Tau Beta Beta Scholarships

Tau Beta Beta Scholarships are available to young women residing in Brookline, Newton, or Wellesley, Massachusetts. We award scholarships to four or five new applicants per year, and financial support normally continues through four years. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need. Scholarships are typically $2500 for the first year and increase in yearly increments to as much as $5,000 by the fourth year.

Awardees are expected to keep in contact with their advisers and are asked to attend two events each year, a Holiday Tea in December and a luncheon in early June. Also they are required to send copies of their semester grade reports to their adviser each year.

Application Period: January 1, 2017 through March 15, 2017

The Scholarship Committee will begin accepting applications on January 1, 2017. Applications must be received no later than March 15, 2017, and all supporting material, such as transcripts and recommendations, must be received by March 20, 2017.   During the week of school vacation, April 17-21, 2017, the Committee will interview those students whose applications are complete.

Required Application Materials

The following materials must be included with the application or sent in separately (the two references):

  1. The application form.
  2. Two letters of reference: one from a teacher and one from a non-relative other than a teacher.
  3. A transcript of the applicant's grades covering all high school classes.
  4. A copy of the IRS form 1040 (tax return) from the applicant's parents. This form should be for the year 2016 if possible, otherwise from 2015.

Download Required Forms

Application and reference forms may be downloaded by clicking on the following links:

Application         Teacher Reference       Non-teacher Reference

Mailing Address

Completed application materials should be sent by regular mail to the address below. Be sure to provide each reference with a stamped envelope marked with this address.

Chairman of the Scholarship Committee
27 Gail Road
Weston, MA  02493

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