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Revised: 5/8/2018

BIG Y SCHOLARSHIP

In tribute to both its employees and its customers, Big Y offers an annual Big Y Scholarship Program.  Established in 1984, the program includes a series of scholarships that honor the late Paul H. and Gerald E. D’Amour, brothers who founded Big Y in 1936.  Big Y awards over 300 scholarships each year totaling more than $250,000.  All Big Y scholarships recognize academic merit and achievement.  To be eligible, a student’s permanent residence or school must be located within Massachusetts or Connecticut.  All Big Y customers and their dependents and Big Y employees and their dependents are eligible.  For more information please stop by the Guidance Office or visit www.bigy.com.  All applications, together with the required supporting documents, must be mailed and postmarked no later than February 1, 2018.   EXPIRED

 

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE SCHOLARSHIP

For more than four decades, the Boston University Trustee Scholars Program has attracted students from around the world with outstanding academic ability and the potential to inspire fellow students to excel.   Each year Boston University welcomes 25 new Trustee Scholars to their campus.  Information for this scholarship can be found in the Guidance Department or online @ bu.edu/admissions/trustee.  Students must submit their application for admission and two Trustee Scholarship essays by December 1, 2017.  EXPIRED

 

 

THE 2018 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards helps us recognize outstanding young students from our school who actively participate in volunteering, to draw attention to their good work.  Each year the Prudential Spirit Community recognizes students in grades 5-12 who make meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  Information is available in the Guidance Office or at nassp.org/spiritCompleted application and student/parent agreement must be submitted by Novemer 7, 2017.  EXPIRED

 

THE HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP

If integrity, determination and courage describe you – you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  This scholarship rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life.  This award helps students to overcome the financial barriers of pursuing a higher education.  To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college.  To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalgers.org or the Guidance Office.  Application deadline is October 25, 2017.   EXPIRED

 

WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship supports education, recognizes achievement, and celebrates standout high school student-athletes and around the country.  Seniors, if you strive for excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and in your community, now’s the time to get the recognition you deserve.   Apply today for your chance to earn up to a $10k scholarship.  Information is available on line @ WintheWendysHeisman.com or in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is October 2, 2017.  EXPIRED

 

THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Stephen Phillips Scholarship Fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students from New England with financial need.  Successful candidates are those who display academic achievement, service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and willingness to work to contribute to college, personal and/or family expenses.  We also value demonstrated grit and resiliency in students who have faced significant challenges.  Applications can be found online at www.phillips-scholarship.org or in the Guidance Office.  Early response deadline is April 3, 2018, and regular deadline is May 1, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

ACT STUDENT CHAMPION AWARD

Applications are now open for the ACT Student Champion Award!  The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.    ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.  Applications and information can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions or in the Guidance Office.  Applications are due on December 31, 2017 and the champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018.  EXPIRED

ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

The Elks National Foundation Scholarship application is now available online at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9716/elks.  Any student who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.  Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.  Scholarship value is $50,000 and 500 awards will be available to students.  Deadline is November 30, 2017.   EXPIRED

 

HENRY DAVID THOREAU SCHOLARSHIP

Win up to a $20,000 tuition scholarship for Environmental Studies.  This scholarship will be awarded to outstanding Massachusetts High School Seniors who are ready to meet the challenges of the ever-evolving, interdisciplinary field of environmental studies.   The Thoreau Foundation supports academically successful undergraduates through tuition scholarships to prepare them for environmental leadership.  Information is available in the Guidance Office or online at www.thoreauscholar.org.  Deadline is February 1, 2018EXPIRED

 

THE AMERICAN LEGION HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The purpose of the Legion’s Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the United States Constitution on the part of high school students.  Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be completed and mailed by December 31, 2017EXPIRED

 

 

 

 

THE THREE COUNTY FAIR SCHOLARSHIP

The Three County Fair Scholarship is awarded to students who have had previous exhibiting experience at the Three County Fair or other fairs around our area.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

