McWright Family Scholarship

Open toFor students at Washington

This scholarship is funded annually by Earle McWright. Earle McWright has been a teacher, coach, and administrator in the Franklin Pierce School District for many years.


The McWright Family Scholarship is intended to encourage and assist a graduating senior from Washington High School to continue their education.

Amount1 scholarship(s) of $600 each. (total annual contribution: $600)
Award notesOne time award.
Selection criteria
  • The recipient must be a Washington High School graduating senior with a record of good attendance.
  • Although not required, preference will be given to a senior who also attended Keithley Middle School.
  • Must have documented active involvement in school activities, clubs, or athletics
  • The recipient may attend a college, university, vocational, or technical school.
Selection process

The Washington High School Scholarship Committee will select three qualified applicants for this scholarship. Each applicant will then complete a short one page essay on the topic “How will you advance social justice causes in college and beyond?” The committee will make every effort to include Mr. McWright in the final selection. They will select a scholarship recipient and an alternate. The scholarship shall be awarded to the alternate if the primary award winner does not continue their post-secondary education in the specified time.

Administration of the fundThe fund is administered by the Franklin Pierce Foundation, a nonprofit corporation registered in the State of Washington.
Method of payment
  • Receipt of a completed Scholarship Acceptance Form will hold this scholarship for the student. The scholarship can be held no longer than 16 months after June 30th of the year of graduation from high school.
  • Upon receipt of Proof of Enrollment Form including a student ID number, funds will be released to the institution in the name of the student.
Complete the Scholarship Acceptance Form and Proof of Enrollment Form online at:
Fund typeAnnual scholarship