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Bank-sponsored scholarship will award two $1,000 scholarships

Keene, NH – Savings Bank of Walpole is now accepting applications for The Julie Tewksbury Scholarship for Working Moms. Now in its fourth year, the annual Bank-sponsored scholarship is designed to help support the efforts of working moms who want to grow professionally and personally, and to help them become great leaders in their fields and in the community. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded and applications are available online at The deadline to submit an application is Friday, May 31.

The scholarship pays homage to longtime Bank employee Julie Tewksbury, who served as Senior VP of Operations for Savings Bank of Walpole before retiring in 2020.

As an employee for 28 years and a member of the Bank’s leadership team for 15 of them, Julie’s contributions were many and included championing workplace education initiatives to help promote ongoing career growth for employees – many of whom were working mothers like Julie herself. Outside of the workplace, Julie was – and continues to be actively involved in volunteering her time to help make a difference in our community by working with a myriad of local nonprofits and helping her daughter with her own business.

“We are excited to once again sponsor The Julie Tewksbury Scholarship for Working Moms” says Mark Bodin, President for Savings Bank of Walpole. “This scholarship is a special way for us to honor the contribution that Julie provided to our organization and our employees. It is designed to help fund professional and personal development of working moms in our community who are eager to learn and grow.”

Interested scholarship applicants should live or work in the Monadnock Region.  Please visit to fill out the one-page application which must be accompanied by a current resume as well as 1-2 references. Winners will be chosen by a small panel comprised of local community leaders, bank employees and Julie herself. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, May 31.

With assets totaling $750 million, Savings Bank of Walpole offers a wide range of financial products, including services to individuals, businesses and organizations.

The Bank is affiliated with NH Mutual Bancorp, further enhancing the quality products and services it provides to customers. The Bank is a partner of the NHTrust1 brand to better serve customers by providing localized trust and wealth management products and services. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit or call (603) 352-1822.

1Products and services made available through NHTrust are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency of the United States and are not deposits or obligations or guaranteed by the Bank and may lose value.