WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Scholarships

Students seeking professional training to pursue careers in local industries are eligible for financial support to fund education and training opportunities both on and off the Island. Financial support will be determined based on merit and need and will be sustained for the duration of the proposed education plan, providing students meet performance standards. Students from the six Career Technical Education programs at MVRHS are eligible: Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Health Assisting, Horticulture and Maritime Science.


Selection Process

Phase 1
Applicants must complete the Workforce Development Scholarship Application by January 14.

Phase 2
The Workforce Development Advisory Board will use our assessment tool to review all applications. Interviews with competitive applicants will be conducted in March.

Phase 3
The Workforce Development Advisory Board will recommend finalists to the Board of Trustees in May and finalists will be identified. Scholarships will be awarded at the Class Night Award Ceremony in the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle in June.


Application Links

Click the application links below to get started. Save your work as you go and submit your application when you are complete.  All application materials must be submitted electronically by the application due dates in order to be considered. Please email Lindsey Scott at lindseyscott@mvyouth.com if you have any questions.

Workforce Development Scholarship Application


Evaluation criteria

Year-round residents of Martha's Vineyard
Transcripts & grades
Career Experience & Goals
Character
Recommendations
Financial need