MASSACHUSETTS AFL-CIO ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM

Applications are now available in the Guidance Office to all graduating seniors throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who are seeking higher education.  The scholarships that are available will total over half a million dollars,  The scholarship exam will consist of 30 multiple choice questions and one essay question with a response of 250-500 words.  The test will be administered on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  Students interested in taking the labor history exam will need to submit their application to the Guidance Department by Friday, December 15, 2017.  EXPIRED

 

THE HORACE SMITH FUND – WALTER S. BARR SCHOLARSHIP

These awards for undergraduate education are made annually to graduating high school seniors.  They must be residents attending public or private secondary schools in Hampden County.  The awards are given based on school records, college entrance examinations, general accomplishments, recommendations and financial need.  The annual award is $2,500 for a maximum of four years.  Applications are now available in the Guidance Office or online at www.HoraceSmithFund.org. The deadline for filing applications is March 1, 2018. EXPIRED

 

THE HORCE SMITH FUND – WALTER S. BARR SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Often times, second and third year undergraduate students require more financial assistance than first year students.  These awards are made to students currently attending college that wish to continue their studies.  They must be residents that graduated from public or private secondary schools in Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The awards are given based on school records, college entrance examinations, general accomplishments, recommendations and financial need.  The annual award is $2,500 for a maximum of four years. Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.HoraceSmithFund.org.  The deadline for filing applications is March 1, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

THE HORACE SMITH FUND – WALTER S. BARR FELLOWSHIPS

These awards are made annually to those wishing to enroll in full time graduate studies.  In general, applicants must be residents of Hampden County.  If residency is in question, the Fellowship Committee reserves the right to make this decision.  Awards are made to students pursuing a specific post-graduate degree. If that degree program requires more than one year of full time study and is warranted, the award can be renewed for as many as two additional years.  Awards will be made on the basis of all available information, including school records, recommendations and examination scores.  Consideration will be given to both the merit and financial need of the applicant.  The annual award is $4,000 for a maximum of three years.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.HoraceSmithFund.org.  The deadline for filing applications is March 1, 2018. EXPIRED

 

THE HORACE SMITH FUND – WALTER S. BARR SCHOLARSHIP – WILLIAM R. ROONEY AWARD

This award offers financial assistance to students with special needs.  One scholarship per academic year is offered to a graduating high school senior who is currently on and has been on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Accommodation Plan for a minimum of two years.  The student must be a resident of Hampden County, enrolled in an eligible high  school, and anticipate on attending either a two or four-year accredited college.  The award is given based on school records, college entrance examinations, general accomplishments, recommendations and financial needs.  The annual award is $2,500 for a maximum of four years.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.HoraceSmithFund.orgThe deadline for filing applications is March 1, 2018. EXPIRED

 

ASSUMPTION COLLEGE – LIGHT THE WAY SCHOLARSHIP

Each year Assumption College awards up to 50, $25,000 scholarships that are renewable all four years. Whether it’s community service to help people in need, innovation to improve society, or volunteering to heal our planet, this scholarship recognizes and supports students who positively impact the world in their own meaningful way.  to Assumption.  For more information please stop by the Guidance Office or information is also available online at www.assumption.edu/lighttheway.  Students must apply for admission to Assumption College and complete the scholarship application by Friday, December 15, 2017.  EXPIRED

 

GRAND LODGE OF MASSACHUSETTS ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICAN

An invitation is being extended to members of the Senior Class to participate in the 2018 Scholarship Award Program sponsored by the Charitable and Education Trust of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, Order of the Sons of Italy in America.  A minimum of twenty scholarships at a maximum of $1,000.00 each will be awarded.  It is important to note that while some of these scholarships are reserved for the children and grandchildren of our members, there are a number of scholarships available regardless of affiliation with the Order Sons of Italy in America and as such, we encourage all of your students to apply.  All paperwork must be submitted in one envelope and postmarked no later than February 1, 2018.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and online at www.osiama.orgEXPIRED

 

THE NAVY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will provide full tuition and fees at 159 of our nation’s most elite and prestigious college and universities.  Requirements include high school graduation or equivalency certificate by August 1 of year of entrance into four-year Navy ROTC Scholarship program.    We strongly suggest you work with your coordinator/recruiter and have them thoroughly review your application before you process it.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.nrotc.navy.mil/scholarship.

