The Benjamin Matan Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: ($500 Award) The Benjamin Matan Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education who has shown a passion to teach young children and who describes that passion in their essay.
Given in memory of her beloved son, Lisa A. Perlman ’87, M.Ed. ’94, has established the Benjamin Matan Memorial Scholarship. In establishing the scholarship, Ms. Perlman noted the pride she has in the accomplishments that she has achieved because of the excellent education she received at Worcester State University where she earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Perlman wants to provide assistance to other students pursuing a degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education and provides this assistance in memory of her late son.