Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Winners!

Diya Dronavadhyala, Winsor School

Bonnie Li, Winsor School

Islay Shilland, Boston Latin School

Our 2021 Scholarship Winners included Allison Chan, Winsor School; Katherine Martin, Boston Latin School; Preston Musoke, Boston Latin School; and Raina Sohur, Winsor School.

Thanks to the many elected officials and Committee members for your support!


The Ward 4 Dems Scholarship Program recognizes student leaders in 9th and 10th grade.

Applications to the 2023 program are now open!

Do your live—or attend school—in Boston’s Ward 4? Are you involved in community programs and projects that make life better in your neighborhood? Do you have a story of personal resilience to share?

We invite you to participate in the Ward 4 Democratic Committee Scholarship Program. We honor several students with monetary awards at our summer community event this August.

Application deadline: May 15, 2023

Questions? Contact us at

Boston Ward 4 Scholarship Application

To apply, students must submit short written responses to two essay questions in the language of their choice. The essays will be judged for depth and originality. Students must be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade.

To qualify, you must be currently enrolled in the 9th or 10th grades.
To qualify, you must attend one of the schools listed below, unless you live in Ward 4 and attend a different school.
Go to to check which Ward you live in. If you don't live within Ward 4, you must attend one of the schools listed above to qualify.


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