The North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for its 2017 Scholarship program are now being accepted. Each year, the Chamber Foundation distributes approximately 25 scholarships to local high-achieving high school students in North Central Massachusetts. Since the establishment of its scholarship program, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation has awarded over a million dollars in scholarships.
Students interested in applying for a 2017 scholarship through the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation should contact their high school guidance department to submit an application. Deadline for applications is Friday, February 24, 2017. A limited number of scholarship applicants are submitted by each school in the Chamber’s service area each year and then reviewed by a committee of Chamber members.
Many of these awards are made possible through contributions from members of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and proceeds from the Chamber’s Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament. Scholarships endowed through the Chamber Foundation are often named in honor of prominent members of the North Central Massachusetts business community whose philanthropy and commitment to the community have helped shape North Central Massachusetts.
The Chamber’s Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization focused on assisting in the betterment of the region through charitable activities. Funds raised by the Foundation are utilized primarily for education/workforce development initiatives and charitable activities in North Central Massachusetts, including scholarships to eligible applicants pursuing education and grants to support economic and community development projects.
For more information on the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation’s scholarship program or a list of the named scholarships, please visit northcentralmass.com or call 978.353.7600 ext. 222.
Photo caption: Pictured are the recipients of the 2016 Chamber Foundation scholarships. From left to right (Jennifer Mueller, Silvio Angustia, Hannah Bagley, Taylor Sadowski, Jasmine McGillicuddy, Lillian Moore-Eissenberg, Deidre Kennedy, Dylan Nadeau, Thu Nguyen, Juan Bermudez, Bethany Sefakis, Patrick Casey, Shale Carey, Jacob DeCarolis, Elizabeth Moison, David Fitzpatrick, Elena Arciprette, Chloe Adler-Mandile, Kelley Connors, Lauren Basque, Natalie Proctor, Stephanie Palis, Hannah Burns)