Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$400

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 4

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award provided annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must plan to major in and pursue a career in social services, counseling, or public interest law.
  2. Must be a high school senior.
  3. Must reside in Worcester County, MA.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors in Worcester County, Massachusetts. Applicants must plan to pursue a career in social services, counseling/psychiatry, or public interest law.

Application requirements for the Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship is provided annually through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF). Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors in Worcester county who are majoring in and planning to pursue a career in one of the following fields: social services, counseling or psychiatry, or public interest law. The GWCF has provided opportunity and financial assistance for more than 40 years in the central Massachusetts area, and continues this mission today with a variety of programs including scholarships for local area students. All applications completed prior to the deadline date will be given full consideration based on academic history, unmet financial need, and the strength of received recommendation letters. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who have a history of extracurricular activity and community service that involved helping low income and immigrant members of the Worcester community.

Award Amount: $400 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $400.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 4

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 4

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but it is expected to remain the same as last year. Applications, instructions, and additional information for the Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship are available online at the Greater Worcester Community Foundation website. To apply for the Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship, students must complete the online scholarship application form. All applications will also require the student to upload a copy of current transcripts for all academic coursework completed at their current school, as well as a letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or other adult community leader who is familiar with the applicant. All applications and supporting documents must be received online no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Liz Nye
Address: 370 Main Street Suite 650 Worcester, Massachusetts 01608

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