 

 

2018 CHRISTIAN A. HERTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Since 1972, The Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship has assisted Massachusetts students with their higher education costs.  Each year, twenty-five students are selected as Herter Scholarship Recipients.    The special role of the Herter Scholarship, as an early identification program, is to recruit high school sophomores and juniors whose socio-economic backgrounds and environmental conditions may inhibit their ability to persevere and attain their educational goals.  Educators, including high school principals and counselors are invited to submit nominations (no more than two per school or agency) for this very competitive scholarship. This application is for sophomores and juniors only.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.mass.edu/herterDeadline for this scholarship is February 2, 2018  EXPIRED

 

ELMS COLLEGE & raise.me SCHOLARSHIP

You can now earn scholarships from Elms College on Raise.me.  Earn scholarships for your academic and extracurricular achievements beginning in ninth grade.  Ways that you can earn; take the PSAT or ACT Plan Tests, visit the Elms College Campus, volunteer in your community, maintain a high GPA.  This new scholarship program is designed to give incentive to students by showing them how these achievements will earn them scholarships towards college.  Information for this program is available in the Guidance Office or online at www.raise.me/join/elms-college.

 

REBEKAH ASSEMBLY OF MASSACHUSETTS

The Rebekah Assembly of Massachusetts, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, offer will offer a scholarship in the amount of $500 to qualified seniors who plan to further their education by attending a two or four-year college program.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  All requirements must be met in order for an application to be considered.  This scholarship requires a personal statement explaining the student’s goals and financial need.  Application deadline is March 15, 2018. EXPIRED

 

NAAAP BOSTON FUTURE LEADER AWARD SCHOLARSHIP 2018

The National Association of Asian American Professionals  - Boston (NAAAP Boston) 2018 Future Leader Award Scholarship is now available in the Guidance Office.  This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates leadership qualities inside and outside of the classroom.  Eligibility requires the student to be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. The deadline for this scholarship application is Saturday, February 17, 2018. EXPIRED

 

RED PINE SCHOLARSHIP

The Red Pine Scholarship Program is seeking students from low- to middle-income families in Massachusetts who have demonstrated academic excellence and are planning to attend competitive colleges as freshmen in the fall of 2018.  This program is designed to support students through tuition assistance, mentoring, and other flexible financial supports.  The Red Pine Scholarship program is dedicated to making college affordable for Massachusetts families and helping students to reach their full potential.   For more information, visit the Guidance Office or the application can be found online @http://www.tpi.org/scholarship/red-pine-scholars-programApplications must be completed by February 15, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

YAWKEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Yawkey Scholars Program provides an opportunity of financial assistance for graduating high school students entering private, competitive colleges in Massachusetts in the fall of 2018.  This program is designed to make college affordable for talented, motivated, low-income students from Massachusetts.  It provides a four-year renewable tuition scholarship and other supports to help students achieve academically and go on to become successful and highly productive members of our community.  Over the past twelve years, the Yawkey Scholars Program has provided $10 million in tuition supports to 298 Scholars as they pursue a college education.  Applications will be processed online – hard copies will not be accepted.  For more information please visit the Guidance Office or go to: http://www.tpi.org/scholarship/yawkey-scholars-programApplications must be completed online by February 15, 2018 at 12:00 noon.  EXPIRED

 

