Pittsfield Scholarship Fund

Pittsfield Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Guidelines

WHO CAN APPLY

Graduating high school seniors who currently reside in Pittsfield, MA, attend Pittsfield High School or Taconic High School and have a demonstrated financial need.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior of Pittsfield High School or Taconic High School
  • Be a current resident of Pittsfield, MA
  • Be planning to attend a four-year college or university, two-year college or vocational school
  • Have demonstrated financial need

AWARDS

Each year, $1,000 or more will be awarded to one graduating high school senior.

REVIEW CRITERIA

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

  • Financial need
  • The student’s motivation to succeed in pursuing a college degree or certificate as evidence by:
    • His or her ability to overcome challenges
    • Exhibition of a strong work ethic
    • Dedication to his or her area of interest

Applications will be reviewed by a Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Scholarship Committee. Their recommendations will be reviewed by Berkshire Taconic’s board of directors.