MDFS College Graduate Profiles

Congratulations to the 2023 MDF Scholarship recipients who recently graduated from college!  Nancy Marrs interviewed two of these exceptional graduates to learn about the impact of their scholarships and their plans for the future!

Madison Bates
Ryan Hamilton

2023 Run for the Fund was held on October 1!

There was a great turnout on October 1 for our Annual Run for the Fund to raise money for MDFS scholarships!  Approximately 150 participants came out to Devereux Beach in support of the event.  Marblehead HS cross-country had a strong showing with the top 3 overall finishers!  Thanks to all of our participants and congratulations to the top place finishers!

First Place: Nate Assa and Emma Cox


For a complete listing of results, click here.

MDFS HS Scholarship Recipients

MDFS is proud to announce the 2023 High School Scholarship recipients who received their scholarships at a ceremony held on June 3.  The entire MDFS Board of Directors wishes these deserving students a happy and successful first year of college.  Congratulations to you all!

You can view the ceremony here.

Front row (seated) left to right:  Maya Mahoney, Emma Burbage, Claire Davis, Piper Crane, Nica Mele and George Percy.

Back row (standing) left to right: Christopher English, Lily Echchouini, Alba Mehu-Tormo, Teaghan Kay, Grace Cuzner, Nathalya Benjamin and Tamya Johnson.

35th Anniversary Celebration

Thanks to all who made our 35th Anniversary celebration a success! Through your generosity, we raised over $17,000 for the organization.

MDFS Scholarship Recipients Profiles

Eliza Howells and George MacDonald, 2022 College Graduates and 4-year recipients of Mablehead Dollars for Scholars scholarships, share how their MDFS Scholarships impacted their education and plans for the future: Click the links below to read their stories.

Eliza Howells:

George MacDonald:

2022 High School Scholarship Recipients Announced

Marblehead Dollars for Scholars presented the 2022 high school scholarships on a beautiful evening, May 26.  Sixteen high school graduates received their awards for their first year of college.  The Board of Directors sends their best wishes to these deserving students as they embark on their college adventures!

Pictured from left to right: Courtney Stone, Kendall Shaw, Olivia Cook, Julia Greenway, Katrina Greene, Sophia Nikolas, Emma Cianchi, Lexie Hoffman, William Cunningham, Charlize Baer, Owen Murphy, Max Beauchesne, Seth Holtzman, and Brogan McGorray.  Not pictured: Michael Gabaud, Jax Nichols.

MDFS is proud to announce the 2021 High School Scholarship Award Recipients!

MDFS awarded scholarships totaling $58,000

to 16 graduating seniors this spring in a virtual celebration.  Congratulations to these outstanding students and all of the 2021 graduates.  The MDFS Board of Directors wishes you all great success in the future!

MDFS Scholarship Recipients Profiles

2021 College Graduates Samantha Livermore and Jordy Mukania share how their MDFS Scholarships impacted their education and plans for the future: Click the links below their pictures to read their stories.

Sam Livermore

Jordy Mukania

Stories from 2019 and 2020:

Kalyn Counite
Jack Devlin
Karli Kovner
Jacob Sundlie


Read this two-part story published in The Marblehead Reporter in 2017, which chronicles Marblehead Dollars for Scholars history and celebrates its 30thanniversary

Part 1: 




Marblehead Dollars for Scholars has a GOLD STAR rating from Guidestar.  

2014 Irving A. Fradkin National Affiliate of the Year Marblehead Dollars for Scholars (Marblehead, MA)



Marblehead Dollars for Scholars
PO Box 4
Marblehead, MA 019455