How to Apply

Complete the documents provided for each scholarship, and return to:

Peabody Historical Society & Museum
35 Washington Street
Peabody, MA 01960-5520
Attn: Ann Birkner

The submission deadline for all applications is Friday, March 27, 2020.

Application forms may also be picked up at Society Headquarters building at, 35 Washington Street, Peabody, Monday-Friday,
10 am – 3 pm, or mailed upon request.

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


George and Rachel Shaw Scholarship

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.

Andrew Metropolis History Scholarship

The Peabody Historical Society awards a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating Peabody Veterans Memorial High School senior, class of 2020, 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.