How to Apply

To apply, please download and complete the Shaw Scholarship Form, or the Metropolis Scholarship Form.

Return it to the Peabody Historical Society via email at or mail to 35 Washington Street, Peabody, MA 01960.

Deadline is March 26, 2022.

For more information, please call 978-531-0805 or email

The George & Rachel Shaw Scholarship is administered annually by the Peabody Historical Society and funded by Sylvia & Ralph Marble. The scholarship award is $3,000.
To be eligible, a student must fulfill the following requirements:
(1) be a resident of Peabody
(2) be completing his or her sophomore year in college or beyond; and
(3) be a full-time college student carrying at least twelve credits per semester.

The Peabody Historical Society awards a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating Peabody Veterans Memorial High School senior who plans to pursue a career involving history, museum studies, historic preservation, or political science. This scholarship honors former history teacher Andrew Metropolis. Metropolis’ unique style of teaching history inspired many of his students to pursue careers in history-related fields.