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Matthew Berry Memorial Scholarship

                           Sponsored by the Redding Republican Town Committee

                                                                              $1,000 Grant

                                                          Application Deadline:  April 24, 2020

The Matthew Berry Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Matthew Berry, a 2009 graduate of Joel Barlow high school, who loved America, was intensely interested in the political process, and was committed to participating as an engaged, informed citizen.

The scholarship program awards $1,000 to one applicant who is a legal resident of the Town of Redding, Connecticut and who is a high school senior.

To be considered, applicants must:

  • complete the application. *
  • write a brief essay that explains how you feel your future educational goals will help you become an enlightened  citizen.
  • provide a recommendation letter from a teacher, guidance counselor or employer.

The completed application, essay, and letter should be submitted by April 23, 2019 to:
Mrs. Farrell, Student Services Joel Barlow High School


*Applications are available at JBHS and Redding Town Hall or touch or click here to download

Redding Republican Town Committee
Chairman, Michael Thompson