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.