Student Grant Program

The SHS Alumni Association has donated almost $75,000 to student groups since the program began in 1995. We welcome your application!  Please check these criteria to be sure that your project is eligible:
  • Grants must be used to benefit SHS student groups, clubs, classes, and organizations.
  • Grants must be used to promote educational or charitable projects or to foster a sense of community.
  • At least five SHS students must be involved in or benefit from the project.
  • Maximum award for each grant is $400. 
  • Please note in any project-related publicity that the group received an SHS Alumni Association grant.
To apply, the faculty advisor should send the following information via his/her school email account to shrewsburyalumni@gmail.com no later than Friday, November 20, 2020.  Be sure to include...
  • Title of Project
  • Number of SHS students involved
  • Dollar amount requested (maximum $400.00)
  • Name(s) and email address(es) of applicant(s)
  • The name and email address of the SHS administrator who has approved the project
  • A brief background of your group.  Include the size of the group, number of years in existence, how the group is governed, and who benefits from the group’s activities.
  • What is the purpose of your project?  List goals and objectives.
  • How will your group determine whether your project is successful?
  • Itemize your project expenses as accurately as possible.
  • Have you applied (or do you intend to apply) to other sources for funding?  Please specify source and amount.
  • Will your project be possible if the SHS Alumni Association awards only part of the amount requested?
  • How do you plan to publicize your event?
  • Is there any additional information you’d like to add?
Applicants will be notified of the Alumni Association’s decision by early December.

To request payment/reimbursement, please submit the following information no later than Friday, May 14, 2021: 
  • Title of project
  • Name and email address of faculty advisor
  • Itemized list of expenses
  • Copies of invoices or receipts
  • Update on the project's progress
Checks will be made payable to the faculty advisor or to the vendor, as requested, and will be sent to the faculty advisor at SHS.  
Further details will be included in a grant award email that will be sent to successful applicants in early December.  

Questions?  Email the SHS Alumni Association Grant Committee at shrewsburyalumni@gmail.com.

Return to SHS Alumni Association website.