A $1000 scholarship for a graduating Fairhaven-resident high school senior interested in history will be awarded by the Fairhaven Historical Society. The scholarship, to be presented for the first time in 2019 and annually thereafter, honors Enrique Goytizolo’s dedication to preserving the history of the Town of Fairhaven and his vital and long-time leadership role with the Fairhaven Historical Society. The Fairhaven Historical Society is a 501C3 organization.
The Enrique Goytizolo Scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior whose primary residence is in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Students who apply should be interested in pursuing the study of history and have plans to matriculate to an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall of 2019.
Deadline for scholarship applications is January 31, 2019.
To obtain an application form contact the Fairhaven Historical Society, email@example.com.
In addition to the application, students must submit an essay of no more than 400 words focusing on Fairhaven history, what it means to the applicant, and how that has impacted the applicant’s interest in the further study of history. Three references as specified on the application are also required.
Applications and essays must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The scholarship award recipient will be notified via email on or before April 1, 2019.
Recognition of receipt of the scholarship will be made at graduation and at the Annual Fairhaven Historical Society Annual Meeting and Dinner in June. The one-time award of $1000 will be presented to the recipient upon proof of successful completion of semester one classes.
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 is required of each annual scholarship recipient.
For more information or an application email email@example.com.
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