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About MMSFI

Learn more about the Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Program and what it can do for you.

About MMSFI
 
 


FOUNDATION PROFILE


 
   The Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping young women recognize their potential. Each year, the Foundation stages the Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss America Program, the largest source of scholarship for young women in the country.

THE MISSION OF MISS MASSACHUSETTS


 
   The Miss Massachusetts Program provides personal and professional opportunities for young women and promotes their voice in culture, politics and the community. The Program empowers young women to achieve their personal and professional goals, and provides a forum in which to express their opinions, talents, and intelligence.
 

WHO IS MISS MASSACHUSETTS?


    The Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Program attracts some of the most intelligent, highly motivated and community-oriented young women in Massachusetts. Recent Miss Massachusetts alumnae include lawyers, doctors, television reporters, marketing executives, a director of a charitable foundation, and a best-selling author. All young women meeting the age and other requirements are eligible to compete.
 

A SOURCE OF SCHOLARSHIPS


    Miss America 1954 Bess Myerson received the first scholarship award of $5,000 in 1945. Since then, the Miss America Organization has provided more than $100 million in educational grants, making it in the world's largest provider of scholarships exclusively for women in the world. Last year alone, in-kind and cash scholarships provided to contestants at all levels of competition totaled more than $30 million.
 

REACHING OUT TO MASSACHUSETTS


    The Miss Massachusetts Program stands for education, attracting highly motivated young women who are already leaders in their communities. The Program reinforces that the positive aspects of our society are still important and desirable among our nation's youth. They are the future of our cities, towns and Commonwealth.
 

A TRADITION OF SERVING THE COMMUNITY


    Contestants and titleholders embrace a platform of community service. On a state and national level, the Miss Massachusetts and Miss America organizations raise grassroots support for an issue of national concern by participating in an annual National Day of Service.  In addition, everyone involved in running the Program is a volunteer, and by participating, volunteers are giving back to their communities.

HELPING MASSACHUSETTS


    The Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant draws hundreds of people who spend money locally on hotels, restaurants, attractions and shopping. Our educational mission helps Massachusetts's colleges and universities to attract ideal students and to recruit students by gaining exposure with contestants' peers, family members and friends.

FUNDRAISING


    The Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Foundation directs it's, primary fundraising effort toward providing scholarship money, while other fundraising helps meet operational and production expenses.

PARTNER BENEFITS

    Supporters identify with the Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Foundation and enjoy numerous benefits. Significant donor participation in prominently recognized, including on-stage, program book and ongoing publicity.
 

GET INVOLVED


Join the many individuals and corporations who recognize that the Miss Massachusetts Program offers a significant means to identify with one of the most successful educational support programs in the country. Contact MMSFI at  dancgym@aol.com

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