Apply for Corridor Nine scholarships (for academics or career/trade) by Jan 9th

by beth on December 12, 2019

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High school seniors can take advantage of next week’s winter break to apply for a scholarship from the Corridor 9/495 Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber will award over $13K in scholarships this spring. Southborough students and children of the chamber’s members are among those eligible to compete.

Unlike most scholarship opportunities, students don’t have to be continuing to college to receive assistance. Awards are also available to pay for career/trade tools or a certificate program.

The submission deadlines are January 9th. So, it’s a good idea for students to stop by their Guidance office before the winter break to pick up a form. You can also reach out directly to Corridor Nine.

Here are the details:

$13,750 in Scholarships are now available for High School Students!

The Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a total of $13,750 is available in scholarships to graduating high school students. To apply for the scholarships, applicant must be a graduating high school Senior who meets a minimum of two of the following criteria:

  • Reside in one of the Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber’s core towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough or Shrewsbury.
  • The child of any person who is employed by a Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce member
  • Plan to major or minor in business (i.e. finance, hospitality, entrepreneurship, marketing, communications, trades, etc.)

Applicant must be pursuing an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or trade certification. Awards will be granted based on achievement, leadership, work and/or internship experience, financial need, appearance of application, and a personal interview. Only semi-finalists for scholarships will be invited for a personal interview. Application deadline is Thursday, January 9, 2020. Applications postmarked after the deadline date will not be considered. Applications are to be delivered or mailed to: Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce, 30 Lyman St, Suite 6, Westborough MA 01581.

For any questions or to receive a copy of the application, email Karen Chapman at karenc@corridornine.org or call the office at 508-836-4444.

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