The Mary Margaret Trant Nursing Scholarship was established in 2021 to award college scholarships to qualified nursing students.

Applicants must be accepted to an accredited nursing school. We do not accept applications from students in pre-med programs or other related health fields. 

Applicants must be a graduating high school student from the following Massachusetts High Schools: Bishop Fenwick, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham, or Wakefield.

The Degree to which we are able to provide financial assistance varies year to year, depending in part on the generosity of our contributors who make donations in the form of memorial gifts, general donations, and proceeds through fundraisers. Qualified applicants are judged on the basis of personal character, academic achievement and extracurricular activities.

The deadline for application submission is May 1st. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Your applications MUST contain ALL of the following to be considered:

1. Application Form (including Personal Remarks)

2.  TWO References (ONE current/former teacher preferably in the science field, and ONE former/current employer, mentor OR sports coach.

3. Most recent high school transcript 


Mail-in Application & Reference forms should be sent to:

The Mary Margaret Trant Scholarship Fund

19 Arnold Road 

Stoneham, MA. 02180


Online Application Form submissions are accepted through this portal by selecting the submit button below after completing this application online. Once submitted, answers cannot be changed.  


References can be mailed to address above (see website for printable form) OR to the respective ‘Online Reference Form’ portal. 

Emily J. McCarthy, President

Samantha A. Kelly, Vice-President

Meg Trant, Board of Director

Daniel Trant, Board of Director

Tracy Scolaro, Board of Director