|

Scholarships awarded to area Framingham State students

Region – The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA) recently announced its 2014-2015 scholarship winners.

IAFSA, a charitable nonprofit organization founded in 1874, offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans.? Some scholarships have multiple recipients. Scholarships and loan funding are provided by donations and bequests.

This year IAFSA is granting awards to a record 68 Framingham State University students, ranging from $250 to $2,500. Recipients were chosen based upon their area of study, academic achievement, financial need, hometown, and campus involvement.

Three Marlborough residents received awards:? Kristen Coogan received an Alumni General Scholarship; Jenna Jaara received the Betty Whitney Scholarship; and Shahd Jaara received the Mary Melley Cotter Scholarship.

From Westborough, Alecia Ferretti received the Cannes Internship Scholarship.

The Betty Whitney Scholarships are made possible by a bequest from Adah Elizabeth (Betty) Whitney, a member of the class of 1935, whose degree in nutrition from Framingham State enabled her to become a pioneer in early television, work in Saudi Arabia, and travel the world.? The Cannes scholarship makes it possible for qualified students to participate in the Cannes International Film Festival program through an associated one credit course.

For more information about IAFSA scholarships for Framingham State students, see www.AlumniHouse.org.

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=52775

Posted by on Aug 10 2014. Filed under Education, Region. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


+ 6 = twelve

Recently Commented

  • karen rothman: Thank you for the article! And thank you for attending our concerts. We are always welcome to new...
  • supastorage: This is an incredible news and encouraging too.
  • Carolyn Miller: Is anyone going to DO anything? Quit complaining, and get this woman investigated. Report her to the...
  • Dan Kirouac: We want to thank all the sponsors who helped make this event possible, all our friends and attendees,...
  • James T: Yeah, she posts all these fake pictures of students and teachers and none of it is real. She just copies and...