2018 KPMG FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM

KMPG is deeply committed to the advancement, development and empowerment of women.  Supporting this commitment, in 2015 KPMG, in collaboration with the PGA of America, the LPGA, and NBC, hosted the first ever KOPMG Women’s PGA Championship, to elevate the game of women’s golf, and the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, to help advance the next generation of women leaders to senior leadership position in business.  The KPMG Future Leaders Program will foster a strong foundation for young women to succeed in college and ultimately in their long-term careers.  Application deadline is January 31, 2018.  Information for this scholarship is available in the Guidance Office.  EXPIRED

 

CSF WESTFIELD DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS

The Westfield Community through Citizens Scholarship Foundation Westfield Dollars for Scholars has been helping resident Westfield students achieve their dreams of undergraduate higher education since 1962.  In over five decades, through the generosity of countless citizens and organizations of Westfield and beyond, and through the efforts of our volunteers, CSF Westfield has distributed close to three million dollars to almost six thousand Westfield Students.  The application process must be done online.  By applying for this scholarship you not only will find and apply for the CSF Westfield Scholarship but you will also discover scholarships from across the Scholarship America network for which you may be eligible.  Information is available in the Guidance Office or online @ https://csfwestfield.dollarsforscholars.orgDeadline for this scholarship is March 18, 2018. EXPIRED

 

THE COLLEGE CLUB OF SPRINGFIELD

Each year the College Club of Springfield awards a scholarship to a young woman accepted by any four-year college recognized by the American Association of University Women.  This grant of $2,500 is renewable each year for a total of $10,000 over four years subject to the student’s satisfactory grades.  In addition, a non-renewable book award of $500 is given to two eligible applicants.  Scholarship recipients are chosen for their need, scholarship, leadership and integrity.  Eligibility is limited to young women raking in the upper fifth of their class in public schools in the Greater Springfield area and whose family’s income does not exceed $100,000.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline for applications is February 23, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

MARK BAVIS LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

The family and friends of Mark Bavis have established a foundation in Mark’s name to preserve his memory and to perpetuate the principles by which he lived every day and through which he touched the lives of many. Mark’s work ethic helped him accomplish so much in such a short time.  September 11, 2001 changed his family’s lives forever.  They wanted to create something good and lasting out of this tragedy.  They are confident that Mark’s spirit will endure and continue to enrich the lives of many. Mark’s foundation has been set up to provide selected recipients with annual grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to be used for furthering their education.  Any high school student in the Commonwealth Of Massachusetts is eligible.  The scholarship is not academically based, but is awarded on the basis of need.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 15, 2018.

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CHICOPEE SAVINGS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION 2018 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Chicopee Savings Bank Charitable Foundation will be awarding 11 awards of $3,000 to local high school graduating seniors.  All applicants must be a graduating senior, must have a GPA of 3.0 and must demonstrate a strong academic standing and financial need.  Additionally, volunteer performance in the community, participation in school activities, athletics and other activities are taken into consideration.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be returned to the Guidance Office by April 16, 2018.  Only 5 applications can be submitted from each participating school.  Therefore, the sooner it is submitted the better, prior to April 16.  EXPIRED

 

MASSACHUSETTS CREDIT UNIONS PIONEER VALLEY CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Pioneer Valley Chapter’s Scholarship Committee will be awarding six $2,000 Chapter Scholarships and one $1,500 Cooperative Credit Union League Scholarship.  Eligibility is limited to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2018-2019 academic years.  Applicant or patent/guardian must be a member of Holyoke Credit Union.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018. EXPIRED

 

HOLYOKE CREDIT UNION 2018 CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Holyoke Credit Union College Scholarship Program will be awarding three $500 college scholarships this year.  Eligibility is open to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2018-2019 academic year.  Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of the Holyoke Credit Union.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applicants must submit completed applications to the Credit Union no later than Friday, April 20, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

 

BERKSHIRE BANK SCHOLARSHIP

Dreaming of a college education and not sure how to pay for it?  Here is your chance to become a Berkshire Bank Scholarship recipient.  Our scholars embody academic excellence and share in our commitment to community service.  The recipients share our values:  Respect, Integrity, Guts, Having fun and Teamwork and at their core possess an unsurpassed passion to improve the lives of those around them.  If selected, you earn one of thirty-five coveted $1,500 scholarships.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online @berkshirebank.com/scholarships.  Deadline is March 21, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

