About Marian A.Williams

Marian A.Williams peacefully entered eternal rest on Sunday, December 4, 2005, in
Clinton, Maryland.
Born Marian Torain on November 20, 1927, in Baltimore, Maryland, she graduated
from Saint Francis High School in Baltimore.
In the District of Columbia, she embarked on a dynamic career of community
service. She was a member of the Area Planning Council that was responsible for many
recreational, health and educational facilities throughout Southeast Washington. In
the later portion of her career she was a highly regarded teacher in the field of special
education. For thirteen years, she touched lives and shaped minds in the D.C. Public
School System.
Marian touched many in the Washington Metropolitan area by helping to provide
better learning facilities, access to health care and places of recreation. She often did
these things in anonymity, avoiding the limelight and fanfare. She truly valued humanity
and instilled a sense of community in all those around her. She touched many and thus
her legacy will live on.

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WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

Scholarship Criteria is contingent upon the following areas:

The recipient must:

1. Be a graduating senior of the District of Columbia, Prince George's County or
Anne Arundel County schools.

2. Any field of study is acceptable. However, students studying in the field of
education will be given additional consideration.

3. Accepted by any accredited four year college or university.

4. Be an African American Male or Female.

Items that must be listed and included in your application:

1. Academic Achievement

2. Extracurricular Activities

3. Community Involvement

4. Written Narrative (two page maximum, double spaced and typed)

5. Counselor Recommendation(s)

6. Parent(s) or guardian last tax year W-2 or Tax Statement

7. Statement of Financial Need (limited to one page), if necessary

8. Submit a professional wallet sized photo (either a class graduation photo (with cap and gown) or a non-casual dress photo (NO PROOF PHOTOS). Failure to submit the proper photo will disqualify the application

Applications must be postmarked by February 24, 2018.

Mail applications to:

Attn: Scholarship Committee
Alpha Phi Alpha PUL Charitable Foundation
Marian A. Williams Memorial Scholarship
1700 Fraser Fir Court Mitchellville, MD 20712

PROOF OF REGISTRATION AND ENROLLMENT IN YOUR
UNIVERSITY MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE FOUNDATION NO LATER
THAN SEPTEMBER 30th AFTER HAVING RECEIVED THE AWARD,
IN ORDER TO RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP PAYMENT.

 Download the Marian A. Williams Memorial Scholarship Application