Fannie Williams Scholarship

The Wilfandel Club is committed to promoting education for young people in the community.  On behalf of the club, the Fannie Williams Scholarship Committee promotes higher education by providing scholarship awards for high school seniors.  The scholarships are designed to financially assist African-American students pursue and attend college.  The number of scholarships granted each year, the amount of the scholarships and the recipients shall be determined by the scholarship committee.  Proceeds from club fundraisers fund the scholarship awards.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • Must be a senior currently enrolled in high school.

  • Plan to attend a four-year college or university.

  • Have achieved a minimum score of 700 on the SAT, or 15 on the ACT.

  • Have a G.P.A of at least 2.5.

  • Submit a completed scholarship application.

  • Submit an official transcript of grades.

  • Submit two letters of recommendation.

  • Write and submit an essay (topic selected by the scholarship committee).


  1. Successful scholarship applicants will be invited to participate in an interview, and the recipients will be presented to The Wilfandel Club membership and guests during the June program meeting.

Scholarship Recipients


San Jose State University

University of California, LA


Michigan State University

University of San Francisco