Crawford Heritage Community Foundation - Scholarship Application

The Raymond Philip Shafer Foundation Scholarship Application 
Complete applications are due to the Foundation no later than 5:00 PM on May 1. This form must be completed and supporting documents must be mailed by the deadline. If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Foundation by phone at 814-336-5206 or e-mail

Supporting documents should be mailed to: 
Crawford Heritage Community Foundation 
PO Box 933 
Meadville, PA 16335-0933

Academic Information

Do not complete this application if you are not currently enrolled in a four-year college/university located in Pennsylvania. 

You must be entering into your junior or senior year to be eligible for this scholarship.

Do not complete this application if you are not a declared Political Science Major. 


This essay should describe your political interest(s), experience and goals related to politics, voting and/or public service.
Supporting Documentation
The following supporting documents must be submitted to the Foundation in order for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Letters of Recommendation may be from advisors, teachers, professors, school administrators, church representatives, supervisors or other who may adequately describe your academic and/or professional achievements, character and/or work ethic. They may not be from relatives. 

You are responsible for having your official college transcripts submitted to the Foundation by the appropriate school personnel. The transcript should cover the first two years of undergraduate studies through the end of the Spring term of your Sophomore year. 
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