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Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarships 31, 2018None. Just complete the application!*Easy application* 250 word essay (you can use an essay you have already written for another scholarship or college application!)$1,000
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship 4, 2019Demonstrate at school, the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and ctitizenship. Minimum of a 3.0 GPA. U.S. citizen. Plan to enroll full-time at a four-year college/university in the U.S.Online application, transcript, essay on your leadership experience, short statement of your educational and career objectives, financial information fromo your parents' most recently filed tax return$10,000
National Guard Association of Massachusetts Scholarship Program 14, 2019Massachusetts National Guard members, their sons, daughters, or spousesApplication, letter of recommendation, list of extracurricular activities, official transcript, 3 page essay$1,636-$2,020
Boston Mensa Foundation Scholarships 15, 2019Boston resident. The Mensa Foundation is a clearinghouse for a number of scholarships. By completing the application, you will automatically be considered for a number of scholarships.*Easy application* Online form and a 550 word essay$1,000
Boston Housing Authority Scholarship (Northeastern University) 15, 2019Residents of Boston Housing Authority (BHA) Public Housing must submit a letter verifying their residence within one month of submitting their admission application. Section 8 and BHA subsidized housing residents are not eligible for this scholarship. For more information, contact the BHA Community Services Department.Application, letter verifying your residence, interview process, submit FAFSA and CSS Profile (if applicable) by 2/15Full tuition
Henry David Thoreau Scholarshipwww.thoreauscholar.orgFebruary 1, 2019High school senior interested in environmental studies (including oceanography, green architecture, conservation biology, and alternative energy), Massachusetts resident, demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field.Online application
Sergeant Daniel Bausemer Memorial Scholarship 1, 2019Member of an organized youth sports program who will be attending a tuition-based school in fall 2019. Focuses on ambitious, driven, and goal-oriented individuals.Email your name, address, email address, phone number, age, and school, as well as a two-page essay, to: Essay must answer the following question: other than your parents, who is your role model and why?$5,000
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program 1, 2019Minority high school senior who plans to pursue a degree from an accredited, four-year college or university.Application, including financial information; transcript; and four essays.Up to $30,000 over four years
JFK-GE Foundation STEM Scholarship Program 7, 2019BPS senior, U.S, citizen or permanent resident, plan to major in a STEM field of study (math, engineering, computer science, or physical science), minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need.Online application, transcript, letter of recommendation RECEIVED BY 4 PM$2,500
Norma K. Clarke Scholarship 15, 2019Demonstrate academic responsibility, perform community service, offer a helping hand to fellow students, and promote harmony among diverse groups.Online form, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, and a 750 word personal essay answering their questions$5,000
Greater Boston PFLAG Elsie Frank Scholarship 15, 2019Demonstrated leadership in improving their school’s climate for LGBTQ youth. All students are welcome to apply: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or straight. People of color and trans youth are encouraged to apply.Mailed application, 500-word essay question, two letters of recommendation (one from someone who can address your commitment to the LGBTQ community)Up to $15,000
Red Pine Scholarship 15, 2019Massachusetts resident, family income under $80,000, unmet need of at least $5,000 at competitive four-year college.Online application, extracurricular and community activities form, teacher/counselor letter of recommendation, general letter of rec (any non-family member who knows you well), one long and two short essays, high school transcript, complete Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA, and parent/guardian(s)' most recent IRS 1040 tax forms RECEIVED BY 5 PM
Yawkey Scholars Program 15, 2019Massachusetts resident, high financial need (EFC of less than $6,000 or family income of less than $75,000), participate in a mentorship relationship, plan to attend a private college in Massachusetts.Online application, teacher/counselor letter of recommendation (+optional letter of rec), mentor letter of recommendation, one long and three short essays, high school transcript, complete Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA, and parent/guardian(s)' most recent IRS 1040 tax forms RECEIVED BY 12 PM NOONUp to $25,000 (the average is $8,500)
National Association of Black Accountants Boston Scholarship 15, 2019Student of an underrepresented group; an ACTIVE Member of NABA (current high school seniors must become members of NABA and if awarded, maintain membership); accounting, finance, or business major; 3.0 minimum GPA.Application, essay discussing career goals and how NABA can help reach those goals, transcript, two letters of recommendation from teachers, resume, brief biography $1,000-$5,000
Simon Youth Community Scholarship Program 20Legal U.S. resident; attending school and living in a Simon community (Boston). Applicants will be evaluated based on academic promise, financial need, written response, work experience and community/extracurricular involvement.Online application and written response$1,500
Live Mas Scholarship 21, 2019High school senior planning to attend an accredited post-secondary educational program located in the United States.Submit a 2-minute video that tells the story of your life's passion
The DREAM National Scholarship 28, 2019High school senior with minimum 2.5 GPA, intend to enroll at a Partner College,* eligible for in-state tuition at public Partner Colleges, have current DACA or TPS, and have significant unmet need. *Partner Colleges are listed on the website.Online applicationCovers most of the cost of your tuition and fees.
