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.

We are proud to support your college education. The deadline to renew is June 30, 2024 at midnight. 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. Exceptions allowed in some situations if you contact us -- use message function in your account.

 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 will prevent us from issuing your payment.  Instructions     On this form, please enter the email address that you use for your Submittable login. 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.

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