The Trustees of the Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia and Henry DeAngelis Scholarship Trust Fund have announced that the application process for August 2013 scholarships is now underway.
The gifts are awarded in honor and memory of the many decades of humanitarian service provided by the Trust Fund’s namesakes, Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia and Henry DeAngelis. Ninety-five scholarships have been awarded since 1994.
High school seniors entering the following fields or college graduate and graduate students enrolled in the areas of Human Services, Education, Teaching Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Outdoor Education and Environmental Sciences are encouraged to apply.
Elementary and Middle School students may also be considered for workshop scholarships if they demonstrate an interest in one of the areas noted. Preference for scholarships and or workshops will be given to students who have excelled academically, who live in, or who attend (or have attended) school in East Boston, and who have provided volunteer services or exhibited outstanding leadership qualities in their community.
Students meeting the criteria are invited to apply for the Coluntuono / De Angelis Scholarship by visiting our website: www.colantuonodeangelistrustfund.com.