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The scholarship was named for the late Eileen Whalen Carr. ’25, her husband, Col. John A. Carr, USAF Ret., and Kathryn V. Whalen, sister of Eileen Carr. Col. Carr was a graduate of Harvard Law School and practiced law for forty years in NYC and Suffolk County, Long Island.
He served with the Army Air Corps during WWII and was recalled to active duty during the Korean Conflict. Eileen Carr taught Home Economics in the Fall River and NYC areas and served as chair of the Legislative Committee of the Greater New York Nutritional Council.
This scholarship is awarded to students from Bristol County, Massachusetts, with preference given to Food and Nutrition majors.

Submission Deadlines

March 15

Minimum Award



  • /Day / Undergrad
  • Fashion Design and Retailing/Food and Nutrition/Day / Undergrad
  • Full-time
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Sophomores
  • Undergrad


Available to students who are residents of Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Preference is given to students with a major in Food & Nutrition. Suggested awards for students meeting the highest preferred criteria may be full tuition and fees.
Applicant must have a minimum QPA of 3.00.
Applicant must have completed a minimum of eight (8) full-credit courses and still have at least one more semester to complete.
Financial need will be a consideration but not the primary consideration for the award.
Applicant must submit an application form, a letter of qualification, a letter of recommendation, and a completed FAFSA form.

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42 Adams Road
Framingham, MA 01702