Vietnamese-American Dreams Scholarship 1, 2019Vietnamese or Vietnamese-American high school senior who can provide proof of enrollment at a college/university.Online application form, list of extracurricular activities/resume, two 750-word essays, recommendation letter from a non-family member, recommendation letter from a guidance counselor or teacher, and transcriptUp to $1,000
Syrian-Lebanese Women's Club of Greater Boston Scholarship 1, 2019Women of Syrian or Lebanese descent, high school senior, attending a four-year college/university in the fall. Awarded based on academic achievement, involvement in charitable and civic activities, extracurricular activities, and good character.Application; transcript; one letter of recommendation from guidance counselor or teacher; photocopy of SAT, ACT, or TOEFL scores; one-page essay explaining how your Syrian or Lebanese heritage has influenced your life MAILED/POSTMARKED by deadlineUnknown
Rollins Griffith Memorial Scholarship 8, 2019Boston Public Schools graduating seniors who plan to study one of the creative arts or to pursue a career in teaching at a postsecondary institution.Application$1,500
Boston Resident Scholarship (Wentworth Institue of Technology) 15, 2019Boston residents and have been accepted to Wentworth. Scholarship selection is based on academics, leadership, school and community involvement, as well as financial need.500 word essay, complete FAFSAFull tuition
Rebekah Assembly of Massachusetts Independent Order of Odd Fellows Memorial Scholarship 15, 2019High school senior who will be attending a two or four-year college/university.Application, statement of financial need, one adult personal letter of recommendation from outside of school, two educational letters of recommendation, transcript, and personal statement explaining your goals, financial status, members of your family, etc. MAILED.$1,000
Edwards Scholarship Fund 15, 2019Resident of Boston, minimum GPA of 2.0, and financial need.Application, SAR, copy of SAT/ACT score reports, transcript and guidance counselor recommendation letter. Submit by May 1 a copy of the financial aid from the college you will attend in the fall.$2,500
College Club of Boston Scholarship Award 15, 2019Seniors in Boston’s public high schools, and admitted to accredited, not-for-profit colleges or universities (including junior colleges, community colleges, and conservatories). Students must demonstrate scholastic ability, financial need, and participation in school and community affairs.Personal statement, transcript, teacher letter of recommendation, employer and/or adult in your community letter of recommendation, SAR, list of colleges/universities to which you have applied$2,000
Boston Pearl Foundation Scholarship 15, 2019Massachusetts high school senior student of color, 3.0 GPA minimum.Online application, 400-word essay, transcript, 3 recommendation letters.$1,000-$5,000
George Coleman Scholarship 15, 20193.0 GPA minimumApplication, 250 words about career goals, guidance counselor recommendation letter, and transcript EMAILED.$2,000
Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship 15, 2019High school senior planning to attend a college, technical school, or university and planning to study residential design, construction, or maintenance.Online application and 1,000-2,000 word essay$2,500
East Boston "K" Trust Scholarship Application 29, 2019East Boston resident (minimum 1 year)Application, copies of all SATs, 2 letters of recommendation, sealed transcript from Guidance Counselor, and copies of college acceptance letters MAILED. Application must be RECEIVED BY DUE DATE AT 5 PM.Unknown
