Connected Scholars

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About the Program

  • The Connected Scholars program aims to outfit Worcester  Public Schools graduating seniors with the tools they need to get the most out of their collegiate studies.
  • WPS seniors who have been accepted to a two- or four-year college or university and have demonstrated a positive attitude and strong work ethic in high school qualify for these computer scholarships.
  • In 2021, WEDF distributed 31 computers to graduating seniors.. Our goal in 2022 is100 computers.

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Recent Posts

  • Connected Scholars: 2022 Computer Scholarships
    Last year, WEDF started Connected Scholars, a scholarship program that provides college-bound seniors with brand new laptops for graduation. In 2021, WEDF presented 31 seniors with computers; this year 50 seniors received them.  A recent grant for the class of 2023 has been received and WEDF will continue soliciting donations for this program. We extend …
  • WEDF Launches “Connected Scholars” Computer Scholarship Program
    In Spring 2020, the Worcester Educational Development Foundation (WEDF) announced the launch of its Connected Kids Campaign, designed to support Worcester Public Schools’ urgent goal of providing every student with a computer. The district identified the additional funds it needed to make this goal happen. With the support of WEDF, we are pleased to say …

Connected Kids Phase II: Connected Scholars

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