FOR WILLIAM S. LONGSWORTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
The William S. Longsworth Memorial Scholarship is a $2,000.00 non-renewable, tuition grant that may be applied towards college, university, trade or vocational schools tuition expenses. It was established in memory of a Prince George's County educator and past President of the College Park Boys and Girls Club. An eligible candidate must be a youth member of the Club who resides (or resided when membership was established) in College Park or a dependent of an adult member of the College Park Boys & Girls Club who resides (or resided when membership was established) within the boundaries of the College Park Boys & Girls Club. The award is limited to those student in the first two years of post-secondary education. Payment is made directly to the college or school and must be returned to the scholarship committee if the student withdraws from the school during the period for which the grant was awarded. Application is not restricted to students going to a 4-year- college or university nor is a student who is currently receiving or scheduled to receive some other form of tuition assistance disqualified from applying.
Eligible candidates should furnish the following information to the Scholarship committee:
An official transcript of school records.
Two letters of recommendation - one from an adult member of the school or community and
one from an adult member of the College Park Boy's and Girls Club (excludes relatives).
Verification of acceptance to a post-secondary school
A completed Longsworth Scholarship application form.
Final award selection shall be based on a combination of merit, community service and general character. We emphasize the combination of all three elements since selection is not based exclusively on academic performance or achievement in high school.