The 2023 Run for the Fund is October 1!

Please join Marblehead Dollars for Scholars on October 1 for a community walk/run around Marblehead Neck!  Registration will open at 7:30am with the event start at 9am.  First 100 registrants receive an long-sleeved performance shirt.  Awards to top 3 male/female overall.  Come support need-based scholarships for local students!

Click here to register online before 9/29 at 7pm!!  Registration will be available at Devereux Beach beginning at 7:30am on 10/1.

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!

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