Wellesley Scholarship Foundation now accepting applications

Wellesley Education FoundationThe Wellesley Scholarship Foundation (WSF) is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.

WSF provides college scholarships to residents of Wellesley attending undergraduate programs in the United States. A four-member committee of WSF trustees oversees the annual review and selection of scholarship recipients.

Need-based awards: Need is determined, in part, using the CSS/Financial Aid Profile. All financial information is kept strictly confidential. Scholarship amounts have ranged from $1,000 – $9,000 annually and are awarded in June. It is necessary to re-apply annually for all need-based awards.

Merit scholarships: WSF also administers applications for two privately endowed merit scholarships, the Margaret Daniels Scholarship for women and the Donald P. Babson Scholarship for men. Each year, a $3,000 scholarship is awarded to one graduating woman and one man, and is renewable for each of the recipients’ four years of college.mRecipients are selected based outstanding academic achievement and citizenship.

Community awards: WSF also administers applications for the Wellesley Hills Woman’s Club, the Kiwanis Club, the Wellesley Hills Historical Society, the Wellesley Merchants Association, the Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project, Sprague School PTO, the Wellesley Patrolmen’s Association, and the Wellesley War Memorial scholarship, among others.

Applications should be filled out electronically, then printed and mailed as described in the instructions. Please note that the February 1, 2018 deadline for completed applications is firm! For additional information, please contact Ann Marie Gross at wsf1951.scholarship@gmail.com.