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Scholarship Applications

The Dorcas Society H. Leonora Stiles Thomas Educational Trust Scholarship is being offered to members or affiliates of the First Church of Monson who meet the following qualifications:

  1. Member of a current high school graduating class who has been accepted at a school of higher learning, and

  2. Member or affiliate of The First Church of Monson who has provided some type of meaningful service to the programs of The First Church of Monson.

All applications must be completed and returned to a Dorcas Society Trustee by 11:00 am on the second Sunday of April (April 14).  Scholarship payments will be made in two equal parts. Part one will be paid upon receipt of student’s first semester college grades and part two will be paid upon receipt of student’s second semester grades. 

Also offered by First Church is the H. C. Sanderson Family Scholarship. Recipients must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be members of The First Church of Monson, MA

  2. Have completed at least one year of post high school education at a college, university, or other institute of Higher education,

  3. Have strong academics,

  4. Participate in extra curricular and/or work activities, and

  5. Exhibit financial need.

Applications for both scholarships may be obtained by clicking the links below, in the Messenger mail slot or from one of the Dorcas Trustees:


Elaine Harris
Crystal Kofke
Carol Mullen
Trish Nolen-Parkhouse

Click here for The Dorcas Society H. Leonora Stiles Thomas Education Trust Scholarship form

Click here for the H. C. Sanderson Family Scholarship form

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