BHS Scholarship Fund

Applications for the 2021 Bristol Historical Society Scholarship in the amount of $1500 are accessible in the guidance office of each of the three local high schools OR on the Bristol Historical Society website.  Applicants must be legal residents of Bristol who plan to attend a two or four year college/university . An interest in pursuing the study of history is preferred but not required.  Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0/B average for 7 semesters.

Criteria for selection are academic achievement, school or community involvement and an interest in history, including the history of Bristol. As part of the application process, applicants are being asked to react to the following statement in a one page essay:

Bristol has had many unique and interesting people, places, organizations and events in its past history.
Select one to research and
describe how your choice has impacted Bristol.
Applicants are asked to cite any reference material used in their research.

Applicants are asked to email their completed applications to no later than April 9, 2021. Piease give the release form to the guidance secretary after the application has been emailed.  Deadline for returning the release forms to the guidance office is April 9, 2021.

2021 Application Form:
  2021 BHS Scholarship Application (pdf)
(Word Doc) 2021 BHS Scholarship Application (doc)

The presentation of the 2021 BHS Scholarship is made at the Annual Dinner which will be held in August 2021. If you wish to support our scholarship, please click here: