Marguerite E. Swartz Scholarship Fund

Marguerite E. Swartz (nee Addams) graduated from Wilson High School in 1937 and remained fond of Wilson all of her life. She spent her youth on a farm along State Hill Road and operated a deli stand at the Shillington Farmers Market. Marguerite passed away in 2001.

She established this fund through her will to be used for scholarships for seniors graduating from Wilson High School who have a financial need and for former Wilson High School graduates who have a financial need.

In order to apply, applicants must have achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 80% or 2.75 in high school, and must have attended only Wilson High School in grades 11 & 12. Decisions will be based on academics, character, and financial need.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application between January 15th and April 1st. Applicants will be notified in June.

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Award
$0.00
Deadline
04/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Select the answer that qualifies you to apply for this scholarship.
  2. Did you attend only the Wilson High School in grades 11 and 12?
  3. Did you achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 80% or 2.75 in high school?
  4. Answer the following questions regarding your parents.
    • a. List your father's name and address. If father is not living or not known, enter None.
    • b. List your father's employer. If father is not employed, not living, or not known, enter None.
    • c. List your father's job title or job function. If father is not employed, not living, or not known, enter None.
    • d. List your mother's name and address. If mother is not living or not known, enter None.
    • e. List your mother's employer. If mother is not employed, not living, or not known, enter None.
    • f. List your mother's job title or job function. If mother is not employed, not living, or not known, enter None.
    • g. If applicant is an independent student and married, indicate name of spouse. Indicate N/A if not applicable.
    • h. If applicant is an independent student and married, list your spouse's employer, if employed. Indicate N/A if not applicable.
    • i. If applicant is an independent student and married, list your spouse's job title or job function, if employed. Indicate N/A if not applicable.
  5. Answer the following questions regarding your PARENTS' INCOME, EXPENSE, and ASSET DATA for the year January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. If tax return for 2019 income is not yet complete, submit estimates based on current income information. Applicant will have to get information from parent/s to complete this section. NOTE: If legally classified as an independent student, use this section to supply your (and your spouse's, if any) financial information. ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS WILL NOT BE VISIBLE TO ANY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS OR TEACHERS.
    • a. Adjusted gross income (IRS Form 1040 - Line 8b). If none, enter 0.
    • b. Total federal tax paid (IRS Form 1040 - Line 16). If none, enter 0.
    • c. Total income of father or self if independent student. If none, enter 0.
    • d. Total income of mother. If none, enter 0.
    • e. Yearly UNTAXED income and benefits, i.e. Social Security, AFDC, Child Support, Other. If none, enter 0.
    • f. Indicate the source of the untaxed income and benefits noted in previous answer. If 0 untaxed income and benefits, select Not Applicable.
    • g. Medical/Dental expenses not paid by insurance (exclude premiums). If none, enter 0.
    • h. Total cash, checking, savings, cash value of stocks, etc. (exclude retirement plan funds, IRA, 401(k), 403(b), etc.) If none, enter 0.
    • i. Total number of family members living in the household and primarily supported by the reported income.
    • j. Marital status of parent/legal guardian or independent student's current marital status (check one).
    • k. Total number of family members attending a postsecondary school at least half-time during the 2020-2021 school year, including appicant - do not include parents in this number.
    • l. Annual cost of student's (applicant's) school (include tuition, room and meals).
    • m. Total of other scholarships/awards/grants student (applicant) is receiving (excluding loans). If none, enter 0.
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