Calling all college-bound students!  Apply for the Joseph A. McCarthy Scholarship – a scholarship in memory of a proud South Bostonian Joe McCarthy who loved family, friends, Irish music, politics and Southie. 

All applicants are required to write an essay on the topic of Southie’s contribution to society and the deadline is April 15th.  (3) $1000 scholarships and (1) $750 will be awarded.

Eligibilty Requirements:
1. Applicant must be a Massachusetts resident.
2. Applicant must be applying to or enrolled in an accredited college or technical school as a full time student.

Application Requirements:
Applicant must write an essay on “South Boston’s Contribution to Society”.

1. Essay may be written from:
   – an historical perspective
   – an economical perspective
   – a cultural perspective
   – a personal perspective
   – a political perpective
2. The essay must be a minimum of 500 words.
3. All applications submitted become the property of JAMcMSF and may be used for promotional purposes.

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