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Edwards Scholarship Fund

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Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Edwards Scholarship Fund

89 South St., Ste. 603

Boston, MA United States 02111-2651

Telephone: (617) 737-3400

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-07-31)

Assets: $9,001,767

Total giving: $211,750

EIN

046002496

BRIDGE Number

2846174882

Background

Established in 1939 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Giving for scholarships to Boston, Massachusetts residents for higher education.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to students under the age of 25 whose families have resided in Boston, MA, since the start of the student's junior year in high school.

Scholarship Program

The purpose of the fund is to further the development of good citizenship through education. The fund offers scholarships to men and women of good character and ability who are in need of financial aid for higher education. Students must have their family home in Boston and be enrolled in a program that leads to an associate's, bachelor's, or higher degree. Undergraduates receive preference. Applicants must be under 25 years of age, and may receive scholarship aid for six years. Recipients have a moral obligation to repay any amount granted when they are able to do so.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Higher education

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-07-31

Assets: $9,001,767 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,505

Expenditures: $357,922

Total giving: $211,750

Qualifying distributions: $312,249