William J. Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scholarship name: William J. Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scholarship created by a bequest from William J. Wolf, founder and president of General Cleaning Company. Although Mr. Wolf completed high school, he did not have the means to attend college, which he regretted. Through the establishment of this fund, he is able to give back in perpetuity to the Pittsburgh community that he and his wife, Elizabeth, loved, and to the Lutheran religion which they supported during their lifetimes. This scholarship is to assist with the college or graduate level education of students of Lutheran denomination.

Eligibility:

  • Have a residence in: Allegheny County
  • Be a member of the Lutheran denomination.
  • Complete an application.
  • Maintain good grades.
  • Maintain a GPA of: 2.00
  • Write and submit an essay: 200 words highlighting facts about yourself, e.g., your purpose in pursuing post-secondary education; your career objectives and future goals; accomplishments either inside or outside of school that have given you the greatest personal satisfaction as well as the importance of the Lutheran religion in your life.

How to apply:

  • Provide a high school transcript.
  • Provide a college transcript.
  • Provide a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • Provide 2 letters of reference.
  • Write and submit an essay: 200 words highlighting facts about yourself, e.g., your purpose in pursuing post-secondary education; your career objectives and future goals; accomplishments either inside or outside of school that have given you the greatest personal satisfaction as well as the importance of the Lutheran religion in your life.

Contact for more information:

  • The Pittsburgh Foundation: Deborah Turner - turnerd@pghfdn.org

Scholarship Application (click to download PDF):


Categories this scholarship falls into: Status in school: Undergraduate   Status in school: High School Senior   Residence: Allegheny County   Status in school: Graduate Student  


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