PWCCA Scholarship

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America’s Scholarship Program is established to recognize young people that are actively involved in the sport of dogs, with emphasis on Pembroke Welsh Corgis.  Our goal is to support and reward those worthy individuals that have a dedication to the breed at a number of levels, demonstrated good sportsmanship and have educational aspirations.

Past Recipients
2014 - Alexandra Castelanelli
2015 - Morgan Humphrey
2016 - Tara Mullen
2016 - Trisha Rettig


The PWCCA will award up to $2,000 to one or more qualified students currently enrolled or who plan to be enrolled in an institute of higher education. This includes high school seniors, high school graduates, and those already enrolled in higher education. This scholarship is open to all U.S citizens. Applicants are not required to be a member of the PWCCA or a Pembroke Welsh Corgi regional club.

PWCCA Scholarship Applications are available year round from the committee chair. Any application postmarked after June 1st will not be eligible for consideration.

Application Instructions:
--The legibly typed or printed complete application must be postmarked by June 1st.
--Application is to be completed by the applicant.
--Unofficial high school and/or college transcript should be included.
--Copy of SAT or ACT scores, if applicable.
--One letter of recommendation from a teacher or community member who is not a relative.

Application Considerations:
--Years of active involvement in the sport of dogs.
--Years specifically involved with Pembroke Welsh Corgis.
--Number of activities with dogs. (Junior Showmanship, Therapy work, Training in performance events, rescue, etc.)
--Scholastic achievement. (GPA)
--Community involvement.


All applicants will be notified in writing by August 1st.  A check will be sent to the award recipient’s school of choice after providing verification of enrollment as a full-time student.

Scholarship recipient shall be announced at the PWCCA annual meeting.

Click here to download the application.

Mail (USPS) completed PWCCA application and documentation to the committee chair:
Debra Castelanelli, 401 W. Armstrong Road, Lodi, CA 95242
209-334-9433
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