BTCF application deadline April 1


Berkshire Eagle Staff

SHEFFIELD -- The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation will be accepting applications for 24 Berkshire County scholarship funds until Tuesday, April 1.

Those funds include: the Charles and Elinore Agar Scholarship; William and Margery Barrett Scholarship Fund; Nicholas Boraski Family Scholarship Fund; Caligari Family Scholarship; Winthrop Crane Fund for Graduate Student Aid; Zenas Crane Fund for Student Aid; Honorable James P. Dohoney Scholarship Fund; Fairbank Family Scholarship; Housatonic School Scholarship Fund, The Jamie Fund; Dana Labbee Scholarship Fund; and Guido Masiero Scholarship Fund.

The other funds include: McLaughlin Wilson Scholarship Fund; Monroe England/Scott Scholarship Fund, Myrtle and Raymond Mercier Scholarship Award, Emma Miller Scholarship Fund; William J. Newton Scholarship Fund; The New World Fund Scholarship, Antonio and Antoinette Pieropan Scholarship Fund; Quality Printing Scholarship; Rhoda Rubin Memorial Nursing Scholarship; Esther Samuels and Mabel Cornman Educational Scholarship Fund; William Stanley Scholarship Fund; West Stockbridge Grange Scholarship; and Women’s Club of the Berkshires Scholarship Fund.

Applications and guidelines for all scholarships are available online at

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s coverage area consists of Berkshire County, northwest Litchfield County in Connecticut and Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County in New York.

Each year, the foundation distributes over $8 million through grants and scholarships to nonprofits and individuals in the arts and education, health and human services and environmental protection


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