About the Committee
Following Nantucket town meeting approval and an act of legislature, a scholarship fund was established in 1987 for the purpose of providing educational financial aid to deserving town residents. A scholarship committee was appointed by the Board of Selectmen to select worthy recipients. This committee shall consist of the Superintendent of schools or his/her designee and seven residents of the Town of Nantucket. Each member shall serve for three years. The criteria for awarding these funds shall be acceptance and attendance at an accredited post-secondary educational institution and all be influenced by academic performance and financial need.
All scholarships shall be awarded upon the availability of funds
A notice shall be put in the local newspapers prior to the application date
Adults returning to school or starting school after a lapse of time since high school graduation shall be encouraged to apply along with graduating seniors