The FFNFF offers one $2,000.00 scholarship annually on a competitive basis to high school seniors accepted by a college or university. Priority is given to applicants entering a program leading to a career in teaching, social services or nursing. Applications must be made on an official FFNFF Scholarship Application form. Applicants must request a FFNFF form by U.S. Postal Service mail from The Rev. Peter C. Fulghum, 13007 Still Meadow Road, Smithsburg, Maryland 21783-1322. Applicants must include a self-addressed envelope bearing first class postage with their request for an application form. The deadline for requesting an application form is March 15th each year. The deadline for submitting completed applications is April 15th each year.
The completed application must contain the the following information: The completed official FFNFF application form with Financial Statement; An acceptance letter from an accredited college or university; A transcript of academic achievement in high school and any college work to date. Official transcripts are required; A list of community achievements and volunteer work; A 150-word essay describing life and career goals and how educational choice will help meet those goals. Describe hobbies, interests and employment experiences. Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and the award is granted in June each year to the applicant deemed most deserving based on the complete application. Only the scholarship recipient will be notified.