Roughly 20% of our applicants receive scholarship awards. 97% of our successful applicants are high school seniors who will attend an accredited college or university in the upcoming academic year.
Scholarships Awarded in 2016
In June 2016, the Foundation awarded 391 scholarships totaling $623,350. Awards varied in size from $300 to $5,000. Roughly half of them were renewable for subsequent years of study. To learn more, view our complete list of awards: 2016 Scholarship Recipients [PDF].
The Foundation hosted a Scholarship Reception on June 14, 2017 for scholarship recipients, their families, scholarship donors, and community volunteers. Over three hundred people attended the event, which was held at Worcester State University. Pictured above is a student who received a scholarship through Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the donor who made her award possible. View photos from the 2017 Scholarship Reception