D. Jack & Geraldine L. Gaido Memorial Scholarship Fund

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D. Jack & Geraldine L. Gaido Memorial Scholarship Fund

Typical Award: One Scholarship of $4,000

Post-Secondary Program: Bachelor's


  • Applicant must be a current year graduating senior who resides within the boundaries of any Washington County School District and who demonstrates financial need.

Special Consideration

Preference will be given to the students from Trinity School District and Chartiers-Houston School District (including homeschooled students residing within those districts). Additionally, qualified applicants who intend to study medicine, theology, or business will be given special consideration.


To be considered for this award, the applicant must submit an online application that includes:

    • A response of no more than 500 words to the following essay topic: How will my plans for post-secondary education help me to achieve success in my future career?

    • A PDF of the applicant’s FAFSA Student Aid Report.


All required application components must be received by April 1. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.


Questions regarding post-secondary scholarships or the application process should be directed to scholar@wccf.net.

The Foundation will take steps to secure transcripts for any applicant who is under consideration for an award. Scholarship awards are determined solely by the Foundation and scholarship awards may be rescinded at any time if upon further review, the applicant is deemed to be ineligible, or for any other reason as determined by the Foundation.