This scholarship will be given to a H.S. senior, who is a child of a Law Enforcement officer, for writing an essay on the value of having a good relationship with his or her parents.
The Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Foundation was formed in memory of Delaware State Police Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams, Jr., and to honor his commitment to faith, family, and duty. In keeping with this goal, the Foundation each year solicits applications for one-time $1000.00 scholarships to be used toward full-time post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. The Ron and Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers scholarships are open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey or Pennsylvania with at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent, and who have a parent / guardian that is currently employed by, or entitled to a vested pension from a law enforcement agency, and personally has, or had recognized arrest powers with said agency.
To compete for a scholarship award, the completed application packet must be postmarked March 1st through May 31st of the applicant’s senior high school year. The award must then be applied to full-time schooling, starting in the Fall of that same calendar year. Winners will be notified by mail, and have their names, high school name, and essay posted on the Foundation’s Internet website in July of that same year.
To be considered as an applicant for this scholarship, the following instructions must be followed:
The complete Application Packet must be received by the Foundation as a single mailing that is postmarked March 1st through May 31st of applicant’s senior high school year.
The Application Packet must contain this two-page Application Form, being filled out and signed as directed.
The Application Packet must contain a copy of applicant’s most recent high school course transcript and a copy
of the applicant’s most recent report card.
The Application Packet must contain three reference letters from 3 different adults, each making specific mention
of this particular Foundation’s scholarship.
The Applicant Packet must contain a 500-word minimum essay, authored by the applicant, describing the importance
of developing and fostering strong family relationships. The essay must be typed double-spaced, black ink
on white paper, using Times New Roman or Arial font style, and 12 pt font size.
Year of Need: College Freshman,
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 1,000
The Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Foundation
P.O. Box 5811
Wilmington, DE 19808
Contact Person: Randall Hunt, Scholarship Coordinator