We Help Nashoba Regional High School Students Succeed Through Scholarships

We are a group of volunteers responsible for raising and giving out many thousands of dollars each year in scholarships to graduating seniors of Nashoba Regional High School serving the towns of  Lancaster, Bolton, & Stow, Massachusetts.

Founded in 1991, for over 20 years, Nashoba Regional Dollars for Scholars® has been providing scholarships to Nashoba Regional High School (NRHS) Seniors. This year's anticipated scholarships available to NRHS seniors via this website application are listed below.

Our Dollars for Scholars chapter is a nonprofit foundation that supports academic success in our community. As part of Scholarship America's® national network of locally based, volunteer-driven Dollars for Scholars chapters, our mission is to mobilize our community on behalf of postsecondary education success for our students.

This website provides resources from our chapter to our volunteers, community and students. You can learn more about our history, goals and volunteers through the "About Us" link, and find out what's new by clicking on "News and Events." Volunteers -- and those who are interested in becoming volunteers -- can click on "Volunteer Login" to get connected. 

STUDENTS: To apply for any of the scholarships below as well as regional and national scholarships, just click "Student and Parent Login" to begin filling out your student profile -- not only will you find and apply for our scholarships that way, you'll also discover scholarships from across the Scholarship America network that you may be eligible for. You'll also find valuable financial aid, college success, internship and career resources, so get started today!

Scholarship Name


Selection Criteria Highlights

Nashoba Regional Dollars for Scholars

Multiple @ $1,000

Awards are based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service.

Harold and Julianne Reisner Memorial Scholarship


Top 10% of class and  proven academic achievement and strong commitment to community service

Feakes Scholarship


Desire to attend law school or interested in Political Science, International Relations and/or History are invited to apply.  May only be used for an accredited bachelor degree program.

The  Robert W. Skinner Scholarship


Awarded to a senior who is active in Nashoba's music, art, and/or drama programs.

Joanna Basteri Memorial Scholarship


Desire to major in Education, Communications, Media, or Computer Science.  Commitment to academics, community and sports; solid academic standing and community service. 

Dorothy F. Dewhurst Scholarship


Desire to major in Nursing.  Must be in the top 2/3rd of class.

Edna Holman Scholarship


Desire to major in the arts (art, graphic design, theater, writing, music or dance).  Must be in the top 2/3rds of the graduating class.

Paul R. Holman Scholarship


Desire and ability to major in Business.  The student must be in the top 2/3rds of the class.

Joan Sullivan Award


Bolton resident and in the top 10% of graduating class.  Demonstrate excellence in character and scholarship. 

Pierino Bonazzoli Scholarship - EMT

Multiple @ $500

Enrolled in the NRHS EMT Year 2/3 Program.  Must be actively involved in the internship with the Bolton Volunteer Ambulance service.

National Honor Society Scholarship

Multiple @ $400

Members of the Nashoba Regional National Honor Society who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. Amount awarded to be determined.

Hale Parent Support Group Scholarship

2 @ $500,

Residents of Stow and attended Hale Middle School for all three grades and Nashoba Regional High School for all four years.  Cumulative B average (unweighted).

Elmer C. Eaton Fund


Award based on desire and ability to attend medical school.  Must be a Stow resident and have attended Stow Public Schools. Scholarship for bachelor degree at a college or university.

Richard Threadgould Jr. Memorial Scholarship


Lancaster resident must be active in both school and community and show evidence of academic improvement over four years of high school.  The student must demonstrate financial need. 

Unless otherwise stated all Scholarships are award to Nashoba Regional Seniors and are for attending a community college, 4-year college or a vocational/technical institute.

All scholarship awards are subject to change based on funding availability and ability of applicants to meet the criteria of the awards.