Helen A. Arthur Scholarship

The Sippican Lands Trust seeks applicants for its “Helen A. Arthur” Scholarship. A monetary award of up to $1,000.00 will be granted to a Marion resident who is a graduating senior from any secondary school and is, preferably, pursuing an education in environmental studies or a related field.

The scholarship is made available through the Sippican Lands Trust Scholarship Fund. This fund was created and named after Helen Adams Arthur (1940-2008) who was a beloved resident of Marion and alongside her husband Richard I. “Dick” Arthur was a long time volunteer for the organization. Helen held a deep interest in the preservation of the beautiful open spaces in Marion. A Scholarship Committee will review all completed applications and will reward the student(s) whose pursuit most closely reflect Helen’s wishes, as mirrored by the mission of the Sippican Lands Trust; to acquire, preserve, and provide access to open space throughout Marion for the benefit of the public today and for future generations.

Requirements for a completed application include:

  • A Helen A. Arthur Scholarship Information Form (submit below).
  • A Personal Statement about educational goals and environmental interests. Please include information about environmental classes taken, community service involvement, or volunteer jobs as applicable.
  • Two letters of reference with contact information included. (Examples: teacher, guidance counselor, coach, employer, Scout leader, community leader, etc.).
  • Submit full application by Friday, May 20, 2022.

For more information contact the Sippican Lands Trust at 508-748-3080 or info@sippicanlandstrust.org.

Use the application form below to submit your scholarship application. **Please Note: The application form below will only populate if you check that you are a Marion resident. Please check the box which asks for you residency status in order to move forward with the application. Applicants will be notified by June 1, 2022.

Or you can download a hardcopy HERE and mail your application in to: Sippican Lands Trust P.O. Box 848 Marion, MA 02738

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