The Town of Marion Scholarship Education Fund Committee works to fundraise and oversee scholarships for graduating seniors who currently live in the town of Marion, Massachusetts. The scholarship amount awarded is based solely on donations and fundraising. The application criteria that the committee will review are based on financial need, character, academic record, extracurricular activities and community involvement.
Please note that the number of scholarships, and the amounts, are to be determined each year by the committee.
Applicants must be residents of the Town of Marion, Massachusetts, must be graduating high school seniors, and must plan to attend post-secondary school.
Selection of Recipients:
Recipients will be selected based on the criteria outlined below, and must submit a complete application to be considered. Recipients will be notified in May. Scholarships will be given after first semester college grades are submitted to the Town Hall.
Applicants are responsible for submitting the following information to be eligible:
Completed application (see below).
High school transcript from the last four years.
One letter of recommendation from someone (not related to the applicant) who can attest to the applicant’s academic achievements, character, personal drive, leadership qualities, and/or initiative. Letters must be from someone such as: a teacher, guidance counselor, administrator, community leader, coach, supervisor, or employer.