Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications. High school seniors who live in Worcester County and seek college scholarships for the 2017—2018 academic year are encouraged to apply. Now in its 38th year of awarding college scholarships, awards ranging from $300 to $5,000 will be made to students based on a wide variety of criteria including financial need, area of study, ethnic origin, community involvement, high school, and place of residence.

Students may apply online by visiting Scholarship applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 6, 2017. Submitting a single application allows a student to be considered for any of the foundation's 130 scholarships for which they are eligible. For more information, please contact Beckley Schowalter, Scholarship Program Manager at The scholarship recipients will be announced June 2017.