GARRETT FRANCIS COLLINS AND JOSEPHINE GOODWIN COLLINS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

WHO CAN APPLY

Residents of Hinsdale, Mass., who have been accepted into an accredited college, university, vocational-technical or professional institution.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The Garrett Francis Collins and Josephine Goodwin Collins Scholarship was created in 2015.   

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who are residents of Hinsdale, Mass., for at least four years and who are planning to pursue full-time undergraduate study at a two- or four-year college or university, or other school of the student's choice accredited by one or more of the accrediting bodies belonging to the "Council on Post-Secondary Education."

AWARDS

Scholarship awards are $1,500. Scholarship recipients may reapply for funding for three additional years provided they continue to meet the scholarship criteria.

REVIEW CRITERIA

The committee will review requests for scholarships according to the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement, as indicated by a grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent
  • Financial need

Applications will be reviewed by a Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation scholarship committee. The committee's recommendations will be reviewed by Berkshire Taconic's board of directors.