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  • December 1 marked the opening for the 2018 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund scholarship application process. New applications will be accepted from qualifying, high school seniors looking to further their studies in the fall of 2018....

  • The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship Program will accept new applications from qualifying, high school seniors looking to further their studies in the fall of 2018. Renewable scholarships of up to $5000 per year are available to seniors that demonstrate financial need and are planning to......

  • At the site of where its namesake played his high school basketball, the Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund hosted “Reach Back” Day on October 31 for over 100 high school seniors. Inside of Overbrook High School’s gymnasium, these seniors had the opportunity to learn more about......

  • To commemorate College Readiness Month, the Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund (WCMF) proudly teamed up with the School District of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Education, and local college preparatory programs to welcome more than 75 Philly students and their family members to a college......

  • During her senior year at Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School, Navya George learned about the Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship from the School District of Philadelphia’s website. Before starting college, Navya was selected as a Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholar in the fall of 2014....

  • The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund’s illustrious group of 50 scholars has company. The newest WCMF Scholar Class was selected earlier this month for the 2017-18 school year. The Scholars include Lin Jia Chen, Devia Terry, Badia Weeks, Robert Sim, Rafael Barcan, Karen Kim, Anna Pugsley......

  • Attention all Philadelphia High School Seniors! Mark your calendars! The 2017 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund scholarship program opens soon. If you are a high school senior planning on going to college or a technical school, have a financial need, reside in Philadelphia, have cumulative GPA......

  • Since 2005, the Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships to more than 50 local area high school seniors. Wilt Scholars have pursued their degrees at institutions across the country from as near as Temple University here in Philadelphia to as far away as......

  • The second annual Sixers Youth Foundation Gala, the “Evening on the Court” is a not-to-be-missed event that raises financial support for programs that serve the young people of Philadelphia and Camden. The Gala is attended by Sixers players and alumni, entertainers and community leaders, all......

  • Beginning on February 1, the application for 2017 scholarships will open for high school seniors residing in Philadelphia and Camden. Scholarships will be offered for students pursuing both 2-year and 4-year degrees. Minimum eligibility requirements include a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA. Preference is given to......