Active Scholarships for 2020-2021




Max Award

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Students write an essay: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

June 12


American Legion Auxiliary Department of Vermont  

One award will be given in the amount of $1,000 .

Applicant must be a graduating senior in an accredited high school. Please note that letters of recommendations and other documents are required.

Applications available in the Money Corner in the School Counseling Office.

Send applications to:

American Legion Auxiliary Barre Unit 10

PO Box 1198

Barre, VT 05641-1198

April 25


Barre Town Middle and Elementary School Scholarship

Must be a Barre Town resident and Barre Town Middle and Elementary School graduate. Scholarship is awarded on the basis of need and scholastic merit.

Send applications to:

Barre Town Middle and Elementary School

ATTN: Mrs. Tina Lunt

Scholarship Committee

70 Websterville Road

Barre VT, 05641

May 14


B.Davis Scholarships 

Available to all high school juniors and seniors.

May 22


BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

June 19


Central Vermont Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship

For students/adult learners who plan to pursue a career in the healthcare field.

Applications available in the Money Corner in the School Counseling Office.

Send applications to:

Auxiliary Scholarship Program

Attn: Administration

Central Vermont Medical Center

P.O. Box 547

Barre, VT 05641

Questions? Contact Brigitte Walbridge 802-371-4109

May 3


Clara J. Hill Scholarship

Scholarship offered by Alpha Delta Kappa, a sorority composed of women educators, to a high school graduate each June who, in the opinion of the Scholarship Committee, best qualifies under the guidelines below:

-Plans a career in teacher education or related field

- Has been accepted at an accredited college or university

-Has exhibited qualities of leadership

-Has participated in school and community activities

-Has good moral character

Send applications to:

Wendy Cashman, Scholarship Chair

Alpha Delta Kappa, Alpha Chapter

763 E Roxbury Road

Northfield, VT 05663

May 15


College Board Opportunity Scholarships

College Board created a program that guides you through the application to college process. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. You need to complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships


Up to $40,000


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Granite Lodge Free and Accepted Masons Masonic Scholarship

The scholarship is designed to assist graduating seniors in pursuing a post-secondary education in any state, at any accredited institution which provides a two or four-year college program.  The scholarship may be used for any bona fide school related expense such as tuition, fees, and books.  

Applicants need to have a Masonic connection, either your father, grandfather, brother, or uncle must be or have been at their death, a Master Mason.

May 17th


Honors GradU Scholarship

High school students can participate in a design-thinking community building project:

  • Design & work on a community improvement project.

There will be up to 5 awardees, each receiving a $10,000 scholarship to the college, university, or trade school of their choice. We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.

For more information, click on the scholarship.

May 28


Members Advantage Community Credit Union - Ernest Buntin, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship for graduating senior at Spaulding who is furthering his or her education. This scholarship gives preference to students who plan on continuing their studies in the field of science. Student must be a member of the Credit Union at the time of application.

May 3

Up to $1,000

Members Advantage Community Credit Union Scholarships

Scholarships for graduating seniors who are furthering their education. There are 12 scholarships that MACCU offers. Students must be a member of the Credit Union at the time of application.

May 3

Up to $1,000

New England Federal Credit Union Scholarship


Inspired by the National Science Foundation, NEFCU is helping to increase the number of individuals who choose careers in the hard sciences by providing annual scholarships to applicants who best demonstrate their commitment to science, technology, engineering or mathematics. NEFCU awards three $3,000 scholarships yearly to NEFCU members applying to or enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate science program.

April 30


One Credit Union Scholarship

For graduating seniors attending college/technical school in the fall. Students

must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

and demonstrates financial need.

Must be/become a member of One Credit Union (membership requires a $5 savings account).

April 18


Questbridge Scholarship for low Income Students 

The QuestBridge National College Match connects high-achieving low-income students with admission and full four-year scholarships to partner colleges. College Match scholarships, which are provided by participating colleges, cover the full cost of tuition, room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution.



