Applications are now open for the Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School Scholarship for students who graduated in the Grade 8 Class of 2016. Please see below for application details.

A scholarship for Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School graduates who have displayed academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, and continued to demonstrate virtuous behavior since graduating from BFCCPS.

    • Application Deadline: April 29, 2020
    • Amount: varies

  • Plan for how funds are dispersed:  Scholarship checks will be distributed at BFCCPS 8th Grade Graduation in June.

 

Qualifications

Applicants must be:

  • a BFCCPS graduate who attended BFCCPS for a minimum of 3 years
  • a graduating high school senior who will be entering their first year of post-secondary education
  • available to attend the BFCCPS 8th grade graduation in June where the scholarship will be awarded

 

Academic Achievement, Citizenship, and Character

Strong applicants should:

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrate a meaningful contribution to society through community service
  • Be involved in a balance of community, school and work activities
  • Pursue goals and aspirations with justice, temperance, fortitude, and prudence

Scholarship Application submission process:

    • Submit a copy of high school transcript showing current GPA
    • Submit a short resume outlining your future plans (college), extracurricular activities, community service
    • Write an essay (250-650 words) outlining how BFCCPS helped to shape your decisions since graduation.  Applicants should describe his/her community service participation and be specific about his/her own involvement and tasks.  The applicant may consider these questions to guide his/her response: 
      • How has BFCCPS impacted you as an individual? 
      • What advice would you give to younger students to encourage them to be involved in community service? 
      • What lessons will you carry to college and beyond?

  • Mail transcript, resume, and essay by April 29, 2020  to:  
  • Scholarship Committee, BFCCPS, 500 Financial Park, Franklin, MA 02038

 

    • Decision will be made and recipients notified by May 8th, 2020