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Mayor’s Scholarship Program Accepting Applications Starting June 1st
Application Period: June 1 – July 1, 2024

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien, the City of Pawtucket, the Pawtucket City Council, and the Pawtucket School Department have announced that they will be accepting applications for the Mayor’s Scholarship Program from June 1st to July 1st, 2024. The scholarship was established to help assist Pawtucket youth with college tuition costs and was funded through a generous grant that was kindly provided by the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation and Revity Energy LLC.

“I’m truly excited to announce the continuation of our scholarship program for another year,” said Mayor Donald R. Grebien. “Prioritizing the education and well-being of our future generations is so important. I would like to thank Bristol County Savings Bank and Revity Energy for their ongoing partnership in supporting this program. I’m also so grateful for the collaborative efforts of the City Council and School Department in bringing this scholarship to fruition.”

“As an initial funder of the Mayor’s Scholarship Program six years ago, the Bank continues to be proud to support deserving students from the greater Pawtucket area as they enter the next stage of their academic life,” said Patrick Murray, President & CEO of Bristol County Savings Bank and President of the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation. “The Foundation places a particular emphasis on education and literacy within the communities we serve so you can see why we feel it’s vitally important to partner with the city on this initiative year after year.”

“Revity is honored to contribute to the Mayor’s Scholarship Program, empowering the ambitious youth of Pawtucket to reach for their educational dreams,” said Ralph Palumbo, President of Revity Energy. “We believe in the transformative power of education and are proud to invest in the future of these students. We are grateful for the chance to be a part of this initiative and support the aspirations of Pawtucket’s talented youth.”

The application period is June 1 to July 1, 2024. Those looking to apply can view the application here.

Pawtucket students planning to attend an accredited public or private, vocational-technical school, two-year or four-year institution, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The Mayor’s Scholarship Program is designed to aid students of low and moderate-income families in the City of Pawtucket to attend college and universities, as well as vocational-technical schools. All information provided will be kept confidential and only shared with the committee and appropriate staff members.

Applicants can contact Charles Carvalho, Chief Equity Officer at [email protected] with any questions.


About Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation
The Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation was established in 1996 as part of the Bank’s 150th Anniversary celebration. It intends to fund the needs that contribute to the economic and social well-being of the people and institutions located in the greater Taunton/Attleboro Region, the greater New Bedford/Dartmouth Region, the Fall River Region, and the Northern, Rhode Island Region, with particular emphasis in the areas of education and literacy, economic development and housing for the low- to moderate-income population. Since the Foundation was formed in 1996, more than $30 million has been committed to hundreds of different non-profits. In 2022, the Foundation awarded a record $2.3 million to various 501(c)(3) organizations.

About Revity Energy LLC
Revity Energy develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy generation facilities for the benefit of community partners. Our customer-centric approach gives us an intimate understanding of the needs of the communities where we develop projects, allowing us to offer tailored, effective energy solutions. Revity is committed to achieving the common goal of a carbon-free environment through our expertise in renewable energy development. Committed to sustainability and corporate social responsibility, our projects make economic sense for communities while leaving a positive impact.