Newton Community Pride offers three $1,000 scholarships to a Newton South High School senior, Newton North High School senior, and a METCO student attending either NNHS or NSHS with intention of pursuing the arts in higher education.

For More Information: See College & Career Counselor in your Guidance Department or contact

To be eligible to apply and receive the scholarship you must:

  1. Be a registered senior in good standing at Newton North or Newton South High School
  2. A person of good character who has been accepted or will enroll in a 2 or 4-year college pursuing art, music, or theatre in higher education
  3. Application shall be filed with your Scholarship Coordinator on or before March 11, 2024. Package the following together and give to your Coordinator, not Newton Community Pride.

Application Package shall include:

  • Page #1 – Cover Sheet (please print and include with your application)
  • Page #2 – Resume of your art/music/theatre experience
  • Page #3 – One recommendation from your art/music/theater teacher
  • Page #4 – A 300-500 word essay, double-spaced, answering one of the following questions:
    • Who has been an influence in your creative life and how has he/she/they contributed to your artistic expression?
    • OR
    • How do the arts impact the community around you?
  • Page #5+ – An example of your art/music/theatre talent (jpeg, original work, video, YouTube link, etc) 3 pieces maximum limit

Scholarship winners will be announced on or before April 29, 2024. The $1,000 scholarship will be given directly to the recipient upon proof of acceptance and deposit. Good Luck!

2024 Scholarship Recipients 

Frances Mattioli, Newton North
Anna Kladova, Newton South
Nisaiah Barbosa, Newton North

2023 Recipients 

2022 Recipients

Dilsa Gomes Monteiro, Newton North

Livia Shyevitch, Newton North

Ryan Lee, Newton South