2012-2013 Scholarship Application
***The Newton North Scholarship Application is now available on Newton North HS website and
must be completed online.
he two required recommendations should be hard copies and mailed or dropped off at the Scholarship Office, Room 110C, College and Career Center, 457 Walnut Street, Newton, MA 02460. ***
*** NEW *** CHARLES ELIOT SCHOLARSHIP The Metropolitan Area Planning Council presents a $500 scholarship for seniors entering college that wish to further their education in the fields of land use planning, open space protection, land management and other ecological issues. To download an application, go to http://www.mapc.org/about-mapc/eliot-scholarship Contact person: Thomas Hauenstein (
Deadline for 2013 applications is April 26, 2013.
*** NEW *** Elsie FRANK SCHOLARSHIPS In honor of the late Elsie Frank, mother of former Massachusetts Congresman, Barney Frank. Elsie Frank was a member of Greater Boston PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian and Gays). Download application at: http://community.pflag.org/scholarship-application Awards up to $15,000. Deadline late March, 2013.
*** NEW *** MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION of INSURANCE WOMEN, INC. Applicants must enroll in a two-year or four-year accredited college or university. Included in the scholarship application process: a written essay, two letters of recommendation, your high school transcript and a letter or acceptance from one or more colleges. Questions and applications: email Loretta West at
Deadline: April 1, 2013.
*** NEW *** NEWTON CHAPTER of JACK and JILL of AMERICA A Scholarship for an African-American/Black high school senior applying for fall 2013 admission to an accredited four year college or university. Award: $1,000.00 Eligibility: Grade point average not lower than B-; excels in service and extracurricular activities. Contact person: Marie McGehee at:
Deadline: May 1, 2013.
*** NEW *** MASSACHUSETTS BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Award Scholarship: $500.00. (The John F. McKenzie Scholarship) Eligibility: Commitment to attend Mass Bay in the Fall of 2013. Have a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher; be a resident of Massachusetts. Application at: http://www.massbay.edu/scholarships/ Contact Person: Mary Shia at 781-236-3125. Email:
Deadline: May 1, 2013.
*** NEW *** Student SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES A list of scholarships that high school students from the Newton area are eligible for. Scholarships range from $500 to $50,000. Download their newsletter: http://www.studentsscholarships.org/2013scholarships.php Deadlines vary according to the scholarship. A few examples: SJ Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship ($5,000); NHS Scholarship Program ($10,000); Davidson Fellows Scholarship ($50,000); The Grand Scholarship ($10,000); Odenza Scholarship ($500); Vancouver Restaurant Scholarship ($500); Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship ($5,000); Big Dig Scholarhip ($3,000); Man Mac Automatic Scholarship ($500); BBG Communications Scholarship ($1,000). *** NEW *** ARMENIAN WOMEN’S EDUCATIONAL CLUB High school students will be awarded 4 Scholarships in the amounts of $1,000.00. Eligibility: Entrance to a 4 year college. To apply: Call Araxie Manjikian at 781-937-0515. Deadline: April 30, 2013.
*** NEW *** MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION of INSURANCE AGENTS The Philip J. Farrell Memorial Scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.00. Eligibility: Students must have participated in the Big I Junior Classic Golf Tournament. Application: MAIA, 91 Cedar Street, Milford, MA 01757. Tel: 508-634-2900.
*** NEW *** Lt. Paul J. SULLIVAN SCHOLARSHIP Awards of: $3500, $2500, and $2000. Students must be a member of Sacred Heart Church in Newton, or various Waltham, Watertown, and Belmont Parishes. Eligibility: well-rounded athletes who are involved in your high school, religion, and community. Questions and application: Contact Eleanor Donato 617-484-5569. Deadline: April 23, 2013.
Rockland Charitable Trust Foundation A $2.500 scholarship to assist families with a limited income ($59,360).To attend a four year college or Dean College.Student must be of high character, involved in community/extra-curricular activities, and academically successful.Contact person: Jeanne Travers, 288 Union Street, Rockland, MA 02370.
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Applicants must be a Massachusetts resident and plan on a two or four year school.Applicants must be interesting in studying over-the-air broadcasting.Scholarships: one for $2,000 and one for $3,000.Contact person: Jordan Walton at 800-471-1875.Deadline: March 30, 2012.
