Mayor Walsh announces ‘Graduate Ready to Achieve Degree’ (GRAD) Last Mile scholarship Fund

BOSTON – Friday, October 19, 2018 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh, in partnership with the Frieze Family Foundation, today announced the launch of the GRAD Last Mile Fund, an innovative scholarship program designed to provide financial support to students nearing college graduation. The fund will provide resources to students for whom financial hardships are a barrier to completing a higher education degree program. Continue reading

Allston-Brighton community scholarship applications for Harvard Extension School due July 6

Allston-Brighton residents—who are at least 18 years old—are eligible to apply for scholarships for any one, 4-credit course at the Harvard Extension School for noncredit, undergraduate, or graduate credit. In addition to an application, each applicant is required to submit a one-page personal statement describing his or her involvement in the Allston-Brighton community. Recipients are selected by the Allston Civic Association scholarship committee through an anonymous application process. Scholarships cover the cost of tuition for one course for the fall 2018 semester; recipients will be responsible for the $50 registration fee as well as any materials or transportation costs. Continue reading