LEE PREMIUM OUTLETS – SIMON YOUTH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Lee Premium Outlets is once again partnering with Simon Youth Foundation to bring you the Simon Youth Community Scholarship program.  A one-time award of up to $1,500 will be given to one high school senior who lives near the Lee Premium Outlets or in a nearby community.  The student must plan to attend an accredited university, two- or four- year college, or technical or vocational school.  Additionally, an Award of Excellence – a $2,500 renewable scholarship-will be given to the top candidate from among the scholarship winners that represent each of Simon Property Group’s nationwide Premium Outlets locations.  Scholarship applications will only be available online.  Students can apply by visiting syf.org/scholarshipsDeadline is February 15, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF WESTERN MA (CFWM) SCHOLARSHIP

The Community Foundation of Western MA (CFWM) scholarship application opened on January 1, 2018.  Through the generosity of many donors in the region, the CFWM administers over 130 scholarships and 2 interest free loans to eligible students predominately living in the Pioneer Valley.  The online application will be available for submission from January 2, 2018 through March 31, 2018 at www.communityfoundation.org/scholarship/applicationEXPIRED

 

THE JACKE ROBINSON FOUNDATON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to address the financial needs of minority college bound students and provide comprehensive mentoring services through its “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.  Once chosen from a national selective process. “Hackie Robinson Foundation Scholars” receive a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending the college or university of their choice and are enrolled in JRF’s celebrated mentoring curriculum.   For more information please visit the Guidance Office or their website at www.jackierobinson.org/scholarship.  Deadline is February 1, 2018.

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FURMAN UNIVERSITY

Furman University once again will begin the open nominations for the 2018 Furman Scholars Scholarship Program.  Students selected as Furman Scholars are eligible for at least $20,000 per year, $80,000 over four years in scholarships upon acceptance to Furman University.  Additionally, Furman Scholars are eligible for a fee waiver on their Common Application. Furman Scholars nominees must be current Juniors.  Information is available in the Guidance Office and online at admission.furman.edu/register/FurmanScholar.  To receive award certificates by spring awards days, Counselors must nominate students by April 1, 2018, additional nominations will continue to be accepted until June 1, 2018, which is the final deadline for nominations.

 

2018 STUDENT VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The 2018 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in our area.  The scholarship will be in awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications and will be announced in May, 2018.  The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

HAMPTON PONDS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Hampton Ponds Association will be awarding scholarships to area high school seniors that have been accepted to, and will be attending a Secondary School, College or University this fall following their high school graduation.  The Association always awards the scholarships on July 4th as part of our post parade ceremonies.  Information is available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018.  EXPIRED

POLISH NATIONAL CREDIT UNION 2018 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

The Polish National Credit Union will offer a $500.00 Scholarship to a senior who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2018-2019 academic years.  Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of the credit union.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be returned Ms. Wingate in the Guidance Department by April 30 2018EXPIRED

 

SPRINGFIELD GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate college students majoring in, or who have been accepted to a major in a full-time plant science or environmental studies program, such as horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, and land management or other allied fields are eligible to apply.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.   Completed applications must be received by March 20, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

PIONEER VALLEY CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

Pioneer Valley Credit Union is proud to offer the annual College Scholarship program to high school seniors planning on attending college in the 2018-19 school year.  Since the inception of the program in the year 2000 PVCU has given nearly $65,000 in scholarship money to local students.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or at www.pvcu.org.  Application and supporting documents must be submitted to Pioneer Valley Credit Union by March 2, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

 

 

THE GEORGE COLEMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers awards scholarships to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year.  Each high school graduate who is selected is awarded $2,000.  Each recipient of the scholarship is selected from candidates who are recommended by New England secondary school guidance professionals.  Information is available in the Guidance Office.  Applications are available on line at https://neacrao.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/scholarship Applications must be submitted online by March 15, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION STUDENT BRODCASTER SCHOLARSHIP

