Wolf Foundation

There are presently no open calls for applications.

Applications for 2024-2025

The Benjamin and Fredora K. Wolf Memorial Foundation supports low-income, first-generation college students who graduated from Philadelphia district or charter high schools. A scholarship starts in the college student's freshmen year and is renewable annually until graduation. Scholarships for the 2024-25 school year will be $1,900 ($950 each semester).  

First-time applicants must be:

  1. Graduate of a Philadelphia School District high school or charter high school.
  2. Philadelphia city resident.
  3. Expected Family Contribution (EFC) less than $1,000.
  4. Neither parent/guardian attended college.
  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
  8. Deadline: June 1, 2024 at midnight.

To begin, go to first-time application below: click "guidelines" for requirements or "submit" to start an application. Click here to resume work on your saved unfinished application.

Renewal Students must be: 

  1. Previous recipient of a Wolf scholarship.
  2. Enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university.
  3. Eligible academically (full-time course load and minimum 2.0 GPA each semester. Exceptions allowed in some situations if you contact us -- use message function in your account.)
  4. Deadline: June 30, 2024

To renew, go to renewal application below: click "guidelines" for requirements or "submit" to begin an application. Click here to resume work on a saved unfinished application.

Wolf Foundation