Sander Jennings Spread the Love Scholarship

The Sander Jennings Spread the Love Scholarship exists to ignite more love and acceptance in our world.

High school and undergraduate students in any field of study are eligible to apply. Applicants will be asked to write a short essay about how their journey with self-love and acceptance has impacted their beliefs, relationships, and aspirations.

April 29


Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Categories range from Ceramics and Glass to Dramatic Script. There are so many categories that qualify for this award. Apply online and you have the chance to receive 1 of 16 $10,000 awards or 1 of 30 $1,000 rewards.


Up to $10,000

SHS Class of 1966 Memorial Award

The applicant, SHS Class of 2021, must either be a child, or grandchild of a Spaulding High School (Barre, VT) graduate.  The applicant must participate in school activities and/or community activities.  The applicant must intend to further his or her education.  To obtain an application, the applicant needs to contact Mike Gilbert at

May 15


SHS Class of 1979 Scholarship

The Spaulding High School Class of 1979 has established a scholarship fund to support future graduates of Spaulding High School. Scholarships have been awarded to relatives of the SHS Class of 1979 who plan to further their education.

May 1


Sons of the American Legion Dennis Comai Scholarship

For students who are planning to attend trade school or technical college and whose grandfather, grandmother, step grandparents, father, step father, mother, step mother,adopted parents or grandparents and brothers or sisters are a member of the American Legion Family are welcome to apply for this scholarship.

Send applications to:

Scholarship Chairman

Henry Cleveland

912 Coburn Hill Rd.

Craftsbury, VT 05826

April 15

Up to $1,000

St. Andrew’s Society of Vermont Scholarship Foundation

Must be a Vermont resident or from St. Andrew’s Society of Vermont members and their families, regardless of residency; who will enroll or who are already enrolled in a n associates or bachelors degree program.

Send applications to:

Scholarship Committee Chairperson

St. Andrew’s Society of Vermont Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

334 Quechee Rd

Harland, VT 05048

April 21


The Elevated Boston Leadership scholarship

Open to incoming freshmen, transfer students, current university students, and graduate students and will offer two students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership within their institutions and communities.  

*Applicants must be enrolled in a Massachusetts College or University in an undergraduate or graduate program for the 2021-2022 school year.

June 1


The  Vermont Army National Guard Minuteman Scholarship

The Minuteman Scholarship covers full tuition and fees (uncapped) or $10,000 per year toward room and board at any college or university served by an Army (ROTC) program. Scholarship recipients also receive a yearly book allowance of $1,200 and a monthly stipend of $420 while attending school and enrolled in the ROTC program.

For more information call SFC Johnnie Red Walker at 401-234-3615


Uncapped Tuition  

Vermont Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Scholarship is awarded to four deserving students who meet the following criteria:

-Student must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college, trade school, or university (minimum 12-credit semester or full-time)

-Studies must begin within one year of receiving the award (Fall 2020 or Spring 2021)

-Be a Vermont Federal Credit Union Member

April 19


Vermont Golf Association Scholarship

This Scholarship Fund assists deserving Vermont resident students in obtaining a college education or technical training of university grade.

May 3


We the Students Essay Contest

The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States.

April 15


Winona Smith Scholarship

This is a scholarship awarded to a Vermont resident in his or her senior year of high school who has demonstrated an interest in civic participation and community service, has a need for financial aid, and is highly recommended by a teacher.

May 1


WiseGeek Disability Scholarship

The WiseGeek Disability Scholarship will award $500 to support students with mental or physical disabilities.

August 2


WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship

For students who are passionate about entrepreneurship. The scholarship will support an ambitious and bold entrepreneur who wants to build a business that makes the world a better place.

While not required, we will look for candidates with a track record of overcoming challenges and a penchant for continuous growth.

May 1


WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship

A new scholarship for Spaulding High School students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ Awareness community.

July 1


WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship

The WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship will award $500 to help students who have immigrated to the US on or after January 1, 2010.

September 1