Applications for the 2018-19 Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Student Broadcaster Scholarship Program are now available for download at MassBrodcasters.org/scholarship.  To apply for this scholarship, a student must be a Massachusetts resident, with a declared major in a broadcast-related field , and be enrolled or plan to enroll at an accredited two or four year school.  The student need not attend school in Massachusetts to be eligible.   Applications are to be emailed or postmarked by Friday, April 13, 2018EXPIRED

 

ITALIAN CULTURAL CENTER SCHOLARSHIP

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts will once again offer the Italian Cultural Center Scholarship for 2018.  These scholarships are available to Seniors of Italian heritage who are attending high school in Western Massachusetts.  The application for the scholarship can be found online at www.iccwm.org under the scholarship tab.  Completed applications, with supporting documentation, must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Holyoke Community College Foundation Scholarship season will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018.  The HCC Foundation has over $200,000 in scholarships available for the coming academic year in a variety of academic programs.  Students who are applying to HCC are encouraged to fill out a scholarship application by going to www.hccscholarships.orgDeadline for submitting an online application is Wednesday, March 21, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

VALLEY PRESS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

In June, the Valley Press Club will award scholarships of $1,000 each to students planning careers in journalism.  They are available to high school seniors in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut who are planning to attend accredited institutions of high education.  Applicants must be seriously committed to careers in journalism.  For more information please visit the Guidance Office or go on line to www.valleypressclub.comApplications must be postmarked by April 1, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

JEWISH ENDOWMENT FOUNDATION

The Jewish Endowment Foundation, a division of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts will again be offering two scholarships, the Springfield Council of Jewish Women Scholarship and the JEF Common Fund Scholarships.  All applications must be submitted electronically.  Information is available in the Guidance Office and online at http://www.emailmeform.com/builder/emf/jefwma/academicscholarships.  Deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

2018 KIWANIS CLUB GOOD CITIZEN AWARDS

The Kiwanis Club of Westfield will provide a $500 award to one student at each of Westfield’s three high schools: Westfield High School, Westfield Technical Academy and St. Mary High School, and at Southwick Tolland Regional High School.  The award is for volunteer community service to school, church, and/or community, and is not based on scholarship.  It is given to students in any year of high school to encourage selfless community service.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Entries must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

MATTHEWS MEMORIAL FUND

This scholarship has been created under the will of William D. Matthews of Longmeadow, MA.  The scholarship is for deserving male graduate of any public high school in Hampden County, MA (excluding the Town of Longmeadow).  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 31, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

NOHO Pride

This scholarship winner will receive $500 to be paid directly to the college or university of choice prior to the beginning of the fall 2018 semester.  The candidate must be a high school senior, a resident of either, Franklin, Hamden, Hampshire or Berkshire County, and must have financial need.   An essay describing how you plan to be a positive role model in the LGBT community is required.  The deadline for the application is May 31, 2018.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  EXPIRED

 

 

THE WILLIAM B. MENARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The William B. Menard Memorial Scholarship Fund was created to honor the memory of William “Billy” Menard, who passed away suddenly on October 5th, 2013 at the age of 29.  Billy’s lifelong passion was teaching golf to students and sharing his love for the sport with others.  This scholarship is open to current high school seniors through college seniors entering or continuing at a four year college or university, with home addresses in the states of MA or CT, who are interested in studying golf management and/or pursuing a career in the golf industry.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be postmarked  no later than Thursday, May 10th, 2018.

