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Richard M. Bellis Memorial Scholarship

Richie BellisRichie was a great athlete as he was a baseball all-star in Sandwich Little League and Sandwich Babe Ruth, and played on the Sandwich High School baseball and golf teams. Richie was also an outstanding snow skier and snowboarder, and played Sandwich Pop Warner Football. He had a passion for the freedom and thrill of riding his dirt bike, and had many friends due to his great smile, sense of humor and outgoing personality.

The Richard M. Bellis Scholarship is sponsored by Sandwich Little League and will be awarded each year to deserving male and female athletes who reside in the town of Sandwich and will be entering college, a trade school or the Military as a freshman/student the fall of that year.

The application must be submitted online and supporting materials must be postmarked to Sandwich Little League before the June 1st. The winners will be selected and notified after their applications are reviewed by the Richard M. Bellis Scholarship Committee.

Submit an application

The 2024 Application deadline is June 1. The online form must be complete and submitted by June 1st. All supporting materials -- proof of college acceptance, current student enrollment form or proof of military enlistment; and most recent official high school transcript -- ALL required documents must be received by the Bellis committee and postmarked no later than June 1st. No exceptions.

Mail to;
Richard M. Bellis Scholarship
c/o Sandwich Little League
P.O. Box 1
Sandwich, MA 02563.

2023 Recipients
Jacob Lenau, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Alden Kangas, Cape Cod Community College
Jeremy Angeles, Lasell University
Sophia Bruno, Rodger Williams University (not Pictured)

2022 Recipients
Owen Beaton, Bryant University
Brennan Finn, Bryant University
Joe Morrison, University of Massachusetts Boston
Morgan Ramsey, University of Massachusetts Amherst

2021 Recipients
William Audyatis, University of Connecticut
Charles Aycock, Texas A&M University
Mike Barrasso, Boston University
Liam Howell, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

2020 Recipients
Kevin Carrera, UMass Boston
Michael Petit, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Sean Landry, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Taylor Howell, Rodger Williams University

2019 Recipients
Cam Scheurer, University of Colorado
Jacob Lapp, Emory University
Rahne Turley, Wheaton Coll├Ęge
Jax Beaulieu, Rodger Williams University

2018 Recipients
Matt Angeles, Bridgewater State University
Matt Aguiar, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

2017 Recipients
Ryan Beaton, Cornell University
Dylan DeBettencourt, Bryant University
JJ Ferguson, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Jack Murray, Ithaca College

2016 Recipients
Brad Doherty, Norwich University
Joseph Sullivan, Lasael University
Althea Turley, UMass Amherst
Michael Manning, Bentley University

2015 Recipients
Kelley Fitzgerald
Patrick Tierney
Connor Mangelson
Riley Sorenson

2014 Recipients
Collin Russell
Claire Gauthier

2013 Recipients
Evan Denmark
Jacob Ganley.
Kathryn Hauge
Stephanie Smith
Julia Sullivan.

2012 Recipients
Jason Hendy
Jerome MacLeod
Kurt Robinson
Jordan DeBettencourt
Grady Arnao
Kayla Souza.

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