Welcome to Penn Wood Foundation, Inc.

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The Penn Wood Foundation is an independent, community-based organization formed to assist children of the William Penn School District and their families. The major goal of the Foundation is to enrich opportunities for the social and academic growth of students in the District’s six boroughs (Aldan, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, and Yeadon) to provide equity of opportunity and academic excellence. Click here to Donate!


PWF Scholarship Application

Dear Class of 2019:

The Penn Wood Foundation will award four scholarships to graduating seniors, in the amount of $500 each, at the June 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

The following are the submission requirements for the Penn Wood Foundation Scholarships:

  • Applicant cleared for graduation by May 17, 2019.
  • Applicant must be pursuing higher education at a certified college, university,
    technical school or military service.
  • Applicant must submit essay answering the following: Based on your experience within the William Penn School District and taking into consideration your personal and educational goals, how would you envision yourself helping a student in a similar position in 5-10 years? What programs would you implement? What initiatives would you support? How would you get involved to help students achieve their goals and succeed?

Essays must be 1 to 3 pages in length typed in Times New Roman Font, 12 pt, double spaced,
1 inch margin, top, bottom, left and right. Please proofread your essay carefully.

Submissions are due by Monday, May 20, 2019 and can be made on our website. Paper submissions should be sent via interoffice mail or U.S. Mail to: c/o President, Penn Wood Foundation, Administration Building, 100 Green Avenue, Lansdowne 19050. Download our paper form here.

Scholarship recipients will be announced at the June 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

On behalf of the Board of the Penn Wood Foundation, we offer the members of the Senior Class our sincerest best wishes in their future endeavors.


Deandra Taylor
Penn Wood Foundation