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. 

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Zoe Rosen – Keefe Regional Tech – Sociology

Jesseley Gomes – Blue Hills Regional – Pre-Med

Joseph Paola – North Attleboro – Computer Engineering

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 29, 2022 and should be emailed directly to
Applications will only be accepted at this email address. 

CACE Scholarship Application & Letter

Selected recipients will be notified in January of 2023 and will receive their awards after graduating in 2023. 

Scholarship winners will be selected based upon the following criteria: 

Criteria Points
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