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John & Sophie Choratch Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2019)

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Who Can Apply: 

  • Applicants must be children of Washington County families pursuing post-secondary education and whose parents or guardians are employed or volunteer as first responders (i.e., fire, emergency/rescue, police). Special preference will be given to those students whose parent or guardian has been killed in the line of duty, or who have otherwise been affected by local tragedy.
  • Applicant must provide a letter from employer of first responder to verify employment status. If parent is a volunteer, letter should be provided from the volunteer organization.
  • Applicant must demonstrate ability to complete chosen post-secondary course of study.
  • Applicant must be accepted at or currently attending a post-secondary trade school, college or university. There is no requirement as to location of school or the field of study.


  • Applicant must provide high school or college transcript.
  • Applicant must provide an unofficial ACT or SAT test score.
  • Applicant must provide a copy of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) student aid report.
  • Applicant must provide an essay of no more than 500 words regarding past accomplishments and future goals including community service activities.
  • Applicant must provide two letters of recommendation (no relatives please).
  • Applicant must complete the online application as provided and mail the application receipt along with hard copies of all required documentation to the WCCF.

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Amount: $1,000



Learn More: https://www.wccf.net/for-scholarships/wccf-scholarships/john-sophie-choratch-scholarship-fund