Who Can Apply: The Cape Cod Foundation is one of more than 750 community foundations around the country whose central mission is to improve communities through philanthropy and grantmaking. The Foundation currently administers more than 75 scholarship funds and distributes over 138 scholarships totaling $420,000 annually, primarily to students from Cape Cod or the Islands to pursue an education at institutions of higher learning throughout the United States.
The Scarbrough Adult Learner Scholarship is specifically for: adults returning to school who have had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student. Preference is for students pursuing a 2-year degree or professional certificate and/or attending a technical school. Applicants from Southeastern Massachusetts will be considered but preference will be for students from Cape Cod or the Islands.
Selection may be based on financial need, academic merit, community involvement and extracurricular activities in accordance with the terms of each scholarship fund. Award recommendations are made by community volunteer review committees. Applicants receiving a scholarship are typically notified within 2 months of the application deadline. Note: Scholarships monies are sent directly to the educational institution.
Deadline: April 1, 2018