Scholarships for Undergraduates

The financial burden of an undergraduate education grows each year across the nation.  The W. Wright Foundation seeks to lessen these financial burdens.  We are seeking applicants with passion and leadership skills.  Apply today!


Scholarships for Graduate Students

The need for financial assistance doesn’t end with undergraduate programs.  The W. Wright foundation is committed to enabling and advancing the pursuit of advanced degrees and graduate studies.  We are interested in all disciplines offered by accredited universities. Show us your passion and your leadership skills!  Apply Today!

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Scholarships for Technical School

Advanced education is not limited to the traditional 4-year university route.  We believe that technical schools offer practical knowledge and experience that can improve lives and surrounding communities.  Advance your technical skills without increasing your debt.  Apply today!


Applicants to the W. Wright Foundation Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be female
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Be a high school graduate or current post-secondary undergraduate or graduate level student.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent
  • Upon receipt of award, provide proof of enrollment in undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the academic year for which you applied.


If selected as a recipient, the student may receive an award of up to $10,000.  Multiple awards will be granted, and over $70,000 will be awarded for the academic year. Size of individual awards will be determined by the board.  Awards are not auto-renewed, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate, graduate, vocational, or technical education.

Application for deadline is 06/01/2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year.  We may stop accepting applications after we have received 250. AS NOTED, we have received 250 applications this year and have closed the window as of May 21, 2024.

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