BERKSHIRE HILLS FUND FOR EXCELLENCE'S

MICHELLE GILLETT CREATIVE WRITING AWARD FOR YOUNG WOMEN

AWARD GUIDELINES

WHO CAN APPLY

Female students of Monument Mountain Regional High School who are in their senior year in the 2017/18 school year.  

AWARD INFORMATION
The Berkshire Hills Fund for Excellence seeks applications for the Michelle Gillett Creative Writing Award.   

The scholarship award will be given to the student or students who meet the following criteria:  

  • Quality of the writing 
  • Clarity of thinking 
  • Strength of voice and vision 
  • Creativity of overall submission 

The Michelle Gillett Creative Writing Award is named in memory of Michelle Gillett, a writer, feminist, journalist, poet, mentor, wife, mother and columnist.

AWARD

The award recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship award payable to their college or university for the 2018/19 school year.  All applicants will be notified by April 1, 2018.

HOW TO APPLY

The application form is available here. Please note: We recommend using Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader to complete and save the form. 

Applications can be emailed to grants@berkshiretaconic.org or mailed to Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation's office location: 

Grants
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street, PO Box 400
Sheffield, MA 01257

 

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Pictured: Michelle Gillett