MUHS Local Scholarships

    Each year, the greater Middlebury community provides our seniors with generous financial support through numerous scholarship opportunities and awards. In order to be eligible, students must submit the MUHS Scholarship Common Application. The applications were distributed to all seniors on Thursday, March 31 and can also be found here  and in the school counseling office.  The application must be returned to the School Counseling office or skemp@acsdvt.org by Friday, April 29, 2022


    Additional Scholarships

    The following is a list of other scholarship opportunities that students can apply for if they meet the eligibility criteria.  Please pay attention to deadlines.  





    The American Legion Department of Vermont Scholarship Program: Open to high school seniors who attend a Vermont Secondary School, or a similar school in an adjoining state, whose parents are legal residents of the State of Vermont OR seniors residing in an adjacent state whose normal high school attendance area is a Vermont Secondary School.  Applicant must be a US Resident.  One $1500, one $1000 and ten $500 scholarships awarded.  Applications are available in the school counseling office and here. Application deadline is April 1, 2022.


    Ray E. Davidson Scholarship: Sponsored by the Addison County Firefighters Association (ACFA).  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.  Eligibility: high school senior planning to attend postsecondary education, be a resident within the ACFA service district, either plan to enter a career in the fire service, fire protection or prevention OR be a child of an ACFA firefighter. Deadline: Application must be received by the ACFA Scholarship Committee by April 1, 2022.  Application is available in the School Counseling office and here.


    AFSCME Local 1201 Union Scholarship: Scholarships in the amount of $250 each available to current and retired members of AFSCME1201 children and grandchildren who are currently seniors attending high school in Rutland and Addison Counties in VT.  At least one year of continuous union membership by the affiliated member.  the one-year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2021.  Application is available in the school counseling office and here.  Application deadline is April 1, 2022.


    Omya Scholarship:  Omya Inc., Verpol will award a $1,000 scholarship to one graduating senior who is planning to pursue a post-secondary education in a field of science, technology, engineering or math.  Application is available here or in the school counseling office.  Application deadline is April 15th, 2022.


    Sons of the American Legion Dennis Comai Scholarship: Open to high school seniors who are planning to attend a trade school or technical college and whose grandfather, grandmother, step grandparents, father, step father, mother, step mother, adopted parents or grand parents, brothers or sisters are a member of the American legion Family.  Four separate scholarships will be awarded--two in northern Vermont and two in Southern Vermont.  Applications are available in the school counseling office and here.  Application deadline is April 15th, 2022.


    Clarence F. Birchmore Memorial Scholarship: The family of Clarence F. Birchmore established a scholarship in 2002 in the name of long-time Whiting, VT fireman and chief, Clarence Birchmore, following his death while responding to a fire call on March 16, 2002.  His volunteerism and dedication to the fire department, agriculture and the community serve as an inspiration to young men and women pursuing careers or continuing their education beyond high school.  Two $1,000 awards given to eligible students.  Any Otter Valley, Mt. Abe, Vergennes or MUHS graduating seniors may apply.  The application is here and in the school counseling office.  Application must be received by April 15, 2022.


    The Middlebury Community Players Scholarship: The Middlebury Community Players annually award two $1,000 scholarships to students who have graduated from high school within the last two years and who plan to attend college.  In order to be eligible for either of these scholarships, you must have worked with the Middlebury Community Players in some regard over the course of middle school and/or high school, either participating in a production, or assisting at an MCP-sponsored event, such as our costume sale.  Apply through this Google form or applications are available here and in the school counseling office.  Application deadline is April 18, 2022.


    Vermont Federal Credit Union Scholarship:  The Vermont Federal Credit Union awards two $2,000 scholarships to student applicants who meet the following criteria: 

    • must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college, trade school, or university.
    • Studies must begin within one year of receiving the award.
    • Must be a Vermont Federal Credit Union Member.

    For more information and to apply, click here.  Application deadline is April 18, 2022.


    Vermont Golf Association Scholarship 

    Students who have a current and active affiliation with the game of golf such as competing on a golf team, working at a golf course, and/or participating in golf programs or events are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Apply online only here.   Application deadline is April 18, 2022. 


    The St. Andrew's Society of Vermont Scholarship: Applications will be considered from Vermont residents or from St. Andrew's Society of Vermont members and their families, regardless of residency; who will enroll or who are already enrolled in an associate's or a bachelor's degree program.  Three $1,000 awards are available.  Applications are available in the school counseling office and here.  Application deadline is 5pm on April 21, 2021.


