College Student Application

Who can apply?

  • Applicant must be a Walpole resident or a METCO student who graduated from Walpole HS and enrolled in a full time program leading to a certificate, associate, or baccalaureate degree.  Graduate programs are not funded by the Walpole Scholarship Foundation.
  • Students who attend United States Service Academies are not eligible for a WSF award.
  • Students may only be awarded a WSF scholarship for 4 years.  If you are in a 5 year college (or post secondary program leading to a degree or certificate), you may not receive funds for your 5th year if you have received them for the previous 4 years.  If you have received an award for less than 4 years, you may apply for support for your 5th year of college (post secondary program).
  • Scholarship monies are paid in December to only those students who are enrolled in a valid program.  If you are graduating in December 2018, you are not eligible to apply.
How to apply?
  • You will be required to fill out an application, write an essay and upload the following:  a copy of your transcript and the first page of the FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR).  All financial information will be confidential.
  • See below for application checklist, instructions for the FAFSA, and an example of the FAFSA SAR.
How are the awards determined?  When will we notify you?
  • Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic merit, extracurricular activities (including community service and work experience), and personal qualities.
  • Only completed applications received by the deadline will be reviewed.
  • All applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by mail in early June.

Use the application checklists to help ensure that your application is complete.

Example Reports