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The SkillsUSA Massachusetts Alumni & Friends Scholarship is an educational scholarship supported by the Alumni and Friends Association of SkillsUSA Massachusetts and given to recognize a student member of SkillsUSA Massachusetts who has distinguished themselves both academically and through their leadership and commitment to SkillsUSA. The winner(s) will be announced annually and presented at the SkillsUSA Massachusetts State Leadership & Skills Conference.
The scholarship committee will award (2) $500 scholarships.
Applications will be accepted from all active SkillsUSA Massachusetts high school division members maintaining a 3.0 grade point average or higher and continuing their education at an accredited college or post secondary program. Applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, have established specific education and career goals, and have a desire to give back to SkillsUSA after graduation.
How to Apply
The application must be completed along with the following required attachments:
2. Two letters of recommendation (from any of the following individuals: instructor, SkillsUSA Advisor, administrator)
3. Proof of grade point average (3.0 or higher)
4. A separate essay with answers to the following questions:
a. What is your participation in SkillsUSA and how it has made an impact on you?
b. What are your post-secondary plans and goals and how does SkillsUSA play a part in those?
c. How do you plan to “give back” to SkillsUSA after graduation?
Submission Deadline & Mailing Address
All applications must be received by the state office no later than March 15th.
Please mail to:
Alumni & Friends Scholarship
c/o SkillsUSA Massachusetts
250 Foundry Street
South Easton, MA 02375
For questions, please contact Angela Bellaro at firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications will be reviewed and award recipients chosen based on merit.