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Smiling Eyes Scholarship

The Walpole Recreation Department is committed to providing first-rate programming that meets the recreational, educational, and cultural needs of the Walpole community. In our effort to ensure that Walpole residents have equitable access to our services, the Smiling Eyes Scholarship program was established to assist eligible Walpole families enroll their child(ren) in town-sponsored recreation programs.

Smiling Eyes contributes 100% of a program registration fee, with a maximum scholarship of $300.00 per child per year. The scholarship has enabled participation in the Summer Academy enrichment classes, the Little Recers and Walpole Woods summer day programs, access the public swimming pools, and more. Since its inception in 2014, the Smiling Eyes Scholarship has awarded over $45,000 in scholarships to literally hundreds of Walpole families.

Smiling Eyes will contribute 100% of a registration fee with a maximum scholarship of $300.00 per child per year. Please fill out one application for each participant.

- Application and Referral Form

To sustain this excellent program, the Recreation Department relies on financial support from our community partners - local businesses, community service organizations, corporations, and private residents – to help us enroll children for this upcoming summer.

Organizations interested in donating to the “Smiling Eyes” Scholarship for this upcoming summer may make checks payable to:
The Town of Walpole
Attention: Smiling Eyes Scholarship
135 School Street
Walpole, MA 02081