Maria Vallone Italian Cultural Scholarship Student must be enrolled at Newton North High School.Students must be taking Italian classes, and have demonstrated diligence in the classroom and community.Students must incorporate Italian in some way in his/her goals for his/her future vocation.Scholarship award $1,000.Contact your Italian teacher if you are interested in applying, or contact the Scholarship Office.
Hood Sportsmanship Scholarship A $5,000 scholarship for students who have participated in a varsity sport; who will attend a two or four year college.Students must have earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA and performed community service.Applicant must submit a short essay explaining why they “are a good sport on and off the field”.On-line at www.Hood.com or contact Lorraine Wark at 207-772-3119, ext. 21.
Michael Scheller Scholarship Scholarship is named in honor of a NNHS graduate, a mentor to younger students, who loved to read.This scholarship is funded for students who will attend the University of Massachusetts, Boston.The applicant must be in good academic standing and has some financial need.Interested students are to email:
Village Bank Scholarships Awards: Two $10,000 scholarships and Fifteen $2,000 scholarships through the Auburndale Community Charitable Foundation.Applicants must be a resident of Newton and the student or an immediate family member must have been a customer of The Village Bank since at least January 1, 2012.Scholarship Applications available in the Scholarship Office.Contact person: Susan Paley at 617-340-1204, or email at:
Student Insights Market Research for Higher Education ScholarshipThis is a unique opportunity for high school seniors regardless of academic achievement or financial need.Student Insights award one $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, and nine $500 scholarships.Log onto: http://www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute online survey about colleges in your area.Deadline: April 21, 2013.Contacts: 724-903-0439 or
Salem State University Alumni ScholarshipOpen to students that are related to a Salem State University alumnus who plan on attending SSU.Awards: $1,700 per school.Scholarships are renewable for a period of up to four years.The application has an essay component addressing one of the following: Academic Merit, Participatory Merit, or Community involvement.For an application, contact: Eileen O’Brien at 978-542-7529.Deadline: April 1, 2013.
The Stephen Phillips Memorial ScholarshipThis organization offers scholarships to New England students with financial need who display academic excellence, strong citizenship and character, and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society.Visit the website, http://www.phillips-scholarship.org to read the most complete and up-to-date information about the criteria and procedures to apply for the scholarship and for an on-line application.Applications should be submitted no later than the post-marked date of May 1st, 2013 to: The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship, P.O.Box 870, Salem, MA 01970Questions: 978-744-2111 or email:
Massachusetts Restaurant AssocationScholarships up to $2,000.00.Qualifications: Students who wish to continue their education in a culinary arts or restaurant/foodservice management program at the college level; must be a U.S. citizen and a Massachusetts resident; students must have a minimum GPA of 2.65 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent); work experience of a minimum of 250 hours of paid or volunteer experience or a minimum 750 hours of paid work experience.Applications: http://www.marestaurantassoc.org Questions: call Heather Carneiro at 508-303-9905.Deadline: April 19, 2013.
Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias Awards: $1,000.Participants must have an altruistic service to their community.The Grand Lodge defines altruistic as an “unselfish concern for or devoted to the welfare of others”.Contact person: David Winer. Website: Hhttp://www.masskofp.org tel. 508-823-0655Deadline: April 1, 2013.
Education Resource CompanyA small resource company that awards $4,000 scholarships.Awards are given monthly, from November to April.Examples: a community college scholarship for $2,000; a women’s scholarship for $2,000.Apply online: http://www.guidtocareereducation.com/scholarshipsContact person:
Student Scholarship ResourcesThis is a list of scholarships that high school students from the Newton area are eligible for since 2003.Scholarships range from $500 to $50,000.Examples: Free Speech Essay Contest ($10,000); Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship ($500); RMHC U.S. Scholarship ($1,000); Youth Activity Fund Grant ($5,000); Horatio Alger Scholarship ($5,000).Applications online: http://www.studentscholatrships.org/scholarship.php
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program Sponsored by The Ronald Reagan Foundation and GE (General Electric).Awards several $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the U.S. (some renewable for four years)Criteria: Students who demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.Students who plan an attending an accredited four-year college or university.Applications and information: http://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships