Region – The Mark Fidrych Foundation, Inc., is offering tuition assistance to a deserving student who has successfully met the challenges imposed by his or her disability. This year the Foundation will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to be used toward tuition expenses.
To be eligible, applicants must be on an IEP or physically handicapped, a graduating high school senior, a legal resident of Massachusetts and planning to attend an accredited higher educational institute.
In addition to the application, applicants must submit an essay of approximately 500 to 1,000 words on how they have successfully met the challenges imposed by their disability, and how it has affected them or their family. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12.
The Fidrych Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs through and with a focus on sports and sports education and various other means of promoting, maintaining, improving and creating opportunities and benefits aimed at improving the lives of such individuals.
The scholarship opportunity is being managed by the Guidance Department at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Barlett St., Northborough. For applications and more information, contact the office at 508-351-7010.