We believe in you.

Since 1954, the Benjamin and Fredora K. Wolf Memorial Foundation has provided need-based scholarships to Philadelphia high school graduates starting in their freshmen year in college and renewable annually until graduation. Our scholarships for the 2019-20 school year will be $1,500 each.

First-Time Applicants

Eligibility:

  1. Graduate of a School District of Philadelphia high school (preference to citywide and neighborhood schools) or charter school.
  2. Philadelphia city resident.
  3. Family annual income up to $50,000 for family with one child, $55,000 for two children, $60,000 for three, and so on.
  4. Minimum score on SAT 800 or ACT 14.
  5. Took high-school algebra and received minimum grade C.
  6. Unconditional acceptance to an accredited college/university as full-time student.
  7. Full completion of our application and submission of supporting documents by the deadline.

Required documents/information:

  1. SAT or ACT official results.
  2. High school transcript through first half of 12th grade.
  3. Acceptance letter from college you are planning to attend.
  4. Financial Aid Award letter from college you are planning to attend. 
  5. Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA  (obtainable here). 
  6. Yearly income of parents or guardians. 
  7. Name and email of non-relative who will write a recommendation letter (teacher, coach, counselor or other person not related to you).
  8. Personal essay, either new or from your college application.

To start, click on first-time application below.

Renewal Students

To resume working on your saved application, click here or "View Submissions" above.

Eligibility:

  1. Previously received a Wolf scholarship.
  2. Enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university.
  3. Completed full-time course load with minimum 2.0 GPA each semester.

Required documents/information:

  1. Transcript from the past Spring semester showing GPA and number of course credits.
  2. Roster of registered courses for next Fall semester showing number of course credits, if available.

To renew, click on renewal application below.


We are thrilled you are interested in our scholarship. The amount will be $1,500 for the 2019-2020 academic year and will be renewable each subsequent year until you graduate, assuming you continue to meet our eligibility criteria.

Deadline: May 10, 2019

Eligibility:

  1. Graduate of a School District of Philadelphia high school (with preference given to citywide and neighborhood schools) or Philadelphia charter school.
  2. Philadelphia city resident.
  3. Family annual income up to $50,000 for family with one child, $55,000 for two children, $60,000 for three, and so on.
  4. Minimum score on SAT 800 or ACT 14.
  5. Took high-school algebra and received minimum grade C.
  6. Unconditional acceptance to an accredited college/university as full-time student.
  7. Full completion of our application and submission of supporting documents by the deadline.

Required documents and information (electronic copies):

  1. SAT or ACT official results.
  2. High school official transcript through first half of 12th grade.
  3. Acceptance letter from college you are planning to attend.
  4. Financial Aid Award letter from college you are planning to attend. 
  5. Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA  (obtainable here). 
  6. Yearly income of parents or guardians. 
  7. Name and email of non-relative who will write a recommendation letter (teacher, coach, counselor or other person not related to you).
  8. Personal essay, either new or from your college application.

Instructions

On this form, please enter the same email address that you use for your Submittable login and make sure it's a personal email, not a school or work email. If you cannot finish this form in one sitting, click "Save Draft" and return by May 10 to finish. 

After full completion, click "Submit" and check your email for confirmation.

Ends on June 30, 2019

We are proud to support your college education. The deadline to renew is June 30. If you cannot finish in one sitting, click "Save Draft" and return to finish by June 30. After full completion, click "Submit" and check your email for confirmation.

To continue receiving our scholarship in the coming academic year, you must have:

  1. Previously received a Wolf scholarship.
  2. Enrollment at an accredited U.S. college or university.
  3. Completion of full-time course-load with minimum 2.0 GPA each semester.

To complete this application, please be prepared to upload:

  1. Transcript from the past Spring semester showing GPA and number of course credits.
  2. Roster of registered courses for next Fall semester showing number of course credits. (If not yet available, you will be able to upload later).
  • Information still missing by next Fall may prevent us from issuing your check. 

Instructions

On this form, please enter the same email address that you use for your Submittable login and make sure it's a personal email, not a school or work email. If you cannot finish this form in one sitting, click "Save Draft" and return by June 30 to finish. 

After full completion, click "Submit" and check your email for confirmation.