Nicholas Cumer Scholarship Fund

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Nicholas Cumer Scholarship Fund

Normally, a $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year.


  • Applicant must be a current year graduating senior from Washington High School who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in the medical field, including but not limited to nursing.
  • Applicant must demonstrate ability to complete chosen post-secondary course of study and have achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must provide high school transcript.
  • Applicant must provide an ACT or SAT test score (official or unofficial), if it is not included on the applicant's transcript.*
  • 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 detailing future goals and explaining how personal experiences and education will help you to achieve these goals.
  • Applicant may provide two letters of recommendation (no relatives please).
  • Applicant must complete the online application as provided and mail the application confirmation along with one hard copy of all required documentation to the WCCF.

Complete application must be received by the Foundation by April 1.

Scholarship will be awarded in the spring.


Questions regarding post-secondary scholarships or the application process should be directed to

*Provided test was taken during pandemic year.