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Celebrating 100 Years of Service to Fort Worth, Texas.
Our Mission:
“To create an inclusive community of women that will enhance the lives of their families
and communities. Through the added value gained with an undergraduate degree,
these women help to increase the leadership capacity of women.”
Our Purpose:
“The purpose of this organization shall be to provide financial aid to women for education.”



Thank You

 2018 Girls' Service League
North Texas Giving Day


We are keeping the dream of higher education alive and giving is needed year round. 

Contact our office on how you can give. Office 817-738-9092 or e-mail us at

Click here to learn more about our history.

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2019-2020 GSL GRANT

The 2019 - 2020 GSL Grant Application period is CLOSED.  All Letters of Intent have been processed and applications for the next semester year have been mailed to candidates. If you sent an LOI and did not receive and application, please call Dezzie Whitlock Dickson at 682-465-3799.

The due date for completed applications sent to our office is January 14; applications received after due date will not be accepted unless candidate has  communicated with our office.

Awards have been granted to the following colleges:

  • Abilene Christian University

  • Austin College

  • Baylor University

  • Blinn College

  • Dallas Baptist University

  • Hardin-Simmons University

  • Paul Quinn College

  • Stephen F. Austin College

  • Tarrant County College

  • Texas A&M University

  • Texas State University

  • Texas Wesleyan University

  • Texas Woman's University

  • University of Dallas

  • University of North Texas

  • University of Texas at Arlington

  • University of Texas at Tyler


Centennial Celebration
Celebrating our 100 Year Anniversary
Supporting Women's Causes

Invitations have been sent out for our
100 Year Anniversary
on April 4
at the historic Thistle Hill mansion       

Please call the office to confirm your reservation if you have not already done so. The RSVP date was extended to make sure you don't miss this evening of fun filled entertainment with skits replicating past activities of residents, guest speakers, drink and food and musical entertainment.

GSL Office:
Phone: 817-738-9092 (after message starts, press option 4 to go directly to voice messaging to leave your name, phone number and number of guests)


Please check our Facebook page for current and upcoming activities. And while you are visiting our page, please "LIKE, FOLLOW US and SHARE" us to help spread the word.

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With the sale of the League facilities and an endowment gift from a long-time League member, more than $2 million worth of scholarships have been awarded since 1978 to over 500 women between the ages of 18 - 65 (80 awardees over the age of 30).

Recipients receive a monetary grant per semester, which is paid to the attended college to help toward tuition.

Awards include two or four year colleges and universities within the state of Texas (grants do not cover online education, trade or vocational organizations). Approximately 52 Texas schools have received funding for GSL awardees.

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Honorary membership certificates awarded to Jane Harakal, Margaret Prud'home and Virginia Taggart (accepting award for Virginia is Sue Nivens) and awards presented by Elizabeth Lydia Davis.

100 Years

The Girls' Service League was commissioned in 1917 by the War Department to support the needs of women in the state of Texas. Having changed its services over 100 years has not changed its mission to empower women to be contributors in their homes, community and state.

Click here to learn more about our history.

To become a sponsor or make a donation, please contact Dezzie Whitlock-Dickson at 817-738-9092.

Recipient Appreciation Event

It takes an individual/ Community/City/County/State

We are always looking for new members and supporters to help us make dreams of college success come true. The GSL foundation has various categories of memberships and donation levels that enable us to sponsor nominees for two and four-year scholarships.

It's easy to become an active or sustaining member of the Girls' Service League. Our membership spans communities across the great state of Texas. New member dues are $40.00 per year with a one-time $5.00 application fee.

Join us in making dreams come true and changing lives today! To learn more, contact Claudia Coggin for information about GSL members and how you can become a member.


Call Claudia Coggin at 817-738-9092 or send an email request for information to membership@girlsserviceleague.


Your generous donation to the Girls' Service League is an investment in the future of Texas and the nation. Our candidates go on to serve as successful women in all walks of life and all over the nation...

How you can help

  • Donate on North Texas Giving Day to the Girls' Service League by going to and typing Girls' Service League in the "Find an Organization" search box at the top of the banner

  • Mail your donation to the Girls' Service League, Inc., 4528 W. Vickery Blvd., Suite 104, Fort Worth, TX 76107

  • Come by our office or call 817-738-9092 to donate using your credit card

  • Donate to our Legacy Memorial Program that allows donations in memory of a loved one who has passed

  • Make a Charitable Bequest by including the Girls' Service League Endowment Fund in your will to honor your legacy through the education of others.

Donations help our recipients to receive their undergraduate degree. Click here to get more information about how you can donate.



Girls Service League, Inc. | 4528 W. Vickery Blvd. | Suite 104 | Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Office: 817-738-9092 | Send a request |