Scholarships

Welcome to the Old Colony’s Scholarship’s page. Below you’ll find Scholarships available to Old Colony Students. If you are having trouble finding a scholarship feel free to email your guidance counselor for assistance. 

Scholarships are also listed on MEFA Pathways, an interactive software program available to Old Colony students and their families which helps them plan for college and careers.  https://www.mefapathway.org  To login, use your school user ID and password.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT CRITERIA DEADLINE
Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship $500 Graduation Senior May 1, 2023 and please submit to Guidance
Mattapoisett Lion’s Club Scholarship $2,500 Mattapoisett or Rochester Resident March 25, 2023 and please submit to the contact on the application
NBCWRT Joseph Langlois College Book Scholarship $500 Graduating Senior March 25, 2023 and please submit to the contact on the application
Plymouth County Bee Keepers Association Scholarship $1,000 Graduating Senior pursuing a field in agriculture April 1, 2023 and please submit to the email provided on the application
The Rebekah Assembly of MA Scholarship     March 31, 2023 and please submit to the contact on the application
Prince Henry Society   Pursuing a career in medicine, a female student pursuing a career in education, a student enrolled in a pre-dental program. April 1, 2023 and please complete online
Southcoast Health Ambassadors Scholarship $1, 500 Graduating Senior pursuing a field in health care April 1, 2023 and please submit to the contact on the application
Mattapoisett Women’s Club Scholarship $2, 500 Graduating Mattapoisett Resident March 31, 2023 and please submit to the contact on the application
College Scholarships Varies Tons of opportunities to search for and apply to on your own Varies. Please follow directions for each scholarship
Moving to College Scholarship

Varies – There are 8 participating campuses

  • Year-round, On-campus Housing
  • Meal plans
  • Case management and other support services
The Moving to College (MTC) Scholarship is the newest housing scholarship initiative within the Massachusetts Housing Scholarship Program. MTC provides an on-campus housing scholarship to Massachusetts public high school and HiSET graduates who are also an unaccompanied homeless youth. A MTC Scholarship supports a student’s transition to, progress through, and completion of a college education. The Massachusetts Housing Scholarship Program is housed at the Department of Higher Education (DHE) and aligned with DHE’s Strategic Plan for Racial Equity. Scholarships for up to 20 students are supported through partnership among the Departments of Higher Education (DHE), of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), and with additional support provided by Regional Youth Service Providers and participating campus partners. Scholarships are supported by state funds. Please complete online by clicking the link to the left. There is a contact person on the website for any questions
Bridgewater Credit Union Scholarship/Lisa Lewis Goodman Community Service Spirit Award

$1, 000

$2, 5000

Please see the criteria on the scholarship page February 28, 2023
PCT Federal Credit Union Scholarship $1, 500 Member of this credit union and can be a child or grandchild of a member April 8, 2023
Francis Ouimet Scholarship Varies
  • All Ouimet Scholarship candidates must have performed 2+ years service to golf as caddies, or in golf professional or course superintendent operations at any golf course in Massachusetts.
  • The candidate must also plan to attend an accredited institution of undergraduate higher education full-time.
  • Students may apply as seniors in high school or during their college career.
December 1, 2023 for new applicants. Please complete online
George Coleman Scholarship $2, 000 1. Strong academic performance
2. Record of perseverance
3. Compelling personal story or unique achievement
March 1, 2023
Old Colony PTO Scholarship All kinds/Varies

Graduating Senior

May 2, 2023 – Please turn into Guidance
Venus Morris Griffin Scholarship $10, 000
  • You MUST be a High School Senior in the United States
  • You MUST have a biological parent that is currently incarcerated
  • Students that are adopted and in foster care that meet all terms and conditions are encouraged to apply
February 15, 2023
Cranberry Country Chamber Scholarship $1, 000 Rochester and Carver Students March 30, 2023
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Varies – renewable  students with financial need who display academic achievement, sustained service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and a history of part-time employmen Early Response for High School Students, due 12 noon, April 3, 2023;  Regular for High School Students, due noon, May 1, 2023 – Apply online
Anna White Washburn Scholarship   Graduating senior from Rochester and accepted to a 4 year degree program Due to Guidance April 26, 2023
PB&J Scholarship $1, 000 students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed May 31, 2023  – submit online
Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Varies Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, a minimum of 25% Italian Heritage, and financial need February 20, 2023 – apply online
Journalism Education Foundation of New England Scholarship Varies must be a resident of New England, a senior in high school planning to attend college in Fall 2023, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate a serious interest in a career in journalism March 31, 2023 – apply online
First Citizen’s Charitable Foundation Scholarship $5, 000 graduating students who will be furthering their education in an accredited two or four-year college. To be eligible, the applicant and/or parent/guardian MUST be a member of FCFCU; and the student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 April 1, 2023 – Apply online
Devin Carrier Memorial Scholarship $250

Graduating senior, play on one of our sports teams, strong family values

May 5, 2023 – Please turn into guidance
Mattapoisett Congregational Church Scholarship $2, 500
  • Resident of Mattapoisett or Rochester OR member of the Mattapoisett

Congregational Church

  • High school senior graduating in June 
  • Submitted an application to or been accepted by an accredited postsecondary education program
March 31, 2023 – Please turn into guidance
Christa-Baptiste-Patterson Scholarship $500 Graduation senior pursuing a degree April 14, 2023 – Please submit to contact on form
Club Madeirense S.S. Sacramento Charitable Foundation Scholarship   Graduating seniors pursuing a degree in higher education April 1, 2023 – Submit to contact on form OR online www.feastoftheblessedsacramentcom.ning.com
Carver Fire Department Scholarship $500  Immediate family member, (i.e. son, daughter, niece, nephew, stepchildren, grandchildren, or spouse).  The applicant must have been a resident of Carver throughout the four years of their High School education. They must currently be pursing undergraduate or graduate studies, technical school program at an accredited Institution. Currently enrolled as a full time or part time student and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or a “C” average for the applicant pursing an academic degree TBD
Anthony “Tony” Martin Memorial Scholarship $1, 500 Graduating senior pursuing a career in carpentry April 29, 2023 – Please submit the online application
Friendly Son’s of St. Patrick $1, 000   April 1, 2023 – Submit to contact info on the application
Acushnet Teachers Association Scholarship   Graduating Acushnet residents, attended Acushnet Elementary or Ford Middle School April 21, 2023 – Please submit to the contact person on the application
Greater New Bedford Garden Club Scholarship $1, 500 Graduating seniors pursuing college degree in horticulture, landscape design, agriculture, forestry, conservation or environmental science April 1, 2023 – please submit to the contact person on the application
       
Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association Scholarship  $1, 000 Graduating senior, Mattapoisett resident or relative or a Mattapoisett Police Officer, Accepted to college or trade May 12, 2023 – Turn into Guidance
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

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Leave your options open. Apply today and make your decision in March. 8th grade students from Acushnet, Carver, Lakeville, Mattapoisett, and Rochester are invited to begin the application process at https://oldcolony.go2cte.com.

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