    Red Sox Foundation 2022 New England Service Scholarship 

    This initiative rewards graduating high school seniors across New England who are making a meaningful impact through service in their local communities by awarding them a $1,000 college scholarship.  The Foundation will award a minimum of 100 scholarships in 2022 and honor recipients as part of a pregame ceremony on Wednesday, August 10th at Fenway Park. We are now accepting Red Sox Service Scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors who will be attending a 2- or 4-year institution in the fall of 2022.  Winners will be notified by Friday, May 20.  For more information and to apply visit www.redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships   Application deadline is Friday, April 22 2022. 


    Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA) Scholarship Program: If you are an employee or owner of a VRGA member (Hannaford, Shaws, country stores, etc) and are attending college for the first time or have a child who is attending college for the first time, you may be eligible. The organization awards 10 different scholarships throughout the state. Applications are available in the school counseling office and online.  Click here for more information and for the application.  Deadline is April 23, 2021.


    Middlebury Battell Scholarship for Addison County Young Women:  The Battell scholarship provides $500 to female first-year undergraduate students, residing within Addison County, Vermont. The scholarship is from the Battell Trust, intended to support “the education of worthy young women.”  Application is available in the school counseling office and here.  Application deadline is April 30, 2021.


    NEFCU STEM Scholarships: New England Federal Credit union is accepting applications for the 2021 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics scholarships.  Three scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded.  To be eligible, applicants must be NEFCU members and be pursuing a STEM related field of study.  Click here for more information and to apply.  Application deadline is April 30, 2021.


    The Elevated Boston Leadership Scholarship:  Two $2,500 scholarships to students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership within their institutions and communities.  Applicants must be enrolled in a Massachusets College or University in an undergraduate or graduate program for the 2021-2022 school year.   Click here for more information and to apply.  Application deadline is April 30, 2021.


    The Sandy Mazur/Spherion Excellence in Leadership Scholarship:  The Sandy Mazur | Spherion Excellence in Leadership Scholarship awards up to $2,500 to outstanding students who are aspiring to further their education with college, technical, or skilled training.  Click here for more information and to apply.  Application deadline is April 30, 2021


    League of Women Voters Scholarship:  The Winona Smith Scholarship is open to Vermont residents in their senior year of high school.   Recipients must demonstrate an interest in civic participation and community service, have a need for financial aid, and come highly recommended by one of his or her instructors. Scholarship money can be used for tuition for college, vocational training, or other career-oriented preparation.  Click here for more information and to apply.  Plan ahead as 2 essays are required as well as a letter of recommendation.  Application deadline is May 1, 2022.  


    Ceres Continuous Harvest Scholarship: In 2021, two scholarships of $1000 each may be awarded. If you are a senior at MUHS, VUHS, MAUHS, or the Hannaford Career Center and you have plans to pursue a career in a sustainable agriculture or environmental practice that will help to preserve the Vermont landscape and quality-of-life, please apply for this year’s scholarships. Your course of study could include such fields as natural resource management, forestry, environmental science, wildlife biology, ecological agriculture, sustainable landscape horticulture, green building and community design, animal or veterinary science, dairy science, etc., etc., etc.  Applications are available in the school counseling office and here  Application deadline is May 1, 2022.


    Buy Again Alley Scholarship:  Part of Buy Again Alley's (BAA) mission is to provide scholarships to support young adults who seek work training and education outside the traditional college pathway, such as post high school vocational education courses.  Examples of scholarships awarded: mindfulness course online to open a daycare at home, purchase of equipment to take cooking classes, work clothes, etc.  Application is available in the school counseling office and here. Application deadline is May 10th, 2022.


    "Live United" Volunteer Scholarship Award:  United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth. In that spirit, we are pleased to honor local high school seniors through our "LIVE UNITED" Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a generous donor, three students are chosen annually for the “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award, recognizing students who volunteer in their community and who are interested in advancing their education. This award comes with a $1,000 cash award for each student, to be used for post-graduation education (college, trade school, Adult Education, etc.).  Click here for more information and to apply.  Application deadline is May 7, 2021.


    Delano-Nulty Award: For nearly 50 years, Lyric Theatre Company has been part of the dynamic arts community in the area.  for the past several years, Lyric Theatre Company has awarded $2,000 to an area high school senior to help support their interest in pursuing an education in the performing arts.  This scholarship, The Delano-Nulty Award, honors two of Lyric's founding members--Howard Delano and Polly Nulty.  The application is available here and in the guidance office.  Application deadline is Friday, May 7, 2021.


    Think Vermont: Vermont's colleges, universities, and partners have come together to offer $70,000 in scholarship money to students who "Choose Vermont" and commit to attend a school here.  If you commit to Vermont between January 1, 2021 and June 1, 2021, then go here to register, you'll be eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship!