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Instructor: K D'Amico, A Addonizio-Spiriti   
WHS Scholarship Page
Contact your guidance staff for any scholarship questions:
Mrs. Kathleen D'Amico Ext. 7114
Mrs. Annamaria Addonzio-Spiriti Ext. 7115
Mr. Ben Cimmino Ext. 7113
Mrs. Mariana Babine-Secretary Ext. 7140

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Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE)

The Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE) is pleased to offer a scholarship award, in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00), to be awarded to a high school senior who is pursuing a career in law enforcment or criminal justice. This scholarship is presented during the annual Spirit of MAWLE Award Ceremony.

All candidates will be evaluated based on their achievements in relation to the entire pool of applicants. The scholarship will be awarded by July 1st of each year. To be eligible, applicants must meet the Scholarship Criteria, and complete the Scholarship Application. The award winner(s) will be chosen by the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement.


We welcome you to apply,

MAWLE Executive Board

2017 Massachusetts Harbormasters Association Scholarship Application

The Massachusetts Harbormasters Association, North Shore Chapter, is pleased to announce that again this year, we will be awarding a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00. Due to the involvement of your community’s Harbormaster Department with our association, a senior student at your school may be eligible for this scholarship.

This scholarship is available only to students pursuing a program of higher education in Marine or Environmental related fields.

Upon completion of the application, please include an essay of no more than five hundred words, a financial aid form, if applicable, the student’s grade point average, and class rank (furnished by the school).

Please mail the completed forms to:

Ray Gauthier, 24 Chandler Road, Salem, MA 01970

Applications must be received by May 19th, 2017 in order to qualify.

Application link:

The Pirandello Lyceum Scholarship

The Pirandello Lyceum Scholarship
The Pirandello Lyceum of Greater Boston is seeking qualified high school students for its annual scholarships. Applicants should be college-bound high school seniors with high academic averages, high SAT scores, involvement in extracurricular activities and financial need. We are especially seeking students who have studied the Italian language, intend to study Italian in college, or wish to spend their junior year abroad in Italy.

The scholarship application is available on our website ( and is also attached. Please inform your high school principals/staff so that they may encourage qualified students to apply. Students should print and complete the Application and mail, along with a High School Transcript, SAT scores, two Letters of Recommendation, and a personal essay. to:
The Pirandello Lyceum
P.O. Box 565
East Boston, MA 02128

The Pirandello Lyceum is a private, non-profit organization that aims to encourage a greater understanding and appreciation of Italian culture among all people. Therefore, students of all ethnic groups are encouraged to apply for these scholarships.

Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship

Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship
To be considered for the Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship, graduating seniors must be:

A resident of the City of Boston

A Boston Public high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA

Accepted to an accredited college or university

Involved in community service

Interested in pursuing studies in Government, Public Administration, Management, Planning, Architecture or Design.

All applicants must submit the following information:

A cover letter that includes :

Your name

Home address

Telephone number

Email address

List of attached documentation

A 1,000-word essay describing your interest in pursuing one of the following fields of study: Government, Public

Administration, Management, Planning, Architecture or Design. You may also write about how your community service contribution has affected your outlook on life. Essay submissions should be typed and double-spaced.

A short description of the community service you have performed in South Boston including names of organizations, dates of service, and contact information. Descriptions should be typed and double-spaced.

Proof of Boston residency (examples include a copy of a utility bill addressed to a parent, or your driver’s license).

An original copy of your High School transcript.

A copy of an accredited college or university letter of acceptance for the 2015–2016 academic year, addressed to you.

Two letters of recommendation, one of which MUST be from the community service agency where the applicant has volunteered.

Submission information and essays must be received by Alaina Coppola in Massport’s Community Relations Department no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015. Incomplete submissions will be disqualified. Please contact Alaina Coppola at 617-568-3711 with questions. Click Here.

Henry David Thoreau Scholarship
Henry David Thoreau Scholarship

To apply for the Henry David Thoreau Scholarship you must:

  • reside in Massachusetts and be in your final year at a Massachusetts high school.
  • plan to enroll in college the year that the Thoreau scholarship is awarded.
  • demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field.

Thoreau Scholar Requirements

If selected as a Thoreau Scholar you must:

  • enroll at an accredited college or university of your choice.
  • carry 25% of your undergraduate coursework in subjects related to the environment (you may choose any major/minor).
  • submit an annual report of your activities in the environmental field, including academic courses.
  • provide an official copy of your transcript at the end of each semester and maintain greater than a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

In addition, Henry David Thoreau Scholars are strongly encouraged to secure and complete an internship in the environmental field, which commonly occurs between their junior and senior year. Scholars may apply to the Selection Committee for an internship stipend.

Black Note Scholarship

Black Note

Got a Smoke-Free World Idea? Get $2,000 Scholarship

Black Note $2,000 Smoke-Free World Scholarship

From really bad breath to even worse health woes, smoking traditional cigarettes can be one nasty habit. But it’s not a habit that’s easy to break. That’s where you come in.

Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship to each student that shares innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world’s smoke-free movement.

We’re doing our part with a mission of helping to create a smoke-free world by providing the most authentic and enjoyable alternative to smoking. Your own smoke-free world idea can certainly include the mention of vaping and e-cigarettes, but it doesn’t have to. Feel free to engage your brain in some creative thinking that goes far outside the (cigarette) box.

To be eligible for a scholarship opportunity, you must meet the lineup of requirements, complete an online application, and submit an essay discussing your smoke-free world ideas.

Essay Instructions

We’re looking at your writing abilities, sure, but we’re most interested in your ideas that can help produce a truly smoke-free world. Please write an essay that:

  • Is well-researched and evidence-based
  • Discusses feasible solutions for smokers looking to make a positive change in their lives
  • Encouragemeaningful
  • Explains why a smoke-free world is important for you, society and the environment
  • Is original, clear, concise and compelling to read
  • Includes a photo or video if you feel either adds value to your submission (optional)s others to participate in the smoke-free movement
  • Touches on any personal connection you may have that makes the topic more

Essays should be typed, double-spaced and at least 750 words in length (three pages). Please save your essay as a Word doc or PDF and upload it with your application where indicated.

Application Deadlines

Black Note is accepting applications on a rolling basis until February 1st. The sooner you apply, the sooner you can share your ideas and be in the running for a scholarship!

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Submit an essay as outlined in Essay Instructions, signing your essay with your full name, university name and address
  • Enter only one application and one essay per person
  • Be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

Scholarship Awards and Notification

Scholarship winners will be notified on February 26th of 2017 to receive their earnings.
For more information:

Phillips Scholarship Information

Phillips Scholarship Information

Greetings from the Phillips Scholarship! We are writing to update you about the Phillips Scholarship. The 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 a willingness to work to contribute to college, personal and/or family expenses. This year, new and renewal awards total close to $3 million!

The Phillips Scholarship Fund awarded $494,000 to 79 new recipients from Massachusetts for the 2016-2017 academic year! Complete information and eligibility requirements can be found at our website.

2017-2018 Application Process:

New applications will be posted on the website early in January 2017. The New High School Application and New College Application are due at Noon on May 1st, 2017.


Student Scholarships
Student Scholarships
A list of scholarships for students from Massachusetts schools can be located in their newsletter. The many scholarships like: Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award - Good360 Sustainability Scholarship - Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships -2015 Scholarship Points Awards - are available along with many more can be found by downloading here: or

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