GWCF National Scholarship Competition

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • The Washington Crossing Foundation
  • P.O. Box 503
  • Levittown, PA 19058-0503
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • January 15, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $5,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The GWCF National Scholarship Competition is open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.

    Entrants receiving full four-year tuition scholarships shall only be eligible for one-year special awards.

    Three (3) copies of a one-page essay not to exceed 300 words stating why the applicant is planning a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware.

    The statement will be confined to viewpoint, attitude, and purpose in career choice. The ssay must be typewritten in not less than 12 point type, double-spaced, on a single page. Be sure toner and ink cartridges are in appropriate condition. Faint essays will not be read.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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