Scholarships are funded through the Washington Historical Society's Stanley and Marjorie Wilke Memorial Fund.
The Wilkes' son Wayne and his wife Tina established the scholarship in his parents' memory. Wayne and his parents are pictured to the right.
Two $1,000 scholarships are granted, one to a Washington High School graduating senior and another to a St. Francis Borgia Regional High School graduating senior.
Applicants must complete a current Community of Washington Universal Scholarship Application Form through their school's guidance office
A presentation on local history shall be submitted to the Washington Historical Society. This presentation may be in the form of a written essay of 500-1,000 words or a PowerPoint or video presentation of no longer than 15 minutes.