Type I Scholarships

Each senior who has completed an application will be automatically considered for the following scholarships. Each application is rated on the criteria previously mentioned under the Scholarship Information Tab, as well as the criteria listed under each scholarship.

Minnechaug Regional High School Graduates apply for scholarshipsWILBRAHAM-HAMPDEN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS (Several @ $1000)

Accepted to a two-year or four-year college

Academic standing is a consideration

Financial need is a strong consideration

THE WHSF FRANCIS S. PYCHEWICZ SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

  • Presented annually to a Senior boy or girl in honor of MSF Treasurer Emeritus Francis S. Pychewicz for his years of service to the Foundation.
  • Senior who intends to major in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Progressive improvement in academic standing during high school
  • Demonstrated dedication to community service
  • Financial need is a strong consideration

JERRY A. BADGER SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

Good academic standing

Participation in some type of community work, such as scouts, YMCA/YWCA, or church, to be elaborated on in the essay.

ROBERT H. BOHLKE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Senior who intends to pursue a degree in the Social Science

JOHN S. BORDENUK SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500)

Awarded to a senior interested in the field of horticulture or agriculture

Potential as determined by an essay and recommendation by the Guidance Department

Activities, honors and awards are contributing factors

Intends to pursue a career in one of the following: horticulture, agriculture or business

Good academic standing

SHAWN COURTNEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $1,000)

Senior boy and Senior girl

Attending a 4-year college

Has a family member currently serving or who has served in the military

ERVIN & HARRIS LANDSCAPING ENTREPRENEUR SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500)

Presented annually to a Senior from Hampden and a Senior from Wilbraham who exemplify the Ervin & Harris
entrepreneurial spirit and years of dedicated service.

Strong work ethic, community spirit, self-motivation, and caring attitude

Work experience with good references (verbal OK)

Interested in field of Horticulture or Agriculture

Financial need will be a consideration

EDDIE FALLON AND JONNY GREGOIRE “LIVE BIG” SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Captain of athletic team

Expresses passion in pursuing college degree (no specific major) or vocational training

Demonstrates genuine and consistent care and concern for others

Known for compassion and kindness

C+ average/both merit and financial need based

JOHN M. FLYNN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($1500) 

Presented annually to a senior boy or girl in memory of John M. Flynn and his strong sense of community service
Hampden resident

Active in community service – to be elaborated on in the essay

Accepted to a two-year or four-year college

Good academic standing

Financial need is a consideration

DR. PAUL C. GAGLIARDUCCI SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

Senior boy or girl who contributed to the betterment of the school and/or class

Student must have exhibited good citizen status

Student maintained passing grades

GARVEY/POST OFFICE PARK YOUNG ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ($1000)

Must have maintained a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

Participated in an Internship program at MRHS

Participant in the Entrepreneur program/have taken the entrepreneur class

GFWC WILBRAHAM JR. WOMEN’S CLUB ($1000)

Awarded to a Senior girl

Must have maintained a weighted GPA of 3.0 or above

Active in community service – to be elaborated on in the essay

Resident of Hampden or Wilbraham

Plans to attend a four-year college

GREATHORSE SCHOLARSHIP FUND ($3500) NEW!

Plans to pursue a business degree

Maintained a GPA of 3.7 or higher

Student must be a varsity athlete

Awarded to one senior from Wilbraham and one senior from Hampden

        HAMPDEN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

        Awarded to a student in Hampden

        Must be a varsity athlete

         GPA of 3.0 or higher

HAMPDEN POLICE ASSOCIATON (2 @ $250)

Hampden Resident

Student has been involved in community service

Good academic standing

THE INSURANCE CENTER OF NEW ENGLAND SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Minimum of 3.0 GPA

Engaged in community service including church, service clubs or student government,

And/or participated in athletics

LUSO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Good academic standing – minimum 3.5 GPA to be considered

Community involvement

Involved in extracurricular school activities (not necessarily sports)

Financial need will be a consideration

HAROLD MILLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($250)

Scholarship awarded to a Senior who consistently displays school spirit through the effort put forth in athletics
and/or academics and is an enthusiastic member of the Minnechaug community.

Minnechaug Regional High School Graduates apply for scholarships

PROSHRED ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($500) 

Completed the Entrepreneurial class at MRHS

Intends to pursue a career in Business

Good academic standing (Honor Roll)

Involved in his/her community

Financial need can be a consideration

HENRY AND JANE PROTHERO SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ approx. $1500)

Strong academic achievement

Financial need is a consideration

RECREATION ASSOCIATION OF HAMPDEN (RAH) SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $250)

Senior boy and Senior girl who participated in Town of Hampden sponsored sports

Hampden residents

Sports experience must be elaborated on in an essay

FATHER JOSEPH M. SORANNO ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP (1 @ $1000, 1@$500)

Member of St. Cecilia Parish

Active in the Parish community – to be elaborated on in essay

Engaged in their community

Good academic standing

Financial need will be a consideration

Minnechaug Regional High School Graduates apply for scholarshipsTROMBLEY ASSOCIATES INVESTMENTS SCHOLARSHIP ($1000) 

Plans to attend a four-year college

Member of National Honor Society (NHS)

Played a Varsity sport in high school

MARY JANE WILLMS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP ($525)

Intends to pursue studies in music

Involved with music in school or community in music – to be elaborated on in an essay

High academic achievement

LA CUCINA di HAMPDEN HOUSE ($1000)

Played a Varsity sport

Participated in either community service or leadership in high school

B average

Financial need is a consideration

THE WILLIAM AND ANNA KOBER SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

Plans to pursue a career in Teaching, Nursing, or Physical Therapy

Demonstrates leadership in sports

Financial need is a consideration

PIONEER VALLEY FINANCIAL GROUP SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Active in your community

Active in extracurricular activities (not necessarily sports)

Good academic standing – minimum of 3.5 GPA to be considered

Financial need will be a consideration

PROJECT BLUEBERRY SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Plans to pursue Video/Film Producing, Journalism, or Writing, or major in English

Financial need is a consideration

THE WILBRAHAM SHOPS SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Intends to pursue a career in Business

Completed Entrepreneurship or Business class at MRHS

Employment history considered