The Washington Historical Society is currently accepting applications for the Stanley and Marjorie Wilke Memorial Fund Scholarship.

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to both a Washington High School and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School senior.

The student must be planning to attend a college or university. This is the ninth year that the scholarships are being awarded.

Applicants must complete a Community of Washington Universal Scholarship Application Form and create a presentation on local history.

The presentation on local history should be submitted to the Washington Historical Society. The presentation could be in the form of a written essay of 500-1000 words, or a Powerpoint or video presentation of no longer than 15 minutes.

Those interested should check with their school’s guidance office for the deadline. Presentations to the Historical Society are due by Friday, March 16.