Education Grants & ScholarshipsThe Mattapoisett Land Trust offers grants and scholarships to individuals and organizations in Mattapoisett.
The purpose of these grants is:
- To educate the public about the wise use of natural resources.
- To work with other organizations having similar purposes.
Applications are limited to one per calendar year from any applicant. The application guidelines are available for DOWNLOAD
Blanche B. Perry Scholarship
The Mattapoisett Land Trust selects a qualifying candidate each year for the $1000.00 Blanche B. Perry Scholarship Award. This award is available to a Mattapoisett resident senior graduating from secondary school by June 2020, and pursuing an education in the sciences and/or environmental studies or a related field.
The scholarship is made available through the Edith Glick Shoolman fund, a bequest left to provide support for children in the community. The application deadline is April 29, 2021. Application forms are available in the guidance offices at the local public and private schools or at the link below.
Schools participating are:
1. ORRHS Marion Road, Mattapoisett 02739
2. Bishop Stang High School, 500 Slocum Rd, N. Dartmouth 02747
3. OCRVT High School, 476 North Avenue, Rochester MA 02770
4. Tabor Academy, Front St Marion, MA 02738
Applicants will be assessed according to academic achievement, pursuit of education in the sciences, and or environmental studies or a related field, personal statement, professional and personal references, community service, and financial need. Preference will be given to individuals who are members of the Mattapoisett Land Trust or whose parents or grandparents are members of the MLT.
The recipient will be selected by May 20, 2021 and will be notified by mail. The recipient will be recognized at his or her school’s awards ceremony. The award will be disbursed after the student submits an official college transcript documenting successful completion of his or her first semester in college to the President of the Mattapoisett Land Trust.
For more information contact the MLT at: Mattapoisett Land Trust ATTN: Education Committee P.O. Box 31 Mattapoisett, MA 02739 or by email