FAQs

Everything you need to know about the scholarship by Prince William County Community Foundation

How do I apply?

Applications for the scholarship will become available at the beginning of January during the year of application. They will remain available until the April 8, 2022 deadline. Applications may be picked up at your school’s guidance counselor’s office or online at the PWCCF website, https://pwccfoundation.org.

How much does it cost to apply for a scholarship?

Nothing, it is free to apply. You are responsible for paying mailing, printing, and any other associated costs to submit your application.

Can I send an unofficial transcript?

No, you must send an official transcript provided by your school guidance counselor.

What do I submit to apply for this scholarship?

A transcript • Essay on a given topic • Completed application • FAFSA Statement

I do not go to school in Prince William County, can I still apply?

No, you are ineligible as the scholarship is solely for Prince William County Public School high school senior students.

Can I email my application?

No, it must be sent by mail and postmarked by the April 8, 2022 deadline.

I took a gap year after graduating from high school, can I still apply?

No, students taking a gap year after graduation are not considered to be high school seniors.

How will I be notified if I receive the scholarship?

The Foundation will send a letter following up with an email. Please ensure you put your current address and an up-to-date email so we can notify you properly.

Can I apply if I am going to a community or junior college? Trade school?

Yes! We encourage students attending any accredited school to apply whether it is a four-year college, community/junior college, or a trade school.

When will I know if I have been selected to receive a scholarship?

Applicants should expect to hear back from the Foundation in early May.

Will I receive the money directly if I receive the scholarship?

The money will be sent directly to the school in which you plan to attend. Please make sure you include the correct address for the university/college.

If I am not selected for a scholarship, may I apply again next year?

No, the scholarship is only for high school seniors that are attending an institution directly after graduation.

For how long are scholarships awarded?

The scholarship is a one-time award.

What happens if I change colleges after initially being awarded a scholarship?

You must provide a letter of enrollment from the university/college in which you plan to attend to ensure you are a student at the institution.

We Care

The Prince William County Community Foundation’s Healthcare Initiative is working to collectively help improve the health and well-being of the residents in Prince William County. In collaboration with other community entities, the Foundation will provide information and share resources with other healthcare establishments to develop a plan that would collectively improve and promote strategies to improve the health of the residents.

The three categories of public healthcare needs to be identified in Prince William County were:

  • Substance Use/Abuse and Mental Health Conditions
  • Obesity, Access to Healthy Foods, and Physical Activity
  • Access to Healthcare (included dental care)

The Foundation will work together with community partners/leaders to better understand community health problems, prioritize health issues, help leaders to make informed decisions, and develop, implement, and evaluate a collective community health improvement effort.

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Open To The Public

There will be FREE health screenings, financial & wellness tips, vendors, blood pressure screenings, Fire & Police safety & more...


Saturday, October 16, 2021

10:00am - 2:00pm

Hylton Boys & Girls Club

5070 Dale Blvd

Dale City, VA


Free and open to the public - there will be health screenings, dental checks, financial wellness & tips, blood pressure screenings, COVID-19 vaccinations, free giveaways, and much more!

We are Looking for Partners!

Partner with us by making a tax-deductible donation. Your support and generous donation will help the residents of Prince William County have a better quality of life.

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Contact Information

Call us Toll Free (800) 455-4773

info@pwccfoundation.org

Prince William County Community Foundation, Inc.


P.O. Box 5148, Woodbridge, VA 22194

COPYRIGHT © 2021 PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (PWCCF), INC. - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Our Partners

Subscribe with your email address to receive news and updates.

Contact Information

Call us Toll Free (800) 455-4773

info@pwccfoundation.org

Prince William County Community Foundation, Inc.


P.O. Box 5148, Woodbridge, VA 22194

COPYRIGHT © 2022 PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (PWCCF), INC. - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.