The South Boston Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Trust Fund announces its program for 2016. The fund will award up to ten (10) $1,500 degree scholarship grants and one (1) non-degree scholarship grant for $1,000. Of the 10 academic grants, one will be funded by Massport, one by the “L” Street Brownies, one by Folan Waterproofing and Construction of Easton in memory of deceased members of the Folan family, one by the South Boston Youth Hockey Association in memory of John Cunniff, one by Sona Nichols in memory of Bob Nichols, and one by the “Bucci-Challenge” charity fund. Up to four additional grants will be funded by the Hall of Fame Trust Fund. The non-degree grant will be funded by Massport.
The academic grants are for those students who reside in South Boston (02127), will graduate from high school in 2016 or have received a GED certificate since January 2016 and plan to attend a school of advanced education or training in 2016.
The non-degree scholarship grant is for those students who reside in South Boston (02127), who will be not more than 25 years old in 2016 and plan to attend a school of advanced education or training in 2016. Examples of non-degree programs are computer training, cosmetology, nursing, culinary arts, auto mechanics or other technical or professional training programs approved by the board of trustees of the “FUND.”
Complete details of each program are described on the scholarship application, which may be picked up at school, the South Boston Library, the Boys & Girls Club, the Tynan Community Center or the Curley Community Center.
Academic applications must be received by May 15, 2016, and non-degree applications by May 15, 2016, and must be forwarded to:
South Boston SHOF Scholarship Trust Fund
Curley Community Center
1663 Columbia Road
South Boston, MA 02127