R. WALLACE & mARGARET mAXWELL sCHOLARSHIP

Trustees of the R. Wallace and Margaret Maxwell Scholarship Fund have announced that money will be available for scholarship awards for the 2018-19 academic school years.

 

The deadline for those applying is May 15, 2018.  Applications received after this date will not be accepted.  There will be an application form that can be picked up at the First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg or can be downloaded and printed from the church’s website. 

 

Any Greene County resident who completed high school and plans to pursue or is pursuing a bachelor of arts or science degree, a certificate of completion or a diploma from a trade school may apply.  Please provide a copy of a formal  acceptance letter.  If already attending an institution of higher learning, the applicant should provide a copy of his or her most recent transcript.


The award is needs-based.  Interested students must have applied for other scholarships or grants and must provide specific figures of amounts applied for and/or amounts received to date.  Applications should also include a copy of the first page of their most recent FAFSA application.

 

The award is made without regard to race, sex or religious affiliation and is based upon the financial needs of the applicant and his or her family, taking into consideration the above information. 

 

Completed applications with all the additional requirements can be dropped off at the First Presbyterian Church in Waynesburg (no later than 2 pm) or can be mailed addressed to: R. Wallace & Margaret Maxwell Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 446, Waynesburg, PA 15370.

 

This will be an annual award under a program established by the Estate of the late R. Wallace Maxwell, a Waynesburg attorney, and his wife, Margaret Maxwell.  Serving on this scholarship committee are Jeff McCracken, Heidi Blair and Beth Calvario.

 

sCHOLARSHIP aPPLICATION

R. Wallace and Margaret Maxwell

Need Based Scholarship Fund

 

c/o First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg

PO Box 446 Waynesburg, PA 15370

 

Application for Scholarships 2018-19

 

CRITERIA

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  • 1.         Applicant must reside in Greene County
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  • 2.         Applicant must have applied and been accepted to:

  •                      2 or 4 year college
  •             (bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, or associates degree)
  •                    certificate of completion
  •                   trade or technical school
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  • 3.         Deadline: Received in the First Presbyterian Office no later than 2:00p.m. May 15, 2018
  •             300 N. Richhill Street Waynesburg, PA 15370
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  • SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
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  • Date: _____________________________________   Birth Date: _____________________________
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  • Student Name: _______________________________________________________________________
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  • Address: _____________________________________________________________________________
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  • Township/Borough of Residence:  _________________________________________________________
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  • Phone: ________________________________     Email: ______________________________________
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  • High School Attended:__________________________________________________________________
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  • Date of Graduation or Date received GED: __________________________________________________
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  • Major Field of Interest: _________________________________________________________________
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  • If other scholarships have been applied for please list the names of scholarships, amounts requested & amounts received to date.
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  • Name of school(s) that applicant is attending or anticipating attending (you maybe in the process of deciding where to attend.  Please list all possible schools)
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  • Anticipated costs of one year of education
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  • Documents Needed:
  • 1. FASFA –First page only
  • 2. Proof of acceptance to an institution of higher learning
  • 3. Transcript- no seal required (of high school or college if already enrolled or proof of GED)
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  • An essay is also required.  Please submit a 400 word essay on any one of the following topics:
  • 1. Describe your favorite part of living in Greene County.  Be sure to include how long you’ve lived here and any activities in which you have participated in within the county. 
  • 2.  What 3 words would your family and friends use to describe you and why?  
  • 3. What personal accomplishment makes you the most proud? Why are you proud of it?
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