Lynn Friendly Knights Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

Applicants will be considered based upon a combination of the following criteria: academics, participation in extracurricular activities, volunteerism/community work.

For an application, click Lynn Friendly Knights Scholarship Application

Avis Peters Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

In 2023, the Avis Peters Scholarship was established in honor of Ms. Peters who was a supporter of the NAACP. The scholarship awards one $2,500 scholarship to a student of any major or area of study who is accepted to a four-year institution, exhibits leadership skills and is active
in their school and community.

For more information and to apply, click…..

 

Avis Peters Flyer

The Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort’s Spirit of Excellence Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

The Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort’s Spirit of Excellence Scholarship is an annual scholarship whose purpose is to encourage more African- to pursue higher education while easing the financial burden of the expenses associated with attending. Applicants must reside in Lynn, Massachusetts, be graduating high school seniors of African-American descent enrolling in their first semester of college and will be the first generation in their family to do so. Scholarship recipients will be awarded based on their exemplification of academic excellence and commitment to community. Candidates are asked to write a short essay describing how they plan to use their degree to help give back to their community. The application is due Monday, June 3, 2024 and winners will be announced at the end of June 2024.

For eligibility criteria and to apply, click below.

Bluefort Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Bluefort Scholarship Application

SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship at UMass-Amherst

FOR SENIORS

Each fall, the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst awards the SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship to an incoming male freshman at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. This fall 2024, the scholarship awards three to four individuals, totaling $2000+ in scholarship awards. The deadline to apply is October 5, 2024, but the fraternity encourages students to apply before the end of summer to allow the fraternity to efficiently evaluate all candidates.

To apply, click SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship

Student Council – Sgt. Robert D. Gautreau Post 6536 Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

This application is for seniors who have been accepted to college and hope to one day “give back” to Lynn English and its students. Applicants must be a son/daughter of a United States veteran and provide a copy of their parent’s DD 214 form, which can be obtained from Lynn City Hall.

Sergeant Robert D. Gautreau Post 6536 Application

Sergeant Robert D. Gautreau Post 6536 Application

Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

For the 34thconsecutive year the Gerondelis Foundation, Inc., will grant college scholarships to first year college students in the amount of up to $7,500.00 each, depending on the number of qualified applicants who meet the following eligibility requirements:

The applicant must:

  • Reside or attend school in Essex County and be a member of the 2024 graduating class of any public or private high school;
  • Rank in the upper twenty percent of his or her class (This change is applicable for the 2024 application season); or have achieved a combined Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score and Math score of at least 1200 on the SAT test; or a composite score of 27 on the ACT;
  •  Officially be admitted to a four year college or university; and
  • Be of at least one-half Greek lineage.

The deadline is July 1, 2024.

To apply for the scholarship, all information, including the application can be found  at www.gerondelisfoundation.com.

Lynn Housing Authority Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

Scholarship awards will be considered in each of the following categories:

  • A high school senior who is a Lynn resident.
  • A high school senior who is a past or present participant of any Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development housing program or any family member thereof.
  • A high school senior who is a Lynn resident accepted into the education field. This category is in honor of former Chairperson of LHAND Board of Commissioners, Patricia Barton. Anyone that applies for this category must submit a letter of recommendation from his or her High School Guidance Counselor or a teacher at the school stating they are going into the educational field.
  • A high school senior who is a Lynn resident wishing to go into the field of business. This category is in memory of Laurie Walsh, former Chairperson of LHAND Board of Commissioners and co-owner of John’s Oil. Anyone that applies for this category must submit a letter of recommendation from his or her High School Guidance Counselor or a teacher at the school stating they are going into the business field.

Any questions, please contact:

Cathy Rowe at 339-883-2624 / CeRowe@LHAND.org OR

Kassandra Lopez at 781-581-8614 / KLopez@LHAND.org

To be eligible, completed applications and all supplemental information must be received by: Friday, May 3, 2024. 

*Applications will be accepted by mail. Please include your official transcript with your application  

       MAIL TO:      Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development

Attn: Kassandra Lopez

10 Church Street

Lynn, MA  01902

For an application in English, click Lynn Housing Authority (English)

For an application in Spanish, click Lynn Housing Authority (Spanish)

Lynn English Class of 1965 Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

The LEHS Class of 1965 will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one student this year.  The award will be presented upon receipt of proof of verification of first semester enrollment.  This scholarship is not renewable.

The six application parts must be submitted together to constitute a completed application.  The completed application must be returned to the LEHS Guidance Department, Attn:  Mr. Matt Wilkins, no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, May 10, 2024.  No exceptions will be made and decisions are final.  The winner will be announced at the LEHS Awards Night.  Note:  Preference may be made to a grandchild of a Class of ’65 classmate.

The student must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Candidate must be accepted to an accredited two or four-year institution of higher learning.
  2. Candidate must have attended LEHS full time for a minimum of two years.
  3. Be a graduating senior in the top 30% of his/her class).
  4. Demonstrated leadership/participation in school and community activities.
  5. Document a need for educational financial assistance.

For an application, click Lynn English Class of 1965

Boston Globe Foundation/Richard J. Phelps  Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Program

FOR SENIORS

On April 12, 2024, the Boston Globe Foundation will open the application process for the 38th Boston Globe Foundation/Richard J. Phelps  Scholar-Athlete scholarship program.

The program, thanks to funds generously provided by the Foundation and Mr. Richard Phelps, is open to high school seniors. This year, 18 total scholarships valued at $4,000 apiece will be awarded to one male and one female from MIAA Districts 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, one male and one female from Central Mass. (Districts 2/3), and one male and female from the city of Boston. Also, with the enthusiastic support of Richard Phelps, again, we will also be selecting one male and one female from NEPSAC schools in Eastern Massachusetts. The scholarships will be awarded based on excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities, and will go directly toward each student’s post-secondary education.

Please have each of your candidates fill out the 2024 application and return it to the Boston Globe Foundation by Friday, May 10. Candidates must supply the required information with the application (official high school transcript and letter of recommendation from the principal, a guidance counselor/teacher, or a coach).

For more information, click Globe & Phelps Cover Letter. For an application, click Globe & Phelps Application