The Middleton Stream Team is a non-profit 501c3 tax exempt all-volunteer service organization formed originally as a small volunteer group in 1998. Their mission is environmental stewardship, primarily in those parts of the Ipswich River Watershed’s river, streams and wetlands which are located in Middleton MA. We are committed to promoting, conserving, protecting, improving and expanding the natural, scenic and historical resources and recreational opportunities as well as to fostering the responsible use and enjoyment of these resources by the public. The Team’s mission is accomplished in works of education, public service, conservation and advocacy. The Middleton Stream Team interfaces with local and regional environmental, community, school and youth groups; and with town government; and serves all the community.

To further its mission, the Middleton Stream Team recognizes the need to protect the environment for future generations so it has established a yearly fund used to award an outstanding Middleton high school senior or college undergraduate student who has demonstrated an interest in protecting the environment now and for the future. 100% of the award money donated goes directly to the student for educational purposes in helping them reach their goals.

The deadline for application for the scholarship is April 1, 2024 and applicants will be notified by May 1, 2024.


The Middleton Stream Team will be awarding $1000.00 this year to a deserving Middleton resident who is a high school senior or college student based on the following criteria:

    1. The high school senior (any school except for Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School which has a separate scholarship with MST) must live in Middleton. The college student must have Middleton as their primary residence.
    2. The student must be in pursuit of a degree in a post secondary education institution, (2 year and/or 4-year accredited schools qualify) or attending such a program.


    1. Typed essay describing their interests and experiences as it relates to the Middleton Stream Team’s mission. Students are asked to share their intentions and aspirations for their college pursuits and eventual career pathway in an environmental discipline.
    2. Description of their current studies in the environmental field, extracurricular activities, past volunteer experiences and employment in relation.
    3. Completed application (found on our website below) and essay should be mailed to the Middleton Stream Team at the address at the bottom of the application by April 1, 2024.


Please find the scholarship application here.


We rely on donations from our community to provide scholarship opportunities and more to Middleton. Please note that your contributions are fully tax deductible. 100% of all money to the scholarship fund goes directly to help a student reach their goal to become environmental stewards of the future! If you are interested in donating, please click the button below or send your donation with the label below:

Middleton Stream Team, Inc.

Environmental Scholarship

P.O. Box 333,

Middleton, MA. 01949