The Council of Administrators of Compensatory Education (CACE) Scholarships awards will provide $2,000 scholarships for three graduating seniors who have been accepted into a post-secondary undergraduate program. The Council of Administrators of Compensatory Education (CACE) awards will be awarded to graduating seniors who attend CACE member districts.
2020 Scholarship Recipients
Thomas Anderson | Norton High School
Tiffany Anne Adams | Keefe Tech
Kaylana Jurnigan | Billerica Memorial High School.
The eligibility requirements for this scholarship are demonstrated need and that the applicant participated in a Title I funded Targeted Assistance Program or Schoolwide Program for at least one academic year, at any grade level. The applicant’s participation could have taken place in either a public or non-public school, or as part of a program administered in a local/state-operated facility for neglected or delinquent children. The applicant must be an individual who expects to graduate from high school in 2022 and expects to be accepted for admission to a post-secondary undergraduate program.
Up to two of our scholarship recipients will also be nominated for the NAFEPA scholarship.
Completed applications must be received no later than Tuesday, November 30, 2021 and should be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will only be accepted at this email address.
CACE Scholarship Application & Letter
Selected recipients will be notified in January of 2022 and will receive their awards after graduating in 2022.
Scholarship winners will be selected based upon the following criteria:
|1. A personal essay of 350-500 words that reflects proper conventions of writing and fully addresses the required discussion point (See Application Checklist for discussion points).||50 Points|
|2. GPA, based on the applicant’s Spring 2020 High School transcript||20 Points|
|3. School, community service, leadership and/or work activities and experiences in which the applicant participated during grades 9-12, including leadership positions held.||15 Points|
|4. Three letters of recommendation including a letter from the student’s high school principal or administrative designee, a faculty member/advisor, and a non-family member.||15 Points|