Post High School Scholarship Information

Tinmouth Community Fund Scholarship AND

the Pam Garceau Memorial Scholarship

The Tinmouth Community Fund granted its first grants to two graduating high school seniors in June of 2012 and followed with 5 more in 2013. In 2014 5 $800 scholarships were awarded to Tinmouth students. In 2015 and 2016 $9500 was awarded.  In 2017 we awarded $10,500 to 9 students. Here is a photo from our awards ceremony in June.  Tinmouth Community Fund awards College Scholarships

We are pleased to continue our Post High School Scholarship Opportunity for college or learning after high school. Applications are available  HERE or on our Town Documents page or at the Mill River Guidance Office.  If you are a Mill River graduating senior, you are also eligible to apply for the Pam Garceau Memorial Scholarship  This scholarship is $2,000.  Follow the link for more information.

Questions:  contact or Cathy Reynolds at 446-2928. All applications for both scholarships are due May 15 by 11:59 pm and scholarships will be awarded in June.

The Tinmouth Scholarship Fund is building its endowment through the generous support of Tinmouth donors and the Tinmouth Plant Sale which donates 100% of its proceeds to the Scholarship annually. Thank you to all who have contributed in the past and in the future. Wouldn’t you like to remember the Scholarship Fund in your will? Please contact us for assistance on planned giving with our partner, the Vermont Community Foundation.

Tinmouth Community Fund Scholarship Eligibility:

1. Must be a current resident of Tinmouth, Vermont.

2. Must be accepted at an institution of higher learning or a program offering advanced study beyond high school.

3. Anyone can apply for a grant. Priority is given to those who have not received grants in the past, but everyone is encouraged to apply for every year of study.

Selection of recipients shall be based on a combination of potential, merit and financial need. Merit is determined by considering the following:

1. Character and Ability

2. Volunteer and/ or work experience

3. Realistic and thoughtful career/education goals

Deadline for filing applications is May 15 at 11:59 pm