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 Campaign Reaches Half-Way Mark
    Connected Scholars, a WEDF initiative designed to provide computer scholarships for students in the Worcester Public Schools, is half-way to its goal for the 2021/2022 school year. $40,000 has been raised thus far, which will equip 50 students with new laptops for the next phase of their education. Working closely with guidance counselors in the …
  • 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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