THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF CONCORD AND CARLISLE IS THE LARGEST SOURCE OF SCHOLARSHIPS SPECIFICALLY FOR STUDENTS IN OUR COMMUNITY WHO NEED HELP TO PURSUE THEIR DREAMS. WE DISTRIBUTE AN EXTRAORDINARILY HIGH PERCENTAGE OF THE MONEY WE RAISE. WE ALSO OFFER A VARIETY OF NAMED FUNDS TO HONOR A LOVED ONE.
APPLICATION FORMS AND DEADLINES
NOTE: Please contact us if submittal of your application is being impacted by the coronavirus cancellations or quarantines.
To be eligible for consideration, you must have completed secondary school studies and be a current or past resident of Concord (MA) or Carlisle (MA), or have attended school in either of these towns. All Scholarships granted by The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle are based on financial need.
All applicants who demonstrate unmet financial need will be considered for scholarships awarded by our affiliates, however we have determined that undergraduates will afforded priority in funding until their need gap is fully addressed, therefore there is little likelihood of receiving support for graduate studies. Unfortunately, late applications cannot be considered
To apply for financial assistance for the 2021-22 academic year please fill out the appropriate online application below:
Please pay special attention to the instructions how to save and return later if you don’t complete the application in one session.
Deadline: Submitted by May 1, 2021
Deadline: Submitted by Apr 1, 2021
If prefer to use a paper application please complete one of the applications below and mail by the indicated deadlines.
Deadline: Postmarked by May 1, 2021
Deadline: Postmarked by April 1, 2021
All applicants, including those who are currently receiving a scholarship from The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle, must submit a current copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Your application consists of the following three parts which must all be submitted online or postmarked by:
April 1 if you are currently in college
May 1 if you are a high school senior
1. The application for The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle.
2. Your official transcript. Make sure you request your official transcript from your college early enough for them to mail it before your deadline. We will not accept transcripts postmarked after April 1 (for in college students) or May 1 for high school applicants. Some colleges require several weeks to process this request. We do not accept non-official transcripts (e.g.; copies, downloads, reprints, screenshots)
3. Your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA indicating your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). You may submit your FAFSA as early as October. You will need to submit your FAFSA application in plenty of time to mail us the SAR before the deadline. We strongly recommend completing the FAFSA as early as possible.