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This scholarship is made possible by the loving friends and family of Janet Chisholm Dolan. Janet was a graduate of Framingham State College in 1991 with a Master’s Degree in Special Needs Education and taught elementary, middle, and high school students for over twenty years. She was very active in sports programs for the school, women, and youth in the town of Wayland.

Submission Deadlines

March 15

Minimum Award


Award amount depends on donations received, and any interest accrued from invested funds.


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Additional Criteria
  • Residents of MA
  • Graduate Students
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Female
  • No QPA requirement


This scholarship is available for a female resident of Massachusetts who is pursuing a graduate degree in the field of Special Education at Framingham State University.
Demonstrates financial need
If there is no qualified applicant for the scholarship in a given year, the award is to be granted to a full-time undergraduate student in the field of Education who has qualified for other Education scholarships, with preference given to those interested in Special Needs.
No minimum grade point average is required.

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Alumni House
42 Adams Road
Framingham, MA 01702