Patricia Timmons OEZ Charter President

Your educational future is important to us and we will strive for excellence in the service of the South Shore community.

The women of our scholarship committee are dedicated to informing the South Shore community in all things scholarship including information about the FAFSA process, navigating college during a global pandemic, and scholarship opportunities. Our work will be guided and informed by our beliefs and commitments to social action, educational equity & equality, as well as the pursuit of higher education without being saddled with student loan debt.

Lula L. Axson and Evelyn L. Johnson Scholarship

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$1,000 non-renewable award for students who are pursuing school full-time from accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university in pursuit of a certificate, diploma, or degree in any discipline in education.

The Lula L. Axson and Evelyn L. Johnson Education Scholarship is awarded to students currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college/university in Massachusetts and have declared their major in any discipline in education from the following institutions: Bridgewater State University, Bristol Community College, Cape Cod Community College, Curry College, Dean College, Eastern Nazarene College, Massasoit Community College, MassBay Community College, Stonehill College, the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Scholarships are to be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, and room and board at an accredited college or university in Massachusetts.

The scholarship may provide a $1,000 non-renewable award for students who are pursuing school full-time from accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university in pursuit of a certificate, diploma, or degree in any discipline in education. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.

What ethnicity or race is acceptable for this scholarship?

The applicant must be of African-American or Hispanic/Latinx descent.

What are the GPA Requirements?

The applicant must have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0

Does the scholarship receipient have to write an essay?

Applicants must submit a 500-word essay or 3-5 minute video describing how a degree in education will  help with long-term career plans.