1: When are the William and Mary Tighe Scholarship awards granted?

A: Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Awards are granted during the Spring semester. Mary and William Tighe Scholarship applications must be submitted between February 15th and midnight April 15th.

2: What are the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship eligibility requirements?

A: At present the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship eligibility is limited to graduating Metco students attending Lexington High, who participate in Varsity sports and are not the recipients of full scholarships.

3: Where does the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship get its funding?

A: The Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund was seeded with a private endowment and actively seeks donations. For more information on donating to the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund, please email us at donations@tighescholarship.org.

4: How is the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund managed?

A: The Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund is completely managed by volunteers who comprise the funds administrative team and advisory board. For more information on volunteering for the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund, please email us at volunteers@tighescholarship.com.

5: Is the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund part of the Lexington Public School System or the Metco Program?

A: No, although the Mary and William Tighe Scholarship Fund works closely with the respective Lexington public school and Metco officials, the Fund is independently operated.

   Oct. 2009 - First Bill and Mary Tighe Scholarships presented
   Dec. 2008 - Application Deadline