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METCO Directors' Association


Friday, March 31, 2023

Applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered.



For 27 years, the METCO Directors’ Association (MDA) awarded annual scholarships in memory of former Scituate Public Schools METCO Director Florence M. Howes. During that time, over $38,000 was awarded to METCO seniors to assist in their post-graduate academic endeavors. Upon the dissolution of the Florence M. Howes Scholarship, the MDA continued the tradition of honoring the tremendous commitment and hard work of deserving METCO youth by providing financial assistance through the METCO Directors’ Association Scholarship.


  • Participation in the METCO program in a METCO Directors’ Association member district

  • Maintenance of a cumulative 3.0 GPA (students with a 2.5 GPA and who have held leadership positions are eligible to apply)

  • Current and past involvement in community activism and volunteer work within human service organizations

  • Completion of admission process to accredited institutions of higher education

  1. Click above to complete the online application form 

  2. Compile and scan the following materials:

    • High school transcript (which should include semester 1 and/or first, second, third term grades)

    • Two letters of recommendation 

    • Resume (including extracurricular activities and/or work history)

  3. ​Email materials to


The METCO Directors' Association Student Activities Committee

Carols Perez  (Sharon)
Jesenia Castro (Walpole)
Aleisa Gittens-Carle (Cohasset) 
Lateefah Franck (Westwood)
Amy Jackson (Hingham)

Monique Veale (Dover/Sherborn)

Karsten Cash (Wellesley)
Damen Kelton  (Lincoln/Sudbury)
Kurtis Martin (Reading)
Latoya Ogunbuna (Swampscott)

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