115-67 237th Street, Elmont, NY 11003 ExecutiveDirector@wilsonfund.org


We provide nine David & Dovetta Wilson Scholarships annually and distribute umbrella awards to recipients on behalf of families and individuals invested in the support of education and leadership. 

DDWSF invites all Scholar Recipients into the Wilson Fund family, establishing connections with, and among, cohorts. 


  • Scholarships are one-time awards.
  • Each recipient is eligible for an award for an amount between $1000-1500.


DDWSF Scholarship Recipients excel academically, engage in civic and/or religious acts of service, and demonstrate a commitment to use their education to give back to our local, state and national communities.

  • Applicant must be a Graduating senior of a public high school (U.S.) and either a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college or university
  • Applicants must have a GPA above 2.5

Submission Requirements

  • Completed and signed Application
  • High School Transcript (official and unofficial accepted)
  • Recent Photo (HS Graduation photo preferred)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (minimum 1)
  • Recipient must provide proof of college registration prior to receipt of award

Additional Information

  • Submission of an application to DDWSF constitutes permission to use recipient’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade
  • Recipient will be notified by mail
  • No transfer of award is permitted
  • All application materials must be submitted at the same time
  • For support, email submissions@wilsonfund.org


  • Applications must be postmarked or submitted electronically no later than February 15, 2024 (11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time)