Friends of the Library Scholarship

Each year, the Friends of the Library sponsor a scholarship to be awarded to a high school graduating senior(s) who is a resident of Chelmsford, will be attending a 2- or 4-year college or university full-time in the fall, and has had an ongoing relationship with a
library/libraries or has volunteered and/or worked for a library.

Please see the application for more details. To apply: print the application to fill out and then scan and send to or drop off at the Library (during open hours) before midnight on March 31.

  1. Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually in spring.  Details will be on the main Friends of the Library page.
  2. The number and value of the awards will be based upon the number and quality of applications.
  3. All decisions of the CFOL Scholarship Committee will be final.

Our intent for this scholarship money is to provide financial assistance towards the purchase of the recipient’s textbooks or other similar educational fees or expenses. Applications are available to download and print here: or through the CHS guidance office/Naviance.

Application Requirements: Scholarship applications must include the following documents:

  1. A completed application form. Please type or print all information where possible.
  2. Copy of your high school transcript.
  3. Copy of your CHS (or other) Secondary School Record (resume), which details your in-school and out-of-school activities.

Submit applications to:

Subject line: CFOL Scholarship Application

Application deadline: March 31, 2024  by midnight