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Mary A. Washington Scholarship


Mary A. Washington Scholarship of Excellence in Education 

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES 

The PC2 Education Foundation, in partnership with Ms. Washington’s god-nieces, is offering scholarship assistance to a high-school senior or college freshman who is preparing for undergraduate studies in education. For scholarship consideration, candidates must complete the PC2 Education Foundation Scholarship Application.  Eligible students are those who meet all requirements for Louisiana high-school graduation or as a college freshman have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0. 

To be considered as a Mary A. Washington Scholar, simply send a completed copy of the PC2 Education Foundation Scholarship Application packet to Scholarship Coordinator, PC2 Education Foundation, 104 Fairlane Drive, Lafayette, LA 70507. The deadline for receipt of the application is April 4, 2020.

The recipient will receive a plaque, a cash award ($500), and public recognition.   


PURPOSE:  

To recognize a Louisiana graduating high school senior or college freshman who demonstrates the qualities such as service, academic excellence, development of leadership skills, and a commitment to education as embodied by Mary A. Washington. Applicants must select education as a career field and plan to pursue studies at a four-year accredited college/university. 

ELIGIBILITY: 

1.    Graduating from a Louisiana high school in the Spring or
2.    A college freshman currently enrolled in undergraduate studies at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning
3.    Complete a 500-word essay. Discuss an issue about which the applicant feels passionate. Include how these ideas will impact others and provide examples of leadership in implementing change.
4.    Include resume detailing applicant's honors, awards, citations, and community
involvement/extracurricular activities
5.    Academic achievers with a minimum:

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:  

Submit completed PC2 Education Foundation Scholarship Application Packet, including: 

**MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE BY APRIL 4, 2020.

RECOGNITION:

 The selected Mary A. Washington Scholar will receive the following:

1.    Plaque
2.    $500 Cash award
3.    Public recognition

CLICK HERE to download the official application packet.


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