The Municipal Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that it will be awarding a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a deserving June 2016 graduate.

The student must be a resident of Auburn and been accepted at a four-year or a two-year college, full or part-time, carrying a minimum of nine (9) academic credits. The student must show a need for financial assistance, be a person of good character, show evidence of a good scholastic record, have participated in extra-curricular activities while in high school, and given back to his/her community through volunteer work.

Applications are now available in the Guidance Office at Auburn High School and are due by April 14, 2016.

The Municipal Scholarship fund is derived from donations made by Auburn residents on their quarterly real estate tax bills. All funds raised go directly to Auburn graduates who meet the criteria established by the Scholarship Committee and in keeping with MGL Chapter 60, Section 3(c).

If you wish to donate to this fund, please do so via upcoming Real Estate Tax bills or you may make a donation directly to the fund by sending a check made payable to “The Town of Auburn” and noting Municipal Scholarship in the memo line. All funds received go directly to Auburn graduates who are furthering their education.

The Auburn Municipal Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that the 2013, 2014 and 2015 recipients have each been awarded $1,000. The 2013 recipient was Korey Dupont; the 2014 recipient was Jamie McNamara; and the 2015 recipient was Jordan Lavallee. Each of these young women continue to pursue their college degrees and continue to do well.