Welcome to Penn Wood Foundation, Inc.

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Mission

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!

Announcements

Scholarships Available to Seniors

Penn Wood Foundation Vito C. Macri Memorial Scholarship and the Penn Wood Foundation Thomas and Jane Clark Memorial Scholarship.

Applicants must submit an 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?

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Penn Wood Foundation Scholarship

These scholarships will be presented to four graduating seniors in 2021. Applicant must be cleared for graduation by a guidance counselor. Applicant must be pursuing higher education at a certified college, university, technical school or military service. Scholarship funds must be used by or before February 2022 or the award/balance will be forfeited. Applicant must submit an 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?

Click here for the application form.

Penn Wood Foundation Julian V. Falana Business Scholarship

Given by Julian Falana, a business teacher at Penn Wood High School. This scholarship is presented to a graduating senior who has taken both Business Law and Entrepreneurship, and has achieved an 80 average or higher in each course.

Click here for the application form.