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Massachusetts scholarships might be public or private, but they are definitely out there. Of course, this is but a single criterion on which to base your search for scholarships and we advise you to search a bit more broadly. There are many scholarships that you, as a resident of Massachusetts, might be eligible for that never even take residence state into account. Whether it be your height, ethnicity or fondness of chess that sets you apart from the others, you can find financial aid for college just be spending twenty minutes conducting a free, college scholarship search. We will still show you the By using your state as one of the search criteria, Scholarships.com can help you find awards restricted to students attending college or residing in Massachusetts. Take a look below for sample state scholarships that may be found at Scholarships.com. For additional information about Massachusetts scholarships, as well as awards based on different criteria, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Agnes M. Lindsay Scholarship
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The Agnes M. Lindsay Scholarship provides scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need who are from rural areas of Massachusetts and attend public institutions of higher education within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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AV Stout Fund Research Grants
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The A. V. Stout Fund is dedicated to supporting research grants for New England wildlife and its habitat as well as improving management techniques through innovative ideas and programs. The research, ideas and programs supported by the Fund will give resource administrators and policy makers better understanding in managing the political and environmental issues involved. The Fund is open to [...] More

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
Application Deadlines: March 29, Annually
The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts administers 75 scholarship and loan funds available to students from Western Massachusetts. Scholarship and loan funds help students of the Pioneer Valley achieve their maximum potential by making higher education available without regard to financial circumstance; they also help supply the educated citizenry that is essential to the health of the [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

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Fuller, Stone and Moloney Research Fellowships
Application Deadlines: January 21, Annually
The Alvan T. & Viola D. Fuller Fellowships offer undergraduate students from New England an opportunity to participate in laboratory research with accomplished investigators. The Betty Lea Stone Fellowships provide first-year medical students an opportunity to do basic cancer research. The William C. Moloney, MD Research Fellowship provides first-year medical students enrolled at Boston, Harvard [...] More

GFWC of Massachusetts Memorial Education Fellowship
Application Deadlines: February 23, Annually
The GFWC of Massachusetts Memorial Education Fellowship is for Massachusetts residents only. Applicant must have maintained legal residence in the state for a minimum of five years and must be entering graduate school in a program working toward a degree in education or [...] More

GFWC of Massachusetts Music Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts awards two annual music scholarships for Massachusetts residents.

The Nickels for Notes $500 Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who will major in piano, instrument, music education, music therapy or voice. The award is for tuition only and will be sent directly to the recipient’s college. Applicants must be seniors at a [...] More

Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program
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The Massachusetts Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program (GMSGP) makes funds available to participating Massachusetts' institutions of higher education and schools of nursing. At least one hundred percent of such funds must be used for direct financial assistance to needy Massachusetts's undergraduate students to enable them to attend or continue to attend such institutions.

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JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or attend/remain in the [...] More

Lou and Lucienne Brightman Award
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The Lou and Lucienne Brightman Award is given to graduating high school seniors and to prior year recipients who are residents of Massachusetts in pursuit of college degrees at accredited secondary schools.

Application forms are available on request. Official transcript of high school grades is [...] More

Massachusetts Cash Grant Program
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The Cash Grant Program is designed to assist needy students in meeting institutionally held charges such as mandatory fees and non-state-supported tuition. It is a complementary program to the Need-Based Tuition Waiver Program. The Cash Grant is designed as an offset of the Tuition Waiver Program for the purpose of providing financial support to those individuals who would be denied the [...] More

Massachusetts Early Childhood Educators Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program was funded as a pilot initiative by the Legislature for the purpose of increasing the quality and availability of teachers and care providers to work with young children in inclusive settings including infant/toddler, preschool and child care programs. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for currently employed early [...] More

Massachusetts Foster Child Grant Program
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The Foster Child Grant Program was funded by the Massachusetts Legislature in 2001. The program provides grants of up to $6000 annually for foster children to help pay for an education beyond high school at any institution of higher learning throughout the continental United States. The Foster Child Grant recipient must have signed an agreement with the Department of Social Services for care and [...] More

