GWCF National Scholarship Competition

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Washington Crossing Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Awards vary annually
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be U.S. citizens
  2. Must be a high school senior
  3. Must be planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the annual National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards for students completing twelfth grade (or final high school year) in 2023 who are planning careers in government service. Scholarship applicants must be citizens of the United States. The Trustees and Members of the Foundation, mindful of the significance of the important event in our nation’s history that occurred at Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, believe that if our country is to continue to progress, we must have thoroughly trained, dedicated young people to carry on our government’s work in future years.

Application requirements for the GWCF National Scholarship Competition are:

  • Application form
  • Cover letter
  • Headshot (optional)
Additional Information: A complete scholarship application must include THREE (3) copies of a double-spaced COVER PAGE containing the following information, double-spaced, in the following order: Applicant’s full name (nickname in parentheses) Applicant’s home address (street, city, state, zip code) Applicant’s home telephone number with area code Name of Applicant’s school Applicant’s school address (street, city, state, zip code) Applicant’s school telephone number with area code Number of students in senior class / number of students in school Name and title of Principal / Guidance Counselor recommending Applicant Name(s) of college(s) preferred: first three choices in order of preference How did the Applicant learn of the Scholarship Program? What search engine did you use, if any, to find the Scholarship? Is Applicant a high school senior? (Y / N) Applicant’s date of birth If applicable, PA county of residence (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery) Applicant’s home e-mail address Applicant’s cell phone number Do you have a relative who is/or has served in our Armed Forces? If so, state their relationship to you and when they served Note: You are welcome to send a photograph with your application. We highly recommend all applicants send their applications Priority Mail, if at all possible. Last year a number of applications took many weeks to arrive.

Award Amount: Chosen applicants will receive up to $5,000  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 15, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 15, 2023

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.
About Washington Crossing Foundation:
Contact Information: Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer Board of Trustees
Address: Washington Crossing Foundation P.O. Box 503 Levittown, Pennsylvania 19058-0503

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