Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc. provides financial assistance, primarily based on need, to selected Reading, MA students who are continuing their education beyond the secondary level. The Foundation is a Chapter of Dollars for Scholars.
The Reading Scholarship Foundation Inc., was founded in 1969 by a group of local business and community leaders. Its purpose is to encourage qualified students to seek education beyond the secondary school level, and to provide financial assistance, with emphasis on need, to a limited number of such students through the granting of scholarships at the undergraduate level. To this day, the Board of Directors continues to consist of all volunteers.
From 1970 when 57 scholarships totaling $12,785 were awarded through 2012 when 160 students received awards totaling $123,575, the Reading Scholarship Foundation has awarded a total of $2,884,775 to 4,466 local Students.
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Awards Ceremony - May 29th, 2013 , 7:15 pm - Reading Memorial High School