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Charles D. McWilliams Memorial Scholarship Fund The Charles D. McWilliams Memorial Scholarship was established at The community Foundation of Westmoreland County to provide scholarship support to one female and one male graduating senior from Penn Trafford High School who demonstrate community leadership, strong academic performance and provide a statement of need.

Average Award: Varies
Award Type: Single-Year Award
Application Period Closes: The application for this scholarship will open at a later date. Please check this page again in December for updated information.


  • Attend Penn Trafford High School as a graduating senior.
  • Reside in Westmoreland County.
  • Have demonstrated community service.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school OR 2-or 4-year college or university.

How to Apply

  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • Submit two letters of reference from individuals not related to you.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.