Meet the Winners of the 2008 Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997, the Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund has awarded over $1 million to help highly motivated women complete their undergraduate degrees. More than 600 scholarships have been granted to date, with recipients ranging in age from their late 20s to 60s. Their inspiring stories vary greatly but are woven together by a single desire – to achieve through learning.

Returning to college this fall, here are our $10,000 scholarship recipients for 2008. We congratulate them on their hard work and wish them continued success as they move closer to their goals.

Meet our $10,000 Scholarship Recipients

Recipient Name Age Location Degree College/University
Kathryn Davis 48 Fort Wayne, IN Psychology Tri State University
Tammy Lafferty 50 Porcupine SD Business Oglala Lakota College
Donna Wenzel 46 Montpelier, VA Nursing University of Virginia
Linda Witkowski 36 Seattle, WA Women’s/ Film Studies Mount Holyoke College
Cheryl Chagnon 48 Natick, MA Occupational Therapy Salem State College
Dianne Gasiewski 51 Cresco, PA Psychology East Stroudsberg Univ.
Denise Ginsberg 45 Somers Point,NJ Nursing Camden County College
Nicole Kennedy 44 Phoenix, AZ Accounting Arizona State University
Sandra Newcomb 36 Chico, CA Nursing California State Univ.
Michell Gilman 38 Medford, OR Anthropology South Oregon University
Jill Hrubes 49 Amesbury, MA Pre-Law Simmons College
Tiffany Ingle 40 Mansfield, TX Pre-Law University of TX
Anna Martin 32 Homestead, FL Education Miami Dade College
Callie Scott 49 St. Ignatius, MO Nursing Salish Kootenai College
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