Scholarship Program


Wachusett Area Chamber to Award
Up To Three $2500 Scholarships

The Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it will once again offer scholarships to graduating seniors who reside in the Wachusett Area.  Thanks to support shown by the business community, the Chamber will offer up to three $2500 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to pursue business studies as a full-time student at a two-year or four-year college. Students must reside in the towns of Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling or West Boylston.

The scholarship application is available below and can be obtained from the Guidance Department at area high schools.   Students are asked to mail the completed application, along with the required information to the Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce, 1174 Main Street, Holden, MA 01520.  The deadline to apply is April 30, 2017.  The winners will be announced prior to high school graduation and the awards will be given out at the Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting in June.

The Chamber will host events throughout the year to fund this program, including the Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament scheduled for May 15 at Holden Hills Country Club in Holden.  For more information on the scholarship program and related fundraising events, refer to the Chamber website,  contact the Chamber Office at 508-829-9220, or email to

Download the 2017 Scholarship Application (Microsoft Word document)

The Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce, formerly the Holden Area Chamber, serves the business community of Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling, Boylston and West Boylston.