Scholarships Available

The Foundation will announce the date scholarships will open soon. Please check back!

Thanks to our generous donors, Wayne County Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to area students seeking educational opportunities beyond high school.  Eligibility requirements and selection criteria are determined by our donors.  Each scholarship is unique and supports students with a variety of backgrounds, educational goals, and economic status.  Awards are based on a competitive process which may consider academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal aspirations, educational goals, and financial need.

Notifications:  Graduating seniors who are selected to receive a scholarship will receive an award letter at their school’s Honor and Awards ceremonies in May/June.  Current college students who are selected to receive a scholarship will receive an award letter in the mail in June.

School Applications: Graduating high school seniors and current college students may apply for Wayne County Foundation Scholarships specific to their school.  Click on the name of your school below for a current listing of scholarships available.  Applications and their deadlines may be obtained from your guidance counselor or financial aid office.

Online Applications: The following link should be used to apply for the Foundation’s countywide scholarships for graduating seniors and the Reid Health Dependent Scholarship. Additionally, current college students may use this same link to apply for available scholarships.  Students need to complete only one application to be considered for all scholarships listed on the online application website.

How to Apply:

Begin Accepting Applications: TBA

Deadline:  Check the How to Apply link for each online application’s deadline


Paper Applications

The following scholarship applications must be printed and mailed to the corresponding committee.

African-American Scholarship & Honors Award – (multiple awards in various amounts) Click here to download

To be awarded to minority students from Centerville, Northeastern, Lincoln, Hagerstown or Richmond High School who enroll in an accredited college or university. Selection by African-American Scholarship & Awards Committee.

Mary E. Hill Memorial – (multiple awards in various amounts) Click here to download

To be awarded to Wayne County residents, graduating high school seniors and current college students, studying in the medical field excluding psychology with priority given to minority students.  Selection made by the Mary E. Hill Scholarship Committee.

In order to help make your college transition easier, the Foundation staff has compiled a list of resources for students and their families.

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