ACUSHNET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM F.A.Q.s

What Acushnet scholarships am I eligible for through this application?
High school students are eligible for A.T.A., Acushnet P.T.O.,
Acushnet Historical Society, Acushnet Lions Club, and Carole Day Memorial
Scholarships. College students are eligible for A.T.A., Acushnet P.T.O.,
and Acushnet Lions Club Scholarships.

Who is eligible to apply?
Any Acushnet resident entering or attending a FULL TIME undergraduate college degree program
for the upcoming school year are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Do I have to be a current resident of Acushnet?
Yes. However, students who live in any form of off-campus housing but still maintain
their permanent address as a residence in Acushnet or are currently claimed on taxes
as a dependent by parent(s) residing in Acushnet ARE considered eligible.

Do I have to have attended Acushnet Public Schools to apply?
To be eligible for A.T.A. and Acushnet P.T.O. Scholarships only,
you must have attended at least one year of school in
Acushnet Public Schools from kindergarten through eighth grade.

What do I need to submit to apply?
High school students: Completed application (typed or printed),
official high school transcripts, SAT scores, your class rank,
and three (3) current letters of recommendation.
College students: Completed application (typed or printed),
official and most recent college transcripts, SAT scores (re-submit your high school highest scores each year you apply),
your class rank, and three (3) current letters of recommendation.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

When are applications due?
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Where do I mail my application packet?
A.T.A. Scholarship Committee c/o Kristine Daniels
Ford Middle School
708 Middle Road
Acushnet, MA 02743

May I submit my application online or via email?
Submit via email by April 1, 2021 to kristinedaniels@acushnetschools.us -- Please combine all paperwork into a single PDF.

How will I know if I’ve received a scholarship?
If you are chosen as a scholarship recipient, you be notified by mail by the awarding organization.
The names of recipients will also be posted on this web page as well as on our Facebook page as soon as awards are determined in late May.
The A.T.A. informs the guidance departments at our area high schools as well.

What do I have to do to receive my scholarship money?
Most of the scholarships will be paid out by check by the end of summer.
The Lion’s Club requires a transcript of first term grades to be submitted before you can receive your award money.

How much are the scholarship awards?
Scholarship awards range from $1000 to $150. Award amounts
are determined by merit and need as determined in the application scoring process.

If I have other questions, who should I contact?
Ryan Powers, A.T.A. Scholarship Committee Co-chair, ryanpowers@acushnetschools.us
Kristine Daniels, A.T.A. Scholarship Committee Co-chair, kristinedaniels@acushnetschools.us

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