Who is Eligible To Apply?


  • Any Reading, MA resident who is currently a high school senior, OR is pursuing an undergraduate degree.
  • Any non-Reading, MA resident who is a senior at Reading Memorial High School AND has been enrolled as a full-time student for a period of at least three years.

How do I apply?

All applicants must complete the required forms, provide necessary information and meet the established deadlines. Applicants who do not comply, will be disqualified. Should an applicant be disqualified, notification is made by mail.


Complete the Application Form Download 2019 Scholarship Application form and Complete the Student Scholarship Application Form.  



Mail the completed Application no later than MARCH 1st , 2019

MUST be postmarked by 3/1/19 (no exceptions)

Application Supplement Forms:

All high school seniors and college transfer students will receive an Application Supplement from Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc. These applicants are required to complete and return the Supplement by the date on the form.

Award Determination & Notifications

Award Determination

Applications are held in strict confidence. Applications are numbered upon receipt and all family names are deleted to assure anonymity. The Awards Committee carefully reviews the information you provide on the application. Additionally, your family’s financial need is determined by the information on the FAFSA SAR.

Award Notifications

All applicants meeting the requirements and deadlines will be notified in mid-May when a decision is made concerning their application. Applicants will be notified by mail whether or not they will receive a scholarship.

Award Presentation

Awards will be presented during a formal Awards ceremony, held by Reading Scholarship Foundation. Please refer to our Calendar for event date and time.