TradesUp will award a scholarship to a high school graduating senior who has been accepted as a full-time student to an accredited college or university in any program of study. The applicant must be the child or sibling of an employee at a PRO New England Member Company. The PRO New England Member Company needs to have been an active member for at least 12 months as of June 1st and be a member in good standing.
The criteria used for selection may include but are not limited to, academic achievement, need, community involvement, and the general essay from the application.
Scholarship money is intended to be used for educational purposes only. Candidates may only apply for one scholarship (either the PRO New England Member Scholarship, or the James Marcotte Career Kickstarter, but not both).
The decision made by the panel of judges is final.
- Please compile two copies of the following documents:
- Completed application
- School Transcript
- Activity profile or separate resume
- General Essay (250 words or less)
- Two letters of recommendation, (1) Teacher & (1 Personal or Employer)
- A letter of acceptance from an accredited college or university.
Application packets must be mailed directly to the TradesUp Scholarship Committee, PRO New England, 831 Beacon Street #186, Newton Centre, MA 02459, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “TradesUp Scholarship” as the subject of the email. All applications must be postmarked or emailed no later than midnight on Friday, April 8th, 2022 and must contain all requested information. Late/incomplete packages are automatically disqualified. Awardee(s) will be notified in early May 2022. Award presented in early June.