MIT AgeLab OMEGA Scholarship 31, 2019High school seniors and juniors serving in programs or organizations that connect high school students and older adults and that are making efforts to create multigenerational connections. Students working with older adults in the areas of transportation, livable communities, technology, services, caregiving, and wellbeing are particularly encouraged to apply.Application emailed or mailed, information about your intergenerational group/program and community partner, and an evaluation form including a recommendation from your group/program advisor or from a representative of the organization serving older adults (completed and submitted separately).$1,000
Massachusetts Police Association Scholarship Program 31, 2019Scholarships are available to the children of active or retired members in good standing of the Mass Police Association.Application, transcript, (optional) letters of recommendation, and a 2"x3" photo$1,000
Toptal Scholarship for Women 31, 2019Women who are passionate about making some meaningful change.Blog post of at least 1,000 words describing your plan for how you want to change the world and online application$10,000
VIP Scholarship 31, 2019High school studentRegister online, click on your confirmation email, and take at least two surveys (the more surveys you take, the better your chance of winning).$5,000
The Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship 1, 2019Charlestown resident, has resided in Charlestown for the past 4 years.Application, transcript, parent/guardian's most recent Federal Income Tax Return, potentially an in-person interview with the Quinn Committee MAILED$10,000
Greater Boston Real Estate Board Scholarship 1, 2019Resident of Boston or Greater Boston area. Award based on financial need, academic achievement, leadership, and extra-curricular involvement. Also accepting DACA and TPS applicants!Short written essays$500-$5,000
Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship 1, 2019Woman ages 16-19 who shows an active commitment to volunteerism and who has experience in local government or workplace leadership.Application (including short answer questions), verification of current enrollment by school, and two letters of recommendation$1,500-$4,000
AFSA High School Scholarship 1, 2019High school seniors who are U.S. citizens or legal residents.Online application along with 8-question exam$2,000
Black Educators' Alliance of Massachusetts Schoalrship 1, 2019Applicant must be a senior in a public or private high school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and planning to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university in the fall of 2019.Online application$1,000
NEACAC Essay Contest 5, 2019High school junior or seniorApplication and 500-word essay on the following topic: Describe a counselor, teacher, or coach who has had the greatest influence on your decision to attend college. How has this individual impacted your future? What will you do in college or beyond that will make a difference in your community?$1,000
Future Leaders of Boston Scholarship Fund 8, 2019Demonstrate leadership, community service, academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in extracurricular activities.Application, transcript, SAT and Achievement Test scores, SAR, an essay on leadership, and letters of recommendation RECEIVED BY 3 PMUp to $20,000 to be used over four years
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) Student Broadcaster Scholarship 12, 2019Massachusetts residents pursuing a career in over-the-air broadcasting.Application and short answer questions (emailed or postmarked by the deadline)$2,000
City of Boston Scholarship 12, 2019High school senior Boston resident who plans to enroll in a college/university in MassachusettsOnline application, recommendation letter, four 200-word short answer questions$2,500 per year ($10,000 total)
Jack and Jill of America - Newton Chapter Merit Scholarship 15, 2019African American senior planning to attend a four-year college/university. Applications will be assessed based on academic achievements,
educational background, leadership, work experience, college goals, extra‐curricular and community
service activities. GPA minimum of B- cumulative.
