Student Grant Program

The SHS Alumni Association has donated over $70,000 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.
  • Successful applicants must request payment/reimbursement no later than April 20, 2018.   Reimbursement checks will be made payable to the faculty advisor.
  • Please note in any project-related publicity that the group received an SHS Alumni Association grant.
To apply, please supply the following information and deliver four (4) copies to the SHS Alumni Association mailbox in the SHS mail center no later than 2:30 pm on Monday, November 13, 2017:
  • Title of Project
  • Number of SHS students involved in the project
  • Dollar amount requested (max. $400.00)
  • Give 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?
  • Name and email of student applicant(s), if any
  • Faculty advisor’s name, signature, and email address
  • An SHS adminstrator’s name and signature, indicating his/her approval of the project
Applicants will be notified of the Alumni Association’s decision by early December.

Application deadline is 2:30 pm Monday, November 13, 2017. 
Submit four copies of the completed application to the SHS Alumni Association mailbox in the SHS mailroom.

To request payment/reimbursement, please send us the following information no later than Friday, April 20, 2018:
  • 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 vendor, as requested, and will be sent to the faculty advisor at SHS.
Please email your request to jpope@shrewsbury.k12.ma.us or mail to SHS Alumni Association, c/o Maria Smith, 415 Boston Turnpike Suite 308B, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 .


Questions?  Email the SHS Alumni Association Grant Committee at jpope@shrewsbury.k12.ma.us

Return to SHS Alumni Association grants history.