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Scholarships Available: Van Hoogan and NC Chamber

Dorothy Ganser Van Hoogen/Andre B. Van Hoogen Scholarship

Commissioners of Trust Funds are very pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for the Dorothy Ganser van Hoogen and Andre B. van Hoogen Scholarship. This Scholarship is designed for persons who have left school and wish to re-enter education at a time in their lives which may be complicated by the demands of family or work life. This Scholarship is for individuals who need support in returning to, or starting, a program of post high school education.

This Scholarship may be used toward, tuition, transportation, books or child care in order to attend school in a baccalaureate program, associates program, advanced degree program, technical education or other career certificate programs. Applications are available in the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall and the Trust Funds’ Office at Prescott School. If you have any questions, please contact the Trust Fund’s Office at 978-877-6787.


Scholarships Available through the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation 

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for its 2019 Scholarship program are now being accepted.  Each year, the Chamber Foundation distributes approximately 25 scholarships to local high-achieving high school students in North Central Massachusetts.  Since the establishment of its scholarship program, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation has awarded over a million dollars in scholarships. 

Students interested in applying for a 2019 scholarship through the North Central Massachu-setts Chamber Foundation should contact their high school guidance department to submit an application.  Deadline for applications is Friday, March 1, 2019.  

For more information on the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation’s scholar-ship program or a list of the named scholarships, please visit or call 978.353.7600 ext. 222.  

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