Applications for the 2021 scholarship program through the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation will be accepted starting February 1, 2021. Students interested in applying for a scholarship through the Chamber’s Foundation should contact their high school guidance department to submit an application. Each year, the Chamber Foundation distributes approximately 25 scholarships to local high-achieving high school students in North Central Massachusetts. A limited number of applicants are submitted by each school in the Chamber’s service area each year and for consideration by a committee of Chamber members. Deadline for applications is Monday, March 1, 2021.
Since the establishment of its scholarship program, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation has awarded over a million dollars in scholarships. Many of these awards are made possible through contributions from members of the Chamber and proceeds from the Chamber’s Scholarship fundraiser. 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. 225.