Online application including transcript, two letters of recommendation (preferably one from a teacher and one from guidance counselor), evidence of acceptance to an accredited college/university, and a 3-5 minute video OR 500-word essay response to the question: "The Power to Make a Difference" is the programming focus of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. How will you use your intended major to unify and inspire change inside and outside of the African American community? SUBMITTED BY 5 PM on 4/15.$1,500
Shelton A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship 15, 2019Up Academy Boston alumni, a senior, and planning to attend a two or four year accredited college/university in the fall of 2019.Application form, essay, transcript, SAT scores, college acceptance letter, financial aid award letter, two letters of recommendation from teacher/guidance counselor, and one letter of recommendation from employer or other adult EMAILED BY DEADLINE$1,000
Metro Credit Union Scholarship 15, 2019College-bound high school senior, Metro Credit Union member or the child of a MCU member, minimum 3.0 GPAOnline application, transcript, online recommendation form, applicant appraisal form$1,000
Car Brain Scholarship 19, 2019High school senior planning to attend a college/university on a full-time basis.Email essay on the topic of "The Future and Evolution of the Car Industry" to$1,000
Agganis Foundation Scholarship 22, 2019Minimum 3.0 GPA, varsity athlete, be accepted at any four-year, accredited college.Eight (8) copies of the following: application, transcript, letter of recommendation, and resume$1,000
Ms. Kathy Devin Memorial Scholarship 22, 2019BLS senior accepted to an accredited college/universityApplication form, college/university acceptance letter, transcript, resume, letter(s) of recommendation, and 250-350 word essay responding to given topic MAILED BY DEADLINE.$1,000
Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship 26, 2019Female resident of East Boston, minimum GPA of 3.0, involved in community service in East BostonCover letter, 1,000 word essay, short description of community service you have performed in East Boston, two letters of recommendation (one from community service agency), transcript, proof of East Boston residency, and a copy of college/university acceptance letter RECEIVED BY MAIL by the deadline at 5 PM$5,000
Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship 26, 2019Resident of the City of Boston, Chelsea, Revere or Winthrop. Boston Public high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Involved in community service, interested in pursuing Government, Public Administration, Management, Planning, Architecture, or DesignCover letter, 1,000 word essay, short description of community service you have performed, two letters of recommendation (one from community service agency), transcript, proof of residency, and a copy of college/university acceptance letter RECEIVED BY MAIL by the deadline by 5 PM$5,000
Thomas J. Butler Memorial Scholarship 26, 2019Resident of the South Boston, high school senior with minimum 3.0 GPA. Involved in community service, interested in pursuing studies in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Public Service, or Social Services.Cover letter, 1,000 word essay, short description of community service you have performed in South Boston, two letters of recommendation, transcript, proof of South Boston residency, and a copy of college/university acceptance letter RECEIVED BY MAIL by the deadline by 5 PM$5,000
Amelia G. Armstrong Grant 29, 2019Female student who wants to pursue a career in education/major in EducationTyped responses to 8-9 questions, high school transcript, college acceptance letter, two letters of recommendation. THREE COPIES MAILED. Must be postmarked by deadline.$2,000
White Rose Scholarship 30, 2019African American high school senior applying for Fall 2019 admission into an accredited four-year college/university; minimum 3.0 GPA.Application, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, 500-word essay regarding career goals and why he/she should become a White Rose Scholarship Award recipient.$2,500
Charlestown Mothers Association Scholarship 30, 2019Charlestown residents (for at least five years) and will be attending college in the fall.Application, transcript, two letters of recommendation, one-paragraph essay on what you plan to study in college$500-$2,500
Charles Eliot II Scholarship 30, 2019Senior planning to attend college with an interest in the fields of local planning as part of regional cooperation, i.e. land use planning as it affects transportation (coordination of trains, buses, cars, bicycles, and pedestrians); the need for communities to balance residential, business, and open space; and the role of planning tosolve modern problems (like today’s climate change).Application (including one short answer question)At least $500
The "Master of Minions" Scholarship 30, 2019None. Just complete the application!*EASY APPLICATION* Sign up for free account; complete application, including "in 3 sentences, tell us: Imagine you get a team of Minions for a week. What would you have them do?"$1,000
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund 1, 2019Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA, EFC of $10,000 or less OR a low to moderate parent Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) OR extenuating financial circumstances. Demonstrate service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and a history of part-time employment. They also value demonstrated grit and resiliency in students who have faced significant challenges.Online application, essay, short responses, resume, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), Financial Aid Award information from the college/university you plan to attend, names and contact details of at least two recommenders. **DUE BY 12 PM noon OR Early Financial Aid Response Deadline April 3, 2019 at 12 PM noon**
Franklin Park Area/Grove Hall AARP Chapter 1, 2019Senior planning to attend college in the fall; demonstrates academic achievement, leadership, and community service.Application form, transcript, two letters of recommendation (1 community reference and 1 academic reference), letter of acceptance, 500-word personal statement MAILED. Completed applications must be RECEIVED BY DEADLINE.$1,000
South Boston Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship 23, 2019South Boston resident, high school senior, has been accepted by an accredited college/university (Participation in athletics is NOT required).Application, transcript, SAT scores, essay on leadership and community service in South Boston and at school MAILED OR DELIVERED BY DEADLINE.$2,000
Prime Realty Group Scholarship 30, 2019High school senior from Allston/Brighton, minimum 3.0 GPA, will be attending college in the upcoming academic year.Completed typed application form, one-page essay describing your goals and aspirations, transcript emailed or postmarked by close of business on the deadline.$1,000
LM Scholarship Program 31, 2019Minimum 3.0 GPAOnline application form and an essay about a situation in which better safety procedures would have prevented an injury (explain in detail what safety procedures you believe should have been in place to prevent the injury and how they would have prevented it).$500
Brighton Board of Trade Scholarship 1, 2019Brighton residents accepted to college.Application, 300-500 word scholarship essay, official transcript, letter of acceptance from college you plan to attend$1,000
Unafraid 1, 2019Undocumented (including DACA and TPS holders) students1) Request application through attached Google form; 2) Submit application by email to:$500-$4,000
Madison Park Development Corporation Scholarship 15, 2019Must have zip code of 02119, 02120, or 02121. Must plan on enrolling in a two-year or four-year college in the fall. Commitment to community service.Application form, transcript, copy of FAFSA and SAR, copy of acceptance letter from college/university/vocational training program, copy of financial aid award letter, letter from parent/guardian explaining how college expenses will be met, two letters of recommendation, wallet-sized photo of yourself, and 500-1500 word essay on one of the topics provided RECEIVED BY 5 PM$1,000-$5,000
Women Forward in Technology Scholarship 15, 2019Woman who is planning a career in one of the STEM fields, 3.5 GPA minimum.Written essay (1,000 words or less), transcript, at least one letter of recommendation$3,000
MyBioSource Scholarship 28, 2019Must have a documented learning disability.Application, 250-word response on why you have chosen your intended college major and why you should receive the scholarship. MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THE DEADLINE. Do NOT email completed applications.$1,000
Ruth M. Batson Scholarship 30, 2019African American students who are in need of financial assistance in order to obtain clear educational and career objectives.Request application by May 30, 2019 from: Lyda S. Peters, President

The Ruth M. Batson Educational Foundation

250 Cambridge Street, Suite 701

Boston, MA 02114
Lift Parts Express Scholarship 30, 2019Minimum 3.0 GPA.Application form and an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling.$500
South Boston Sports Hall of Fame Non-Degree Scholarship 15, 2019South Boston resident planning to pursue a non-degree program (examples: computer training, cosmetology, culinary arts, auto mechanics, or other technical or professional training).Application, essay discussing why you feel you are a good candidate to receive this scholarship, letter of acceptance or tuition bill from training center/vocational school MAILED OR DELIVERED BY DEADLINE.$1,000
GeneTex