2017 Award Recipients

2017 Award Recipients

ABOUT US

                       

Marblehead Dollars for Scholars, Inc. is a private, non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to providing need-based financial aid to students who have graduated from Marblehead High School and/or who live in the Marblehead community. Marblehead Dollars for Scholars is a chapter of Dollars for Scholars, a program of Scholarship America.

Marblehead Dollars for Scholars was founded in 1987 by a group of concerned citizens and members of the Marblehead High School faculty and administration. The essential motivating factor was the limited availability of scholarship funding for students within the local community.

Marblehead Dollars for Scholars purpose is to raise scholarship funding through current giving and the establishment and maintenance of a permanent endowment. Award selection is accomplished through an Awards Committee comprised of members of our Board of Directors and coordinated with the High School awards process. Scholarship grants range from $500 to $7,000 and are awarded to high school seniors, advanced standing students and continuing education candidates. Marblehead Dollars for Scholars also provides award candidates for other scholarship funds not under its direct control. The award history is as follows:

 

 

           

Year

Amount

Number of Awards

 

Year

Amount

Number of Awards

1988

  $28,000

10

 

2003

    $105,000

50

1989

  $41,000

16

 

2004

    $120,000

60

1990

  $60,000

24

 

2005

    $130,000

65

1991

  $65,000

30

 

2006

    $126,500

65

1992

  $60,000

30

 

2007

    $131,500

67

1993

  $65,000

27

 

2008

    $139,000

72

1994

  $78,000

32

 

2009

    $140,000

75

1995

  $80,000

36

 

2010

    $128,500

59

1996

  $83,000

36

 

2011

    $127,000

68

1997

  $87,000

36

 

2012

    $127,000

74

1998

  $98,000

33

 

2013

    $129,400

65

1999

$107,000

41

 

2014

    $141,500

66

 2000

$124,000

43

 

2015

    $152,250

61

 2001

$132,000

50

 

2016

165,000

60

 2002

$120,000

51

 

Total:

$3,090,650 

1,402

 
 

The Directors of Marblehead Dollars for Scholars believe that we as a group can make a difference in the life of our community. It is incumbent upon us as citizens to provide the next generation with educational opportunities. To the extent that financial need is an obstacle to this goal, we hope to serve our community well. For more information, please visit our website marblehead.dollarsforscholars.org or contact Todd Zion at todd@toddzion.com.

 

 


Marblehead Dollars for Scholars
PO Box 4
Marblehead, MA 01945