The Educational Leaders Scholarship seeks to identify Prince George’s County high school seniors who have been accepted into a collegiate institution and will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Education. The applicant must attend a Prince George’s County School, be a Prince George’s County Resident, be a US Citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply.
Each year, a minimum of ten students will be designated Regina C. Williams Scholarship recipients and will receive up to $1,000 in financial support. The recipients may use scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States.
Regina C. Williams Scholars are selected in the spring prior to entering college. Applications are screened by the Regina C. Williams Scholarship Selection Committee. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their applications and interviews. Notification follows immediately.
Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarship recipients will be selected annually by the Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarship Foundation scholarship committee, after review of application material. Academic references, academic standing, commitment to the academic program, and other specified criteria will be considered.
Awards will be made to Prince George’s County high school seniors who have been accepted into a collegiate institution and will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Education and other Choices of Study. Applicants enrolled full-time in baccalaureate programs in the next fall term are the primary candidates for the awards.
Applicant must be a full-time college/university freshman in the upcoming academic year.
Students must submit an application and all required information by the deadline.
Completed application form with all supporting documentation must be postmarked by April 30th, and received within one week. No late applications or parts of the application packet will be accepted.
The award is intended to be used during the traditional academic year (fall through spring), and for academic purposes such as tuition, fees, room, board, and/or books.
The Selection Committee reserves the right to determine if an award will be given in a selected year.
Scholarship funds are payable to educational institution(s) and forwarded to recipient(s) account. Exceptions to this policy can be made by decision of the Scholarship Committee based upon individual circumstances.
Relatives of the current Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarship Foundations’ Selection Committee are ineligible.
Scholarship recipient selection(s) will be made without regard to race, age, gender, religion, political beliefs, employment status, or any other factor, which could constitute unfair or illegal discrimination.
Student must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and must attend college in the U.S. during the duration of the scholarship year.
Student must be currently enrolled in Prince George’s County Schools with an expected graduation date of May of the current year.
Student must be a Prince Georges’ County Resident (Proof of PG residence must be submitted)
Student must be in good standing, have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative overall grade point average at his/her high school when application is submitted.
Student must submit a transcript from high school or other institutions of higher education. Transcripts must indicate cumulative grade point average.
Student must submit three brief letters of recommendation from:
High School Faculty or Recent Employer
An adult of choice (non-relative).
Decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final in all matters related to the above practices.
The Award amount will be determined by the amount of qualified candidates and available funds.
Should any of the chosen recipients of the scholarship fail to attend a college or university the following fall term, then the applicant who was judged as an alternate will receive the award.
Award recipients must provide confirmation of college or university enrollment and will be requested prior to funding the award.
The Regina C. Williams Scholarship Committee further reserves the right to change these guidelines annually.
The General Education Scholarship is not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue a bachelor’s degree in any academic discipline.
Each year, a minimum of ten students will be designated Regina C.
Williams Scholarship recipients and will receive up to $1,000 in
financial support. The recipients may use scholarships to attend an
accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the
Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must attend a Prince George’s County School, be a Prince George’s County Resident, be a US Citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply.