For a high school senior who is a resident of North Brookfield, MA.

Scholarship Information

Student Type

Only graduating high school seniors are eligible for this scholarship.


Renewable (4 years of college)


Every year

Scholarship Requirements


North Brookfield, MA

High School


College Field of Study


Other Requirements or Preference

Preference: Involved in community service within North Brookfield, MA.

Robert T. Salem Educational Trust Fund

Robert T. Salem (Bob) was a graduate of North Brookfield High School. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving during World War II. After the service, he attended Boston University and then served in the Korean War. Along with his brothers, Bob owned and operated H.R. Salem Transport Company in North Brookfield, and the Salem Cross Inn in West Brookfield. Often seen at both businesss, he liked to keep active, and didn’t fully retire until the age of 84!

Bob enjoyed community service. He was a member of the North Brookfield Congregational Church, the Meridian Sun Lodge of Masons in North Brookfield, as well as Shriners International. He served on the Board of Directors and Trustees of the Spencer Savings Bank, was a member of the Ludlow Country Club, the Petersham Country Club, and the Warbrook Investment Club. He was also an avid golfer, enjoyed scrutinizing the stock market, and hunting with his friends.