Ellen Ruberto Scholar Award

The Ellen Ruberto Scholar Award is intended to assist promising full-time, female, traditional age students who are committed to pursuing a degree or certificate at Berkshire Community College. Recipients of this award shall have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, be engaged in activities outside the classroom, and be known for being responsible, outgoing members of the community. The sponsor of this award has a significant interest in supporting recent graduates from a Pittsfield High School who plan to continue their education beyond an Associate’s degree. Selected candidates who meet the criteria will be interviewed by a committee. This scholarship is funded by James Ruberto, family and friends in memory and honor of his wife, the late Ellen Ruberto, ’66.

Supplemental Questions
  1. In a concise paragraph, clearly articulate your career plans and how you are using your education to achieve your goal. (100 word maximum)
  2. As one who has a proven record of community spirit and service to others, please explain your commitment and drive. (100 word maximum)