Massachusetts National Guard 100% Tuition Waiver Program
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The Massachusetts National Guard Education Assistance Program provides a 100% tuition and fee waiver for Massachusetts National Guard soldiers attending a state college, university, or community college program. Generally, these state-supported programs are offered during the day as part of a degree program. Your assistance can continue as long as you are in good standing academically and until [...] More

Massachusetts Part Time Grant Program
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Demographic changes impacting current and future student population have a direct relationship to the number of part-time students who seek higher education. In Massachusetts, as in some other states, the number of part-time students has grown due to shifts in the states' demographic and economic conditions. More adults now find themselves needing to return to the classroom on a less than [...] More

Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program was established in recognition of the hardship that a family experiences upon the loss of a parent and or spouse who is killed or missing in the line of public service duty in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This grant program was established to provide educational opportunity to the remaining family members. The Public Service Grant Program is [...] More

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established to further the aims of the Council to advance the knowledge and education of individuals in the employee benefits field, or those aspiring to careers in employee benefits. Careers in employee benefits include but are not limited to, careers in the actuarial sciences; ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits; careers in pension design and planning; [...] More

New England Regional Student Program
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The New England Regional Student Programs provides residents of New England
(CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) with a significant out-of-state tuition break when they enroll in approved majors at public colleges and universities in other New England states.

The majors are approved based on their not being offered by in-state colleges and are listed in the annual program catalog, "The Apple [...] More

NTA Massachusetts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA Massachusetts Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Permanent resident of Massachusetts
- Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study
- Enrolled at a college or university in the United States
- Cumulative 3.0 [...] More

Paul Tsongas Scholarship Program
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The Paul Tsongas Scholarship Program seeks to recognize achievement and reward Massachusetts students who have graduated from high school within three years with a grade point average (G.P.A.) of 3.75 and a Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.) score of at least 1200 (or the American College Testing [A.C.T.] equivalent) and who also meet the one year residency requirement for tuition classification [...] More

Posse Foundation Scholarship
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The Posse Foundation assists schools in identifying and recruiting exceptional groups of diverse students. Winners of the Posse scholarship will be afforded full tuition for four years to one of the Posse Foundation's partner universities. Students who are chosen to participate in the Posse Program will undergo an eight-month workshop during which they will meet for two hours per week to prepare [...] More

Rachel Butterworth Dietz Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 15, Annually
The Boston Flower Exchange, Inc. announces the Rachel Butterworth Dietz Scholarship, an award of $5,000, for a student in the New England region pursuing, or intending to pursue, higher education in floriculture or ornamental horticulture. This contest is open to enrolled full-time students in higher education or graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into a floriculture or [...] More

Ralphine McGill-Coons Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
Each year, Boston Mensa awards the $500 Ralphine McGill-Coons Memorial Scholarship to the local student in science or medicine who submits the best essay to our competition.

To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen and live or attend school in the Boston Mensa area (Massachusetts zip codes 01420 through 02675). You also must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as an [...] More

Shaw Worth Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
Each year, the Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a New England high school senior who has made a meaningful contribution to animal protection over a significant period of time. Actions meriting the award may include long-term, direct work on behalf of animals; inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations; papers, speeches, or presentations on humane topics; or heroic [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to students from New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) with financial need who display academic excellence, strong citizenship and character, and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society.

Although applicants must be permanent residents of a New England [...] More

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund was founded as a non-profit organization in 1949, and is thought of as, The Golf Charity of Massachusetts. The Fund is a 501 (c) (3) organization. Its purpose is to help deserving young men and women who have worked at golf courses in Massachusetts obtain a college education. We provide need based undergraduate scholarships. The scholarship is renewable and can [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The principal focus of the Roothbert Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.

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Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W Bigelow Jr Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Palmer W. Bigelow family (Bigelow Nurseries in Northboro, MA) to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The scholarship is dedicated to one of the family's children, the late Timothy Bigelow and to Palmer W. ("Bill") Bigelow, who died in 1997. The Bigelow family considers student [...] More

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