For twenty-five years, the METCO Directors’ Association (MDA) awarded an annual scholarship in memory of former Scituate Public Schools METCO Director, Florence M. Howes. During that time, over thirty-five thousand dollars was awarded to eligible METCO seniors to assist in their continuing academic endeavors. Upon the dissolution of the Florence M. Howes Scholarship, the MDA agreed that it was important to continue the tradition of honoring the tremendous commitment and hard work of deserving METCO youth by providing financial assistance through the scholarship award process. Therefore, the MDA has proudly established the METCO Directors’ Association Scholarship.
- Participation in the METCO Program from METCO Directors’ Association Member District.
- Maintenance of a 3.0 GPA; however, students with a 2.5 GPA with community service and who have held leadership positions will be eligible
- Current and past involvement in community activism and volunteer work within human service organizations
- Completion of the admission process to one or more accredited institutions of higher education
Here is the link to the 2019 MDA Scholarship application. Please use firstname.lastname@example.org for all inquires. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Saturday, May 25th. All supporting credentials should be scanned and submitted to email@example.com.
2017-2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Melrose METCO Program
Brianna Previlon — Hampton University
Isaiah Andrade-Goncalves — UMASS Dartmouth
Brookline METCO Program
Joseph Clark — Bridgwater State University
2019 SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Lateefah Franck- Lincoln
Jesenia Castro- Foxbourgh/Walpole
Margaret Credle-Thomas- Arlington
Contact the Committee HERE.