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WSF News

Check here for the latest developments with WSF, our scholars, and our donors!

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June, 2023

With over 50 years as an educator, 13 of which she spent as Superintendent of the Arlington

school district, you’d expect that Kathleen Bodie would be accustomed to being singled out. Yet

when the Winchester Scholarship Foundation first approached her about establishing an endowed scholarship in her name, her initial

reaction was mixed.…

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December, 2021

Winchester Scholarship Foundation Awards Record $558,682

The Winchester Scholarship Foundation recently completed its 76th year and began its 77th year by awarding a record $558,682 to 146 Winchester High School graduates. This year’s awards represent a 15.2% increase over the previous year when $484,700 was awarded to 133 graduates…

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January, 2017

Winchester Scholarship Foundation Gifts Record Amount to WHS Graduates; Applications Now Available

The Winchester Scholarship Committee (WSC) is pleased to announce they have awarded a record high amount of $434,684 in financial support to graduates of Winchester High School (WHS) for the 2016-17 academic year.

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March, 2011

$10,000 for Scholarships:

Class of 2010 Donates to WSF

The Winchester Scholarship Foundation (WSF) is the recipient of a $10,000 [gift] from the Class of 2010. This extraordinary gift will be used to create a named fund to honor the Class of 2010 that will provide scholarships in perpetuity for students pursuing a career in education.

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March, 2023

The Winchester Scholarship Foundation

Allocates $575,000 for 2023-2024 Scholarships

The Winchester Scholarship Foundation has allocated $575,000 to Winchester High School graduates or Winchester residents graduating from technical schools for the coming academic year. These scholarships will be awarded for both undergraduate and graduate education.…

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December, 2020

Winchester Scholarship Foundation Completes 75th year, Begins 76th

The Winchester Scholarship Foundation recently completed its 75th year and began its 76th year by awarding $498,100 to 133 Winchester High School graduates.

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January, 2016

Middlesex East features Winchester Scholarship Fund on 70th Anniversary

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Winchester Scholarship Foundation (WSF), an organization that provides scholarships for Winchester High School graduates with the support of Winchester residents.

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Class of '60 Donates $10k to Scholarship Foundation 

There really is something special about the Class of 1960. At their recent 50th reunion, Class President Paul De Rossi threw out a challenge to his fellow classmates. He asked that they double the $5,000 that was raised during their 45th reunion…

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December, 2021

John Sullivan Scholarship Fund Attracts Contributions of $70,690

A scholarship fund created by John Sullivan’s Family and the Winchester Scholarship Foundation has received an extraordinary community response. The campaign was begun in November to honor John Sullivan’s life of service to Winchester…

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October, 2018

Winchester Scholarship Foundation, Profiled in Winchester's Life In The Flats Magazine 

Though entirely unintentional, the Winchester Scholarship Foundation (WSF) may be one of Winchester’s best kept secrets. This may come as a surprise, considering that the organization was founded over seven decades ago in 1945…

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December, 2015

Winchester Star focuses on Winchester Scholarship Fund's 70th Anniversary

The Winchester Star begins their feature on Winchester Scholarship Fund with a title focused on the numbers—”Winchester Scholarship Foundation awards $378,950 in 2015"—but goes on to reveal the human impact.

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"Thank you so much for awarding me the scholarship. I have been really sick this summer with a chronic illness and was only able to make $500 of the $2500 my school expected me to pay personally, so this comes as a great relief and delight."


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