The Board of Selectmen is accepting scholarship applications from local high school seniors. The town will award a maximum of eight scholarships. The awards include six $500 scholarships for students who demonstrate need and intend to pursue their education in a municipal or public service field, or who have significant past involvement in public service activities. The board will also award $200 scholarships to two other deserving Upton students. Completed applications must be returned to the Board of Selectman’s office by 5 p.m. April 1. The scholarships will be awarded in May. For more information and online applications, go to www.uptonma.gov.