In 17 years, the Barbara Wiedner & Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc. have given away more than $45,000 in Peace Scholarships to more than 175 young people.
Who us eligible to apply for the Peace Scholarships?
You are eligible to apply if:
- You are a high school senior or college freshman at time of application, AND
- You can provide evidence of leadership and/or personal initiative in activities or in an organization (including volunteer of paid work) relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution.
The application (PDF file) must be downloaded from this website, printed out, completed and postal mailed to the address on the application.
How much are the Peace Scholarships worth?
Awards of $250 or $500 will be awarded to high school seniors and college freshmen.
Peace Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-June each year. Proof of actual college registration is required before a check is issued.
When are the Peace Scholarships applications due?
All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1.
Best of luck to all applicants!