The application program will be live on or after December 3, 2018. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year!

 

Albert Francis Gilmartin Memorial Scholarship Program
Live application window: December 5, 2018 through February 5, 2019

The Albert Francis Gilmartin Memorial Scholarship Fund of The Boston Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors at Quincy High School and North Quincy High School who plan to continue their education in undergraduate school programs.
 
This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria

 

  • Be residents of Quincy, MA or the Hough’s Neck neighborhood of Quincy, MA
  • Be high school seniors attending North Quincy High School or Quincy High School
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Award Amounts

Up to four (4) awards will be granted. Awards are one-time only and are not renewable.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic information, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. I no instance does any officer or employee of The Boston Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late March.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Boston Foundation. Payments are made in one installment on August 1.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):

A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours, and term in which the course was taken.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Albert Francis Gilmartin Memorial Scholarship fund of The Boston Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting "Apply Now" will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!