Application for Sippican Lands Trust scholarship open

Mar 18, 2024

The Sippican Lands Trust is seeking applicants for its Helen A. Arthur Scholarship.

The applicant for this $1,000 award must be a Marion resident in their last year of high school or enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college elsewhere.

A preference will be given to applicants who are majoring in or plan to major in
environmental studies or a related field.

This award was created and named after Helen Adams Arthur, who was a resident of Marion and, alongside her husband Richard I. “Dick” Arthur, a long-time volunteer for the organization.

Helen held a deep interest in the preservation of the beautiful open spaces in Marion, according to the Sippican Lands Trust.

Sippican Land Trust’s Scholarship Committee will review all completed applications and will award the scholarship to the student(s) whose pursuits most closely reflect Helen’s wishes, as mirrored by the mission of Sippican Lands Trust: to acquire, preserve, and provide access to open space throughout Marion for the benefit of the public today and for future generations.

Application forms are due back on May 1, and can be found at