Middlesex Community College Awards Foundation Scholarships

President James C. Mabry (center, back)  and some of the recipients of the Middlesex Community College Foundation scholarships awarded to deserving Middlesex students for the 2016-2017 academic year. The ceremony took place recently on the Bedford campus – Courtesy image (c) 2017 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

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The Middlesex Community College Foundation recently awarded 53 scholarships totaling $48,450 to 47 deserving Middlesex students for the 2016-2017 academic year. Among the recipients was Fatou Sidibe of Bedford who received the Ray Shea Memorial Scholarship for International Studies.

The awards range from $500 to $2,500 and are funded by a variety of sources, including memorial donations, local businesses, private foundations and private donors.

“At Middlesex, we recognize the accomplishments of our students, and the strong and generous commitment from our donors who provide financial assistance to our students as they work hard to achieve their dreams of higher education and meaningful careers,” said Dennis Malvers, Dean of College Advancement.

Three new scholarships were established and awarded this year, including the David F. Beauchemin Music Scholarship established by Jennifer Aradhya in memory of her father; the MCC Performing Arts scholarship, established with funds raised at the Murder at Nesmith House fundraiser; and the MCC Foundation Board of Directors Founder’s Award, through which five scholarships were awarded to students traveling on the China and Ireland International Education Fellowships and other study-abroad programs.

About Middlesex Community College

For more information about the Middlesex Community College Foundation Scholarships, contact Amy C. Lee, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, at [email protected] or 781-280-3579 or visit our website at www.middlesex.mass.edu/foundation/scholarships.

Middlesex Community College is your pathway to success. As one of the largest, most comprehensive community colleges in the state, we educate, engage and empower a diverse community of learners. MCC offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs, plus hundreds of noncredit courses, on our campuses in Bedford and Lowell, as well as online. Middlesex Community College: Student success starts here!

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