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Award Criteria for the 2022-2023 Academic Year 

Eligibility

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Children of permanent WSSC Water employees and retirees who are enrolled or accepted for admission as full-time students in an undergraduate program which will lead to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree or certificate of graduation or equivalent from a vocational educational institution.  

The employee/retiree must be currently enrolled in the Fund and have contributed or pledged a minimum biweekly contribution of $5.00 per qualifying child by June 30, 2022. The contribution must be $130 a year per child or a $5.00 biweekly pledge for a consecutive (12) month period for award eligibility.

The employee/retiree must also be the natural or adoptive parent or legal guardian of the child.

Applications for scholarships must be submitted to the Board by June 30, 2022, for the 2022-2023 academic year beginning in the fall of 2022. Applications are available now from any Scholarship Board member.

Berger Scholarship Application

Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis with payments made to the school per semester. No student may receive a scholarship for more than five consecutive or non-consecutive years. Scholarship recipients must remain in good standing at their educational institution to continue to be eligible.

Questions?: Email BergerScholarship@wsscwater.com and jessica.wright@wsscwater.com

Scholarship Award Criteria

Scholarship monies awarded will be based on merit based on the following:

  • Academic Achievement - Heavily weighted towards Grade Point Averages, and SAT scores (College Freshmen Only).
  • Community Service
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay

Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis with payments made to the school per semester. No student may receive a scholarship for more than five consecutive or non-consecutive years. Scholarship recipients must remain in good standing at their educational institution to continue to be eligible.

Last Modified: March 31, 2022, 12:47 pm EDT