Graduating seniors who are residents of Monterey and are entering their first year of a two- or four-year college or university and prior McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship recipients.


The McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund was created in 1994 by Edith Wilson in memory of her long-time friend Marjorie McLaughlin. Ms. Wilson, who was a painter, sculptor and designer, moved to Monterey in 1942. The scholarship was created as a resource for residents of the Town of Monterey, Mass., to assist in a significant way children who want to pursue a post-secondary education.

“Monterey is a spirited village where intelligent children grow. Miss Marjorie McLaughlin and I have enjoyed their progress over the past half-century. It is now my privilege to give the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund to aid Monterey’s young adults in their future education. Good life and good luck!” – Edith Wilson

Apply for this scholarship using our common application by March 15.