 

 

 

GRANVILLE-TOLLAND LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Eligible to any Granville or Tolland resident who is a High School senior planning on attending an institution of higher education.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is May 1, 2018EXPIRED

 

THE DAVID JONATHAN JOSE FOUNDATION

The David Jonathan Jose Foundation is excited to announce our new $1,000 college scholarship, available to seniors graduating from any Massachusetts High School Pursuing high education in the visual or performing arts or any subset of the arts.  David was a talented singer, dancer and actor.  His limitless potential could have taken him anywhere.  The goal of the foundation is to continue his legacy, which we are doing by providing students with the educational opportunities to explore their own potential.  Applications for this scholarship can be found on their website www.djjfund.org, or in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be submitted by March 31, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

THE SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS

The Hartford Section of the Society of Women Engineers invites you to be a part of our 34 th Annual Presentation of Certificates of Merit by nominating a young woman and a young man in your high school who meets the following qualifications; is in their junior year, has completed(or will complete) three years of science and three years of mathematics with distinction, and is an active citizen in the school and/or community.  Information is available in the Guidance Office.   Nominations must be received by Friday, March 23, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF GREATER SPRINGFIELD

The Junior League of greater Springfield will award a $1,000 (per year, up to 4 years) college scholarship to one female graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in volunteer and community service.   Founded in 1901, the Junior League is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  Applications and letters of recommendations must be postmarked on or before Saturday, April 21, 2018.  Applications are now available in the Guidance Office.  EXPIRED

 

2018 FUTURE LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP –

Available for Junior’s (grade 11) – The Bay State Games Future Leaders Scholarship, which awards six $2,000 to Bay State Games participants, aims to identify young men and women who will be tomorrow’s leaders.  The Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation is proud to award these scholarships to six student-athletes who demonstrate leadership through community service, academic excellence, and athletic achievement.   Students must be a past or current participant in the Bay State Games.  The entry deadline is Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office .

 

HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGAM

Recipients of this scholarship will be awarded up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical education.  The student must be a 2018 graduating senior and be enrolled to pursue a technical degree/certificate program.  Information is available in the Guidance Office or on line @ application.horatioalger.org  Deadline is June 15, 2018.

 

FATHER ROBERT F. WAGNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

JERICHO, The Bureau for Exceptional Children & Adults in Holyoke is pleased to announce availability of the Father Robert F. Wagner Memorial Scholarship.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to students from Western MA who are graduation from high school or are enrolled at an accredited college or university.  This scholarship requires the student to demonstrate either an intention to pursue a degree and a career dedicated to serving persons with disabilities, or be a person with a disability seeking to further his or her education.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.   Deadline for this scholarship is March 31, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

HAMPDEN COUNTY IMPROVEMENT LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP

The Hampden County Improvement League was established in 1913, to promote agriculture and farm family life in Hampden County.   HCIL is committed to encouraging youth to challenge themselves and work towards their potential by furthering their education after high school.  Recipients must be a resident of Hampden country for at least two years, be a good student and must show current or previous involvement in 4-H, an agricultural endeavor or be a member of a farm family.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is June 1, 2018.

 

SOUTHAMPTON LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

The Southampton Lions Club will award two $1,500 grants to graduating seniors who reside in Southampton and qualify in the following areas: 1) demonstrated excellence in “service to others”, both in and out of school, 2) must have been accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning beyond the high school level, 3) must have attained academic achievement through earnest effort.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be completed and mailed by May 14, 2018.

 

THE ROVITHIS REALTY SCHOLARSHIP

The Rovithis Realty Scholarship was created to show the importance of giving back to your community and helping those around you.  Rovithis Realty is a real estate company located in East Longmeadow, MA that has built their foundation on giving back to the Western MA and Northern CT community.  This scholarship is open to current high school seniors in the Western MA and Northern CT area who are involved in giving back to their community.  There is no requirement for which major the student is going into.

