Ten undergraduate students from Massachusetts have received scholarships totaling $22,500 from the Charles C. Ely Trust.

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Ten undergraduate Babson students were selected to receive $2,250 scholarships from the Charles C. Ely Trust, totaling $22,500, for the 2010-2011 academic year.

The students were nominated by Babson’s Student Financial Services office on the basis of academic merit, character, leadership abilities, and financial need. All 10 nominees were selected to receive the scholarship.

They are Massachusetts residents:


  • Augustin Ba, Webster
  • Eric Brown, Brewster
  • Henry Chen, Quincy
  • Stephen Connolly, Quincy
  • John Konaxis, Beverly


  • Varun Bhandari, Andover
  • Joseph Delaney, South Weymouth
  • Derek Foy, Bridgewater
  • Robert Porazzo, Brockton


  • Damian Gray, Methuen

The Charles C. Ely Trust, established in 1987, is an independent Boston charitable organization established at the behest of Charles C. Ely, of Brookline, Massachusetts, upon his death. Scholarship awards are granted to Massachusetts residents who are students at degree-granting institutions of higher education in the Boston area “for the purpose of helping and assisting worthy and deserving young men of good character to obtain a more complete and thorough education or training than they might otherwise be able to obtain.”

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

By Nancy Sullivan, sullivann@babson.edu, 781-239-4623 | 10/07/2010 06:00