Rockland Trust Launches 2020 College Scholarship Program and Expands Program into Worcester

Eleven scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded...

HANOVER, MA – Rockland Trust today announced the launch of its 2020 Rockland Trust Scholarship Program for High School students entering their freshman year of college this coming fall. Rockland Trust will be offering 11 $2,500 scholarships to students based on their academic accomplishments and commitment to community service.

Students attending high school in Rockland Trust servicing areas, including Boston, South Shore, South Coast, Metro North, Metro West, Cape Cod and the Islands, are eligible to participate in the program. In addition to those areas, Rockland Trust is offering its scholarship program for the first time to students in Worcester, as a result of Rockland Trust’s expansion into the city.

“At Rockland Trust, we make a commitment to strengthen the communities in which we work and live. The scholarship program is our commitment to the students in our communities, by making the college experience more attainable and assisting them in pursuing their future goals.” said Christopher Oddleifson, Chief Executive Officer of Rockland Trust. 

Rockland Trust Scholarship applications will be available online at, beginning January 20. The deadline for applications is March 16 and award recipients will be notified no later than May 18. To learn more about Rockland Trust’s scholarship application guidelines and eligible service area, please visit welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on