The Peter Wentz Farmstead Society invites you to apply for the Albert T. and Elizabeth R. Gamon
Scholarship presented by the Peter Wentz Farmstead Society in honor of Albert
T. and Elizabeth R. Gamon. This academic award will be available on a one-time
only basis to a student who is currently pursuing a degree in Pennsylvania German
History, Cultural Studies or Decorative Arts and/or related Museum Studies.
The scholarship is based on your academic record, activities and leadership qualities as presented in this application.
Two letters of recommendation from individuals who have worked with you, e.g. a
professor, coach or employer are required. In addition, the completed application
must be signed by your advisor prior to submission. The required essay and grade
transcript are an important part of the application.
The Scholarship Committee will review the applications; awards will be made at their discretion.
The Committee's decision is final.
Applications must be filled out completely and legibly. All required documentation must be attached. Applications
will be accepted through March 1 each year.
The amount of the scholarship is $5,000.00 and the check will be made payable to the college or university that
the student is attending.
Click here for a PDF version of the scholarship application that you can print out and
complete. (This requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you can download for free from
Applications may be dropped off at the Farmstead or mailed to:
The Peter Wentz Farmstead Society
2100 Shultz Road
P.O. Box 679
Worcester, Pa. 19490-0679
If you have any questions, please contact the Farmstead at 610.584.5104.