 

The 2018 scholarship application deadline is May 15th.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

 

 

 

IN HOUSE SCHOLARSHIPS – ONLY AVAILABLE TO WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

 

ELEANOR LARABEE SCHOLARSHIP

The family and friends of Eleanor Larabee will sponsor two scholarship awards of $250.00 each to graduating seniors who have participated in Student Assisting though our Career Center. This scholarship is presented in memory of Mrs. Larabee, a dedicated member of our staff who worked in The Career Center and who cared deeply about the students at WHS.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed application and supporting information must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

 

CHARLES LUCIA SCHOLARSHIP

The Charles “Chet” Lucia scholarship was established to honor the memory of Mr. Lucia who was a 1943 graduate of Westfield High School and an accomplished athlete in three sports.  This scholarship is available to students who have been accepted by a college/university in a Registered Nursing Program.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications and paperwork must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

The WHS Alumni Scholarship was established by former Principal Ray Broderick.  It specifically applies to students who are in need of financial assistance for their college education.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION – SUSAN BARBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The DAR Susan Barber Memorial Scholarship applications are now available in the Guidance Office.  This scholarship will be awarded to one WHS student who is in need of financial aid,  has shown leadership, patriotism, service to Westfield High School and good citizenship.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

THE FRANCIS X. MARTONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The family of Francis X. Martone will again be offering their annual scholarship.

This scholarship will be awarded by Dr. Jane Martone to a worthy senior who she feels represents the qualifications needed for this award.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.   EXPIRED

 

 

THE JANICE C. BUTCHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Westfield Woman’s Club will be offering the Janice C. Butcher Memorial Scholarship to a deserving graduating student in the class of 2018. This scholarship is for a senior of Hispanic Heritage who attends Westfield High School and may or may not have attended Franklin Avenue School (where Janice retired after teaching for 35 years) and has been accepted into a 2 or 4 year college.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

THE RAY MCDONALD SCHOLARSHIP

The family of Ray McDonald will again offer The Ray McDonald scholarship in his memory. The recipient must be a Westfield High School graduating Senior. This scholarship’s criteria seeks an average student who has played a sport at WHS.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

JOSEPHINE PETROS NURING SCHOLARSHIP

The family of Josephine R. Petros will sponsor this scholarship to a Westfield High School Senior in the amount for $500.00, who plans on attending college to pursue a career in Nursing.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

THE ALEX KRAWCZYK KEEFE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

The family of Alex Krawczyk Keefe will sponsor its annual scholarship to a Westfield High School senior in the amount of $500.00 who plans on majoring or minoring in music, or who has been a member of the WHS Band.  Applications are now available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 4, 2018.  EXPIRED

 

 

CHRISTOPHER A. OSTROWSKI MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP

The Christopher A. Ostrowski Memorial Art Scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of Christopher A. Ostrowski who died during his senior year.  Christopher demonstrated an interest in an art career and appreciated the efforts of the Westfield High School Art Department for cultivating this interest.  The Scholarship will be awarded to a student interested in continuing their education at a post secondary level.  Primary consideration will be given to students who wish to further their education in the field of art or art related fields.  Consideration will also be given to students who have taken art courses for a vocational pursuit.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office as well as in the Art Department.  Please submit applications to the Westfield High School Art Department prior to May 11, 2018.

 

WESTFIELD GIRLS LACROSSE – GARY O’GRADY AND BOB STOOPS SCHOLARSHIP

The Gary O’Grady Scholarship is named in honor of Mr. O’Grady, a respected founder, board member, coach and long-time supporter of Westfield Girls Lacrosse.  The Bob Stoops Scholarship in honor of Mr. Stoops – a big time supporter of Westfield Girls Lacrosse as well as a long-time board member and coach.  A recipient of the Bob Stoops Scholarship will have excelled in her school’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) curriculum and/or plan to major in a STEM program in college.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is May 1, 2018EXPIRED

 

JOHN S. LANE & SON, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

John S. Lane & Son, Inc. will fund two $2,000 scholarships this year.  The scholarships will be awarded to two individuals who have proven a record of superior academic achievement, along with preference given to students in need of financial assistance.  The students may not be related to a John S. Lane & Son employee, however, preference will be given to children of employees.  Please stop by the Guidance Office for applications.  Deadline is May 4, 2018. Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office.  EXPIRED