BHS Scholarship Fund

Applications for the 2020 Bristol Historical Society Scholarship in the amount of $1500 are accessible in the guidance office of each of the three local high schools OR on the Bristol Historical Society website below.  Applicants must be legal residents of Bristol who plan to attend a two or four year college/university.  An interest in pursuing the study of history is preferred but not required.  Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0/B average for 7 semesters.

Criteria for selection are academic achievement, school or community involvement and an interest in history, including the history of Bristol. As part of the application process, applicants are being asked to react to the following statement in a one page essay: Bristol has had many interesting people, places, organizations and events in its history. Select one to research and describe how your choice has impacted  Bristol. Applicants are asked to cite any reference material used in their research.

Applicants are asked to email their completed applications to no later than April 3, 2020. Please give the release form to the guidance secretary after the application has been emailed. Deadline for returning the release forms to the guidance office is April 3.

2020 Application Form:  2020 BHS Scholarship Application (pdf)

Record Release Forms:
Bristol Central (pdf)
Bristol Eastern (pdf)
St. Paul (pdf)

The presentation of the 2020 BHS Scholarship is made at the Annual Dinner which will be held in May 2020. If you wish to support our scholarship, please click here: