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Portuguese Americans For Higher Education (PAFHE, Inc.), has been providing higher education scholarships over the past 30 years.

Scholarships are available to students residing in Peabody, Salem, Danvers, Lynn, or Beverly. The deadline for submitting applications is March 15, 2020.

PAFHE was founded in 1990, in Peabody, Massachusetts and is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization.

Since 1991, PAFHE awarded a total of 220 scholarships for higher education to local families totaling $272,000.

PAFHE emphasizes the value and necessity of higher education to the Portuguese community, particularly to families where education was not attainable due to socioeconomic limitations.

Their focus efforts are in the North Shore of Massachusetts which historically have large Portuguese immigrant populations.

Scholarship Applications

For additional information about eligibility, application materials needed, and the selection process, visit the PAFHE Scholarship Application page.

Applications are still being accepted. Be sure to submit your scholarship application by March 15, 2020


PAFHE 30 Year Celebration

Cheers to 30 years. PAPHE 30 year celebration of Scholarships for Higher Education

Portuguese Americans for Higher Education invites everyone in our community to join us in celebrating 30 years of helping students achieve their educational dreams. Scholarships for Higher Education

The celebration of cocktails, dinner, and dancing will take place at Danversport Yacht Club in Danvers, Massachusetts, on the evening of Saturday, March 14, 2020.

For more information CLICK HERE


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PAFHE is one of several non-profit organizations, like the Dr. Edward Leitão Memorial Scholarship Fund, who provides scholarships to students of Portuguese descent who live in the Northeast region of the United States.

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Paulo Martins and Feligenio Medeiros are the co-founders and editors of the digital magazine FEEL PORTUGAL IN THE USA.

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