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scholarships are available to
local students. Please contact each organization for
- Any student of Hispanic heritage who has been accepted or is
waiting to be accepted at a higher learning insitution may obtain an
application from the SHS guidance office.
Cualquier estudiante de descendencia
haya sido aceptado o este esperando ser aceptado a una institucion de
ensenanza superior puede obtener una solicitud de la secretaria en la
Oficina de Consejeria de la SHS.
Bay State Games Future Leaders Scholarship
Awards six $2,000 college scholarships to Bay State Games participants,
and aims to identify young men and women who will be tomorrow's
leaders. Open to high school Juniors who are MA residents.
available to High School Seniors, Undergraduates, Graduates, Community
College and Non-Traditional Students. All Big Y customers and
their dependents in the Big Y Market Area and Big Y
and their dependents, regardless of residence, are eligible.
Applications can be obtained in stores from early October
January of each year, with an application deadline of February 1st.
Bill Mastro Memorial
Scholarship (Gateway Players)
- All college bound seniors, active in Gateway Players may apply for
this $500 scholarship. The scholarship is awarded as a way of
encouraging the arts among our youth and rewarding Gateway youth
members for their hard work and support. Applications forms
available at the Gateway Barn, and the submission deadline is April 1. For more information call Gateway 508-764-4531.
Joseph Walker-Hoover Scholarship - Graduating High School
seniors in the New England area may apply by writing an essay on the
topic of anti-bullying.
- The Central MA South Chamber of Commerce typically awards 3 $1,000
scholarships each year. Students who are attending school or living in
the Chamber's service area with a GPA of of 3.0 or above are eligible.
Exchange Club of
– A.C.E. Award
Worcester Foundation Grants & Scholarships
- Awards many
scholarships to local students to attend college. Students who submit
the completed application by the due date will be considered for more
than 110 separate awards ranging from
$250 to $5,000. Students may be selected for more than one award. Visit
the website for full requirements and to apply online.
Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
–Awarded since 1959 to students planning a career in health
care. The scholarship
forms are available in the guidance offices of all area schools as well
as in the Volunteer office of Harrington Hospital, and must be returned
to your guidance representative.
- Ten scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded to New England
student athletes. Applicants will be asked to write an essay
explaining why they are a good sport on and off the field.John J. Hart Memorial Scholarship
- Provides scholarships to students from Southbridge, Sturbridge,
Charlton and Dudley, who will attend a college or university with a
major pertaining to public safety and/or public health.
- Each year the committee awards a scholarship to a nursing student
from the area served by Harrington Memoiral Hospital in Southbridge.
The mission of the scholarship is to support the education of a
bilingual student currently enrolled in or accepted to a nursing
program. Details & applications available at the nursing office
Harrington, or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of
RYLA Scholarship – Supports a three-day leadership-training
at Nichols College, Dudley.
Future Contest - Liberty Bay Credit Union members are
eligible to win one of ten $1,000 scholarships in the Greater Boston
- Offers a $500 scholarship to students that either have a disability,
or have a parent or family member that is disabled, or who is entering
an institution of higher learning that will lead them into a career in
working with people with disabilities.
- Scholarships are available for Southbridge High, Tantasqua, Shepherd
Hill, and Bay Path students. Forms and information are
at school guidance offices.
- Open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who
will be attending accredited colleges and universities and majoring in
horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry,
agronomy, environmental studies, land management, botany,
or other allied subjects. Applications are available at local
high school guidance offices or may be requested by writing to the
Darlene Kulesza, 52 Lebanon Hill, Southbridge. Students must be MA
residents, have a minimum B average, good character, and financial
need. Two scholarships will be awarded.
- The Dr. George E. Causaubon Memorial Scholarship will award a minimum
of two $1,000 scholarships to Southbridge residents that will graduate
high school this spring. See school guidance offices or any
Club member for applications.
Southbridge Little League Scholarship
- The Southbridge Little League Board of Directors is offering two
scholarships for two graduating seniors. The Margret Schwall Memorial
Scholarship for $500 and the Jordan Blair Memorial Scholarship for
$500. Open to seniors residing in Southbridge and graduating from a
high school in 2017. Applicant must have participated in Southbridge
Little League for one season. Applicant must also be planning to attend
an accredited college or university. Applications due May 12, and are
available at the library.
Southbridge Optimist Club
– One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants
must be Southbridge residents graduating this year.
can be otained at the SHS Guidance office, or by contacting Scholarship
Chairperson Michael Guillet at 508-765-5700.
- Available to Southbridge residents - preference will be given to
applicants who are enrolling in a Criminal Justice/Law degree program.
Applicants must complete an application, an essay on the
"Community Policing," and provide a college resume, copy of high school
transcripts and college acceptance, and personal recommendations.
Southbridge Pop Warner Scholarship-
Southbridge Pop Warner offers 2 scholarships, the Jan Sichol Memorial
Cheerleading Scholarship for $500 and the Joe Theodoss Memorial
Football Scholarship for $500. Open to seniors residing in Southbridge
and graduating from a
high school in 2017. Applicant must have participated in Pop Warner for
one season. Applicant must also be planning to attend
an accredited college or university. Applications due May 12, and are
available at the library.
Southbridge Savings Bank
- Awards several $1,000 scholarships to area students.
Southbridge Woman’s Club
Awards a scholarship to a graduate resident of Southbridge, Sturbridge
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for College Admission Counseling -
The NACAC makes it their mission to help you get into college. In their
"For Students" section you'll find great tips and resources.
Artsy teens will want to pay particular attention to the Performing and
Visual Arts College Fair. Provided by the National
for College Counseling.
A commercial site by a firm that’s been in the college and career biz
since about day one; it's worth checking out.
for student aid? Take a look at FAFSA on the Web. Provided by
Department of Education.
- This highly rated site is the first place to look for financial aid
information. By National Association of Student Financial Aid
Scholarships.com - You'll find a list of
guaranteed by individual colleges to ALL admitted students meeting the
criteria listed. By American Educational Guidance Center.
- Online Information
from the people who bring you the SATS.
Princeton Review - The
Princeton Review is the big dog of the test preparation (SAT, etc)
world, so take a look.
Online - The annual college rankings.
by State - A list of
university websites by state. Provided by the University of
College Guide -
Search for schools by location, size and cost. Ask questions
the Admissions Guru.
Online - Designed
to replace the Dictionary of Occupational Titles,
includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities,
and interests associated with occupations. Provided by the
Department of Labor.
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