Rockland Trust Launches 2014 College Scholarship Program

Rockland Trust's College Scholarship Program Expands to Welcome Schools in the former Mayflower Bank Markets

ROCKLAND, Mass. (January 21, 2014) - Rockland Trust today announced the launch of its 2014 Rockland Trust Scholarship program for high school students entering their freshman year of college this fall. Rockland Trust is offering six $2,500 scholarships to students based on their academic accomplishments and commitment to community service.

Students attending high school in Rockland Trust services areas, including Cape Cod, South Shore, South Coast, Metro North and portions of Metro West are eligible to participate in the program. In addition to those service areas, Rockland Trust expanded its scholarship program to schools in Lakeville, as a result of Rockland Trust's recent Mayflower Bank acquisition.

"At Rockland Trust, we are proud to support the talented students in our communities and help them achieve a bright future through a quality college education, especially during these challenging economic times" said Chris Oddleifson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockland Trust. "We wish each student the best of luck, and we are excited to see this year's round of applications."

Rockland Trust Scholarship applications will be available at all branch locations, as well as on Rockland Trust's website, beginning January 21. The deadline for all applications is March 15 and award recipients will be notified no later than May 10. To learn more about Rockland Trust's scholarship application guidelines and eligible service area, please visit focus. To find a Rockland Trust branch, please visit

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