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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

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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. Applicants must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the opening of the academic year, must be a US Citizen or non-citizen [...] More

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts administers many scholarships and interest-free loans. Last year alone, the program attracted approximately 2,000 applications and awarded approximately $2 million to over 800 recipients. The program is recognized as one of the largest scholarship programs of the over 700 community foundations in the country. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $9,000
  • The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance for currently employed early childhood and out of school time educators and providers who enroll in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in Early Childhood Education or related programs.



    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed to provide financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, figure skating and recreational skaters. All applicants must be New England residents, high school seniors, and skate at FMC arenas. For more information or to [...] More

GFWC of Massachusetts Memorial Education Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The GFWC Massachusetts Scholarships are for woman maintaining a legal residence in Massachusetts for a minimum of 5 years. Applicant must submit a personal statement (500 words) addressing professional goals and financial needs. Must also provide reference letter from a college department chair or recent employer and have a personal interview (if selected as a finalist). For more information and [...] More

Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Massachusetts Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program (GMSGP) provides funds for participating Massachusetts' institutions of higher education and schools of nursing. At least 100 percent of the funds must be used for direct financial assistance to undergraduate students from Massachusetts so they may attend or continue to attend such institutions.
    To be eligible for a Massachusetts Gilbert [...] More

Massachusetts Cash Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Cash Grant Program is a complementary program to the Need-Based Tuition Waiver Program. It helps needy students by awarding grant money to cover additional charges such as mandatory fees and non-state-supported tuition. Applicants must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for one year prior to the start of the academic year for which the grant is awarded; be a U.S. Citizen or a [...] More

Massachusetts Foster Child Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $6,000
  • To be eligible for the Massachusetts Foster Child Grant Program, applicants must: reside in Massachusetts; be a US citizen or permanent resident; under the age of 25; was placed in the custody of the Department of Children and Families through a Care and Protection Petition; has completed FAFSA; not in default of any loans; in compliance with Selective Service; has signed a voluntary agreement [...] More

Massachusetts Part-Time Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $900
  • To be eligible for the Massachusetts Part-Time Grant, applicants must: be a resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year for which the grant is awarded; be a US citizen or permanent resident; have completed FAFSA; be compliant with Selective Service; not be in default of any loans; be enrolled for at least six (or the equivalent) but fewer than 12 [...] More

Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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

NEBHE Tuition Break Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • NEBHE’s Tuition Break program, the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), enables thousands of New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount. Students are eligible for the RSP Tuition Break when they enroll in an approved major or program. More than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered through the RSP [...] More

NEEBC Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established 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; work and family issues; and careers [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

Paul Tsongas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Paul Tsongas Scholarship is a merit-based program that rewards Massachusetts students with a minimum 3.75 GPA and highly competitive scores of at least 1200 on the SAT (or the ACT equivalent). Eligible students receive a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees at a Massachusetts state university. Permanent legal residents of Massachusetts - for at least one year prior to the opening of the [...] More

Regis College Anniversary Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. The Anniversary Scholarship is a renewable scholarship that requires a 2.25 GPA, continued full-time enrollment, and is based on residency status. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Regis College S. Therese Higgins CSJ Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. The S. Therese Higgins CSJ Scholarship is a renewable scholarship that requires a 3.2 cumulative GPA, continued full-time enrollment, and is based on residency status. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Regis College Tower Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. The Regis College Tower Scholarship is a renewable scholarship that requires a 2.5 cumulative GPA, continued full-time enrollment, and is based on residency status. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2021
  • Amount: $18,000
  • The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $60,000
  • The Ouimet Scholarship is unique in that it is renewable for up to four years. Ouimet awards range from $1,500 to $15,000 per year, depending on financial need and ranking in our competitive evaluation process. The value of the award over four years can be $10,000 to $40,000, or more. Nearly 5,600 young people have received Ouimet Scholarships, and many have gone on to prestigious positions of [...] More

The Lindsey’s Family Restaurant and Shon Shadrick Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/7/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Lindsey’s Family Restaurant is proud to award a scholarship to a student majoring in or pursuing a master's degree in special education. Eligible applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and be a US citizen. The winner will be selected in May. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Applicants of the Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related discipline at a two or four-year institution. The student must currently be enrolled in good standing and carry a full-time complement of courses at the time of application and during the semesters that the scholarship is [...] More

Tuition and Fee Waivers for Guard Members

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Valley Press Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Any high school senior from the four counties in Western Massachusetts, who has applied to college and is committed to pursuing journalism as their academic major or minor, is eligible for the Valley Press Club Scholarship. Recipients are notified in May. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

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