The Enrique Goytizolo Scholarship, Awarded by the Fairhaven Historical Society annually, recognizes a Fairhaven resident graduating high school senior planning to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited institution of higher learning.
The scholarship is given in honor of Enrique Goytizolo’s dedication to preserving the history of the Town of Fairhaven and his vital role in leading the Fairhaven Historical Society for many years.
Who Can Apply: Open to any graduating high school senior who resides in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, and plans to matriculate to an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall.
Application Elements: Application form, three references as specified on the application, and an essay of no more than 400 words focusing on Fairhaven, what the town means to the applicant, and how that has impacted the applicant’s interest in future studies.
Application Deadline: April 1 (Applications and essays must be submitted digitally to the email address below).
Scholarship Award Notification: May 1 (Recipient will be notified via email on or before May 1)
Scholarship Amount: One time award of $1000
Delivery of Scholarship Award: Recognition of receipt of the scholarship will be made at graduation and at the Fairhaven Historical Society Annual Meeting. Actual scholarship monies will be provided to the recipient upon proof of successful matriculation at accredited institution.
Application Review Process: Applications received by the deadline will be reviewed and evaluated by a volunteer committee and one scholarship recipient will be selected each year.
Other requirements of Scholarship Recipient: A minimum of three hours of volunteer time at the Fairhaven Historical Society Museum or Fairhaven Historical Society events/ activities within one year of scholarship award notification.
Contact for further information and Submission Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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