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Edwards Scholarship

Sponsored by: Dechert, LLP.

Applicant must have a permanent home address in the city of Boston proper (Allston, Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Forest Hills, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury) and be under age 25. Applicant may attend any accreditted college or university, but their permanent address must remain in Boston. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic ability, and character. Preference is given to undergraduate applicants.


Application Deadline March 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 420
Awarded every year? yes
Recipient must reapply and maintain minimum 2.0 GPA for renewal.
Must be repaid?
Repayment is voluntary; recipients are encouraged to "remember the organization."
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $5,000
Average $2,400
Min $250


Max 225

Contact Information

Brenda McCarthy
Executive Secretary
Dechert, LLP.
200 Clarendon Street, 27th Floor
Boston, MA 02116-5021 United States

Phone: (617) 426-4434
Fax: (617) 426-6567

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