Marguerite E. Swartz Scholarship Fund

Marguerite E. Swartz (nee Addams) graduated from Wilson High School in 1937 and remained fond of Wilson all of her life. She spent her youth on a farm along State Hill Road and operated a deli stand at the Shillington Farmers Market. Marguerite passed away in 2001.

She established this fund through her will to be used for scholarships for seniors graduating from Wilson High School who have a financial need and for former Wilson High School graduates who have a financial need.

In order to apply, applicants must have achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 in high school, and must have attended only Wilson High School in grades 11 & 12. Decisions will be based on academics, character, and financial need.

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Scholarship Fund

Marguerite E. Swartz Scholarship Fund

This fund awards scholarships to students graduating from Wilson High School.

January 1 - March 1

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Western Berks County


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