Residents of Berkshire County who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a two-year program at a community college or a technology curriculum in a community college, technical, vocational or trade school.


The William J. Newton Scholarship Fund was established in memory of William (Bill) J. Newton, a long time employee of Brown Packaging, Inc. who died in a car accident in 2006. Bill was noted for his ability to work with systems, whether mechanical, electronic or hydraulic, and their integration into a multitude of packaging lines installed throughout the United States and other countries. The William J. Newton Scholarship Fund aims to provide an opportunity for individuals to receive post-secondary training in trade and industrial fields.

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