Our Scholarship Funds

The generosity of individuals, families, businesses, and communities is helping students pursue their dreams of higher education.

The directory below lists the scholarship funds held by the Foundation. Each holds a story, as well as unique selection criteria. While we have over 130 funds, we only have ONE scholarship application, and we match applicants with the scholarship opportunities for which they are eligible. 

Are you a potential applicant? Explore our funds!

Use the keyword search below to see what types of opportunities you might be matched to when you apply. Type in your school, city or town, or community organization. Type in the field of study you plan to pursue. You can learn more about your eligibility for GWCF scholarships here, and if you have any questions, email scholar@greaterworcester.org.

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Catherine Burgholzer Memorial Scholarship

For graduating seniors from Worcester County who have, or had, a parent with cancer and have a strong record of community service, with preference to students from Shrewsbury High School.

Type of Student (High School or College)

Only graduating high school seniors are eligible for this scholarship.

Required Residence

Any city or town in Worcester County (located in central MA)

Required High School

None

Required Field of Study in College

None

Other Requirements or Preference

Have, or had, a parent with cancer; strong record of community service; preference to students from Shrewsbury High School

Non-Renewable / Renewable

Non-Renewable (one-time award)

Availability

Every year

Honoree Profile

Click HERE to download the Honoree Profile for this scholarship (.PDF)

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