PACC Scholarship Program
Annually, the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce award scholarships to area high school seniors who will further their education at a post secondary level. Application packages are generally available through the Guidance Offices at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Bishop Fenwick, St John’s Prep, or via download. The chamber offers 3 different scholarships based on a students involvement with community service, a career in business; or participation in student government and/or political science major. Each category will be awarded one $1,000 scholarship, additional $500 scholarships may be awarded based on the decision of the scholarship committee.
Applicants must MEET only ONE of the following criteria to be eligible for an award:
Peabody resident OR
Be employed by a Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce member (regardless of where they reside), OR
Is the son or daughter of any person employed by a Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce member (regardless of where they reside)
The application process includes academic history, a short essay, documentation of community service followed by an interview. Selection is made by the Scholarship Committee and is not strictly needs or academic based. Amount of award varies.
Scholarship applications are generally due by April 7th of each year.
Funds for the scholarship program are generated 100% from the Torigian Golf Tournament held each June. In 2017 the tournament will be held June 12th at the Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton, MA.