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Ashland Business Association 2019 Scholarship Application

The ABA is dedicated to increasing the success of its member businesses within the Ashland community and beyond. We promote businesses, provide education and networking opportunities, partner with the Town on various projects, and support the Emergency Fund. In addition, the ABA proudly presents scholarships to Ashland High School seniors.

Scholarship Application and Evaluation Process


The ABA will award two $1,500 scholarships.


The ABA scholarship competition is open to any high school senior residing in Ashland, as long as he or she is graduating in 2019 and has been accepted to an accredited school for further education.


Submit your completed application by midnight on Sunday, March 31, 2019. Letters of recommendation are due by Sunday, April 7, 2019. Under extreme circumstances, applications and letters of recommendation received after the deadlines may be considered at the discretion of the ABA.


Applications MUST be completed and submitted online. Incomplete applications, including letters of recommendation, will not be considered.

Letters of Recommendation:

Two letters of recommendation must be submitted by either email or regular mail. For best results, please be sure to get in touch with your recommenders immediately in order to get your recommendations in by March 31st (and maybe ask more than two people). For complete instructions and details, see Page 6 of this form.


Your application will be evaluated by a committee of Ashland Business Association members using the rubrics in the appendix to this application (posted online at the link below). Please review this information before beginning your application. After the initial review, top scoring applicants will be interviewed before final scholarship winners are determined.


If you have any questions or problems, call Scholarship Committee Member, Claudette Rowe at 508-246-7028 or email

Scholarship@AshlandBusinessAssociation.com.  For complete instructions, see Ashland Business Association Scholarship Scoring Rubric


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