The Rex Wright Scholarship

Description of Award:

Scholarships will be awarded through a point system as follows, based on 60 points being a perfect score:

  • 58-60: $1,000.00
  • 55-57: $ 750.00
  • 52-54: $ 500.00

The awarded money will be awarded directly to the school and is applicable only toward tuition. This is a non-renewable scholarship. Recipients must maintain a satisfactory grade point average at the post-secondary institution. If the recipient drops below the required GPA or leaves the school prior to completion of the semester immediately following the deposit of monies to your school account, all scholarship money must be refunded to the PA Youth Foundation.


  • The applicant must be a senior enrolled in an approved Career and Technical Program.
  • The applicant must be a National SkillsUSA Pennsylvania member in good standing
  • The applicant must be pursuing either an Associates’s (two year) or a Bachelors’s (four-year) degree program at a post-secondary school.

Criteria for award:

The awardee must notify the PA Youth Foundation, of the post-secondary institution he/she will be attending. A letter from that institution is required as proof of enrollment. The award must be used within two (2) years of the award date


Applications must be received no later than April 1, 2023.

Fill out your application here.