The Suffield Woman’s Club (SWC) is pleased to offer the Thea Coburn Scholarship to any college or university student from Suffield, Granby, East Granby, Windsor Locks or Enfield, or who is a graduate of the Agri-Science Center in Suffield. The applicant must have completed at least one year of higher education, and is open to men and women. If you have received this scholarship previously you may apply again. SWC encourages adults to apply who are returning to school to complete their education.
Thea Coburn was involved in local government and co-founded a local chapter of the League of Women Voters. She became a correspondent for the Hartford Times and wrote a daily column for 19 years. She served on the Suffield Land Commission for 20 years and was a founding member of the Suffield Land Conservancy serving on its Board for many years. In 2002, she was presented the Department of Environmental Protection’s GreenCircle Award for promoting conservation and preservation of critical plant or animal habitats. She was a member of the SWC for 63 years.
For more details ontact Renee Wood, SWC Treasurer at email@example.com or 860-906-7980.