March 1st

Application available here

Once awarded a scholarship, students may apply in future years for additional funds by completing a renewal application which must be received by the Altrusa Scholarship Committee Chair no later than March 1, submitted by email or to the committee’s general Altrusa PO Box.


No deadline (applications considered throughout the year)

Applications available here

This scholarship is available for students other than graduating high school students committing to a four-year curriculum in a university.   It can include: certificate (vocational), associate degrees, and/or older students returning for an undergraduate degree.  Please note additional criteria (in addition to that required by District Three Foundation) has been added to the aforementioned Joey Robison Scholarship application in order to consider applicants not chosen to submit for the Joey Robison Scholarship to be considered for our non-traditional scholarship award.


Deadline January 5th

Application and criteria available here

This is a scholarship awarded by Altrusa District Three Foundation for non-traditional students.  Applications must be received by the Waynesville Altrusa Club Scholarship PO Box no later January 5.  Applications received are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee to choose one applicant to submit for consideration by District Three.  The number of scholarships awarded each year from applicants submitted by all members of District Three is at the discretion of the Altrusa District Three Foundation, Inc. in accordance with the funds available in their restricted fund.  Our club cannot guarantee that the applicant we submit will receive a scholarship.  Therefore, we have included an attachment to this application that will allow us to consider applicants for a non-traditional scholarship through our club as well.

Any and all questions and applications

(other than the applications directly through

the Haywood County School Foundation)

should be addressed to:


Altrusa of Waynesville Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 947

Waynesville, NC 28786 

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