Harwood Union High School students are encouraged to apply for a Duxbury-Waterbury community scholarship fund that is established by The Alchemist Foundation. The Duxbury-Waterbury scholarship  is designed for the students who are concerned about money and want to pursue higher education.

The Duxbury-Waterbury Opportunity Fund is a community scholarship fund created in 2013 for local Harwood students by The Alchemist Foundation.


The scholarship is for current Harwood Union High School seniors, graduating in June, 2015 and who are:

  • Earning a B average
  • Planning to attend college or an accredited technical training program in 2015-2016
  • Living in Duxbury or Waterbury
  • In financial need (if your annual household income is under $80,000, you are more likely to qualify for this scholarship)

 How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, the candidates can download the application form the link

The application form along with all the following material can be sent at

  • The Application Form
  • A copy of your transcript (which you would get from Guidance)
  • The last page (confirmation page) of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA –, showing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) OR the statement provided by your school showing your cost of attendance less financial aid & merit awards
  • Three (3) Recommendations
  1. One from a teacher
  2. One from a community member (not family)
  3. One from a friend of yours

Award Amount:

The winning candidates will get scholarship amount of $1,500 per year, renewable for up to 4 years.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for 2015 scholarship application is May 26, 2015.

Link to Apply:


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