Berkshire County Scholarships

Berkshire Taconic administers 31 scholarships funds for students in Berkshire County who plan to attend an accredited college, university, graduate program or other professional institute. Scholarships generally range from $1,000 to $10,000, and appeal to a variety of interest areas, including political science, engineering, history, physical education, creative writing, nursing and more. Some scholarship funds offer annual grants to students over the course of their undergraduate or graduate careers, provided that the students continue to meet the fund requirements.

All scholarship applications are due April 1, unless otherwise noted.

The 
Andrea Wagner Women in Science Scholarship Fund awards $1,500 scholarships to female residents of Berkshire County who are currently enrolled at a four-year college and majoring in natural or physical sciences or engineering. 

The 
Antonio and Antoinette Pieropan Scholarship Fund awards one $3,750 scholarship to a resident of Stockbridge or West Stockbridge. The recipient may reapply each year for a total of $15,000. 

The
 Caligari Family Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors of Monument Mountain Regional High School who are entering their first year of a college or university with the goal of pursuing a career in an art- or design-related field. Awardees will receive $1,500 annually.

The
 Cella Family Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors who are Pro Shop employees and/or caddies of the country clubs of Berkshire County. Grants of up to $1,150 will be awarded.

The
Charles and Elinore Agar Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors of Monument Mountain Regional High School who are entering their first year of a nationally accredited college or university, with a particular interest in science, engineering, history or creative writing. Awardees will receive $500 annually.

The 
Dana Labbee Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors of Hoosac Valley High School who plan to attend an accredited college, university, vocational-technical or professional institute to study political science, mediation, communications or pre-law. Awardees will receive $1,500 annually. 

The 
Emma Miller Scholarship supports graduating seniors who are residents of Adams, Cheshire or Savoy who are planning to attend an accredited college, university, vocational-technical or professional institute in the United States. Awardees will receive $1,000 and may reapply for funding the following year.

The 
Esther Samuels and Mabel Cornman Educational Scholarship Fund sponsors graduating seniors of Lenox Memorial High School who are entering their first year at a nationally accredited college or university. Awardees will receive $1,000 annually.

The 
Ferris Burtis Scholarship Fund sponsors graduating high school seniors who have been accepted at a conservatory or school of music. Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

The 
Garrett Francis Collins and Josephine Goodwin Collins Scholarship Fund supports residents of Hinsdale who have been accepted to an accredited college, university, vocational-technical or professional institution. Grants of up to $1,500 will be awarded. 

The 
Guido Masiero Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors of Monument Mountain Regional High School who are entering their first year at a college or university to study physical education, health and wellness or business studies. Two grants of $1,000 will be awarded.

The Honorable James P. Dohoney Scholarship Fund
 awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors of Monument Mountain Regional High School, Mount Everett Regional High School, Lenox Memorial High School and Lee High School.

The
 Housatonic School Scholarship Fund awards graduates of the Housatonic School and residents of Housatonic who are pursuing a post-secondary education. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded.

The James E. Bugley Scholarship (Jamie Fund)
 sponsors graduating high school seniors who are residents of Berkshire County and who plan to attend an accredited college, university, vocational-technical or professional institute in the United States to study music or the vocational arts. Awardees will receive $1,500 annually.

The Jo Anne Huntley Magee Scholarship Fund awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating students of Lenox Memorial High School who are in high academic standing and have been accepted to an accredited college or university. 

The
 Mark Huber Basketball Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors of Lenox Memorial High School who are members of the varsity basketball team and are attending a two- or four-year college, university or vocational school. Grants of up to $1,150 will be awarded.

The
 McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund supports seniors who are residents of Monterey and are entering their first year at a college or university, as well as prior McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship recipients. Grants of up to $7,500 will be awarded.

The
 Michael Elihu Hedges Memorial Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors of Lenox Memorial High School who are attending an accredited school of higher education for the purpose of enriching themselves and the world. Grants of up to $1,500 will be awarded.

The 
Moe England '53/England Scott Family Scholarship Fund awards $1,500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are planning to attend Colgate University in Hamilton, NY.

The
 Myrtle and Raymond Mercier Scholarship Fund selects one graduating senior who is a resident of Stockbridge and in pursuit of a Technical Associate's or Bachelor's Degree. The awardee will receive $5,000.

The New World Fund Scholarship
 supports new immigrants who have been in the United States for five years or less and are pursuing a degree at Berkshire Community College. Awardees will receive $1,000 annually.

The 
Nicholas Boraski Family Scholarship Fund supports graduating high school seniors who may not have fully realized their academic potential in high school but have an intellectual curiosity and are committed to pursuing a rigorous higher education curriculum. This scholarship is through nomination only; please be in touch with your guidance counselor. Awardees will receive $2,500 annually. 

The 
P.D. and Lucy Graybeal Wyantenuck Scholarship Fund supports children or grandchildren of Wyantenuck Country Club members or full-time employees. A single scholarship of up to $7,000 will be awarded. 

The 
Rhoda Rubin Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund awards $1,150 scholarships to residents of Berkshire County who are pursuing a degree in nursing at Berkshire Community College.

The Waterman and Remillard Fund
 awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating students and alumni of Drury High School who are enrolled in a college-level theatre program.

The 
West Stockbridge Grange Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors who are residents of Great Barrington, Richmond, West Stockbridge or Stockbridge and interested in studying agriculture, conservation, nursing or teaching. Grants of up to $1,150 will be awarded. 

The
William and Margery Barrett Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to graduating seniors who are residents of Adams, Cheshire or Savoy and planning to attend an accredited college, university, vocational-technical or professional institute. Scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded, and recipients may reapply for funding each year to receive a total of $20,000.

The 
William J. Newton Memorial Scholarship Fund supports residents of Berkshire County who are planning to attend a two-year program at a community college or a technology curriculum at a community college, technical, vocational or trade school. Awardees will receive $1,000 annually. 

The
Winthrop Crane Scholarship Fund for Graduate Student Aid sponsors graduates of Wahconah Regional High School or a vocational-technical program of a public high school who are enrolled at a college or university for post-graduate studies. Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

The 
Women's Club of the Berkshires Scholarship Fund supports female students in Berkshire County. Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to pursue a career that will benefit girls and women in Berkshire County. Grants of up to $1,150 will be awarded.

The
Zenas Crane Fund for Student Aid awards scholarships to graduates of Wahconah Regional High School who are planning to enroll at an accredited college or university. Awardees will receive $1,000 annually. 

Scholarship application forms for all the funds are online and can be found at
www.berkshiretaconic.org/SearchScholarships.