Murdock High School

Guidance Dept

Anne Marie Borsky, Guidance Counselor
Rachael Weinhold, Guidance Counselor
Jane Greenleaf, Adjustment Counselor
Sharon Semenza, Guidance Secretary

978-297-4285 or
978-297-1256 ext. 213


Local Scholarships

Alumni & non-Murdock Seniors


Winchendon Kiwanis Scholarship

*Must be Winchendon resident - graduating senior or current college student

Send applications to:

Ms. Ruth Deamicis

Kiwanis Scholarship

Winchendon Courier

44 Central Street

Winchendon, MA 01475


F. Leo & Irene Murray Scholarship Fund

*Must be Winchendon resident furthering education

Send applications to:

Mr. Robert R. Lafortune

P.O. Box 127

Winchendon, MA 01475


Eugene M. Connor American Legion Post 193 Scholarship

*Must be a Winchendon resident, graduating senior

Send applications to:

Mr. Scott Gauthier

295 School Street

Winchendon, MA 01475


Winchendon Police Association Scholarship

*Must be Winchendon resident - graduating senior or current college student

Send applications to:

Murdock Middle High School

Guidance Department

Attn: Officer Flagg

3 Memorial Drive

Winchendon, MA 01475


Michael Morin Memorial Scholarship

*Must be a Graduating Winchendon resident

Send applications to:

Ms. Sally Morin

P.O. Box 335

Winchendon, MA 01475


Lions Club Scholarship

*Must be a Winchendon resident, graduating senior

Send applications to:

Mrs. Cathy Desmarais

405 Beachview Drive

Winchendon, MA 01475


Arthur Bastille Achievement Scholarship

*Must be a Graduating Winchendon resident

Send applications to:
Murdock Guidance Department
3 Memorial Drive
Winchendon, MA 01475


Dr. John E. Harrington Healthcare Scholarship

*Graduating MHS senior or alumni pursing a healthcare career

Send applications to:

The Winchendon Health Center
Attn: Scholarship Committee
55 Hospital Drive
Winchendon, MA 01475

Winchendon Garden Club Scholarship

*Graduating Winchendon resident
*GPA 3.00 or higher
*Separate application / attached

Send applications to:
The Winchendon Garden Club Scholarship Committee

c/o Linda Dellasanta

165 Second Street

Winchendon, MA 01475

Joseph Kent Davini Memorial Scholarship Fund

*Graduating senior, Winchendon resident

Send applications to:

Betsy Antonellis

38 Village Drive

Eliot, ME 03903


Local Scholarship Application

Following you will find the local scholarship application.  If you can't print from this screen, you may pick up an application at Murdock High School.  To be considered as an applicant, there are necessary forms to be completed accurately.  It is recommended that you think carefully about the information you include in your Student Autobiographical Essay and expand your ideas fully in order to best support your candidacy.

The local scholarship organizations will make awards depending on their own internal criteria.  The organizations will consider your academic achievement, extracurricular participation, future plans for study, and financial need.  Per their request, there should be no contact by any student or parent of graduating seniors to these organizations.

  1. Alumni & Winchendon residents:

    A list of the organizations offering scholarships this year, with addresses, will be provided to you.  You may then choose any or all scholarship organizations to which you wish to apply.  It is your responsibility to copy and forward this information to the appropriate organizations no later than May 1, 2018.


  2. All application packets must include:
  1. Autobiographical Essay (Typed essays preferred and make sure name is listed at top of each page) Make sure to check for spelling errors and grammatical errors.Remember the essay is an important part of deciding the scholarship recipient.


  2. Personal/Financial Data Sheets – you must enclose a copy of your acceptance letter and the financial award letter from the college.Also list any scholarships or financial aid you have already received on the financial information sheet.


***Please note:   Incomplete scholarship packets will not be forwarded to the Scholarship sponsors.


Personal/Financial Data Sheet

Please note: Applications must be complete to be considered



Student Name                                                                                                           Sex                             



Family Information


Please Check: Father___ Stepfather___ Legal Guardian___ Other___


Father’s Name                                                                                                                                              


Address                                                                                              City, State, Zip                                  


Occupation                                                              Place of Employment                                               


Please Check: Mother___ Stepmother___ Legal Guardian___ Other___


Mother’s Name                                                                                                                                            


Address                                                                                              City, State, Zip                                  


Occupation                                                                             Place of Employment                                   


Number of family members, including yourself, presently living at home.  Total             


Pre-school _______  Grades K-12 ________  College (full time) _______  College (part time) ________


Number of adults employed (full time) ____________  (part time) ___________


School Information



Class Rank                                                                             G.P.A.  (as of April 13, 2018)                       


High School                                                                                        Graduation Date                               


Name and location of school or college which applicant expects to attend or is attending:


College                                                                                                City, State, Zip                                 


Major or proposed major                                                                                                                             


Eventual Occupational Goal                                                                                                                        


Financial Information


Estimated expenses of coming 2018/2019 school year:


  1. Tuition and fees


  2. Room and board


  3. Books and supplies


  4. Transportation


  5. Other costs


Total Estimated Expense __________



Estimated amounts contributed toward coming year’s expenses by:


  1. Parents


  2. Applicant’s Savings


  3. Applicant’s Summer Earnings


  4. Scholarships already awarded


  5. Other (specify)


______________________________________________ Estimated Contribution                     


Estimated amount needed for academic year – subtract Estimated Contribution Total

From Estimated Expense Total


                                                Total Estimated Amount Needed                                       


We have checked the above information and certify it to be complete and correct to the best of our knowledge.  We agree to refund all scholarship aid from this source if the above statements are untrue.


I understand that a transcript of my high school record will be forwarded to the scholarship committees.  (For present Murdock High School seniors only.)


Applicant’s Signature                                                            Date                                                              


Guardian’s Signature                                                            Date                                                              



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