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Enrique Goytizolo Scholarship

How To Apply

The annual Enrique Goytizolo Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship for a  Fairhaven resident high school graduating senior interested in studying history. 

The scholarship is awarded by the Fairhaven Historical Society and honors Enrique Goytizolo’s dedication to preserving the history of the Town of Fairhaven and his vital and long-time leadership role with the Fairhaven Historical Society.

The Enrique Goytizolo Scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior whose primary residence is in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Students who apply should be interested in pursuing the study of history and have plans to matriculate to an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall. 

Deadline for scholarship applications is April 1st. 

In addition to the application, students must submit an essay of no more than 400 words focusing on Fairhaven history, what it means to the applicant, and how that has impacted the applicant’s interest in the further study of history. Three references, as specified on the application, are also required.


Applications and essays must be submitted via email to The scholarship award recipient will be notified via email.

Recognition of receipt of the scholarship will be made at graduation and at the Annual Fairhaven Historical Society Annual Meeting and Dinner in June. The one-time award of $1000 will be presented to the recipient upon proof of successful completion of semester one classes. 


Each annual scholarship recipient requires at least three hours of volunteer time at the Fairhaven Historical Society Museum or Fairhaven Historical Society events/activities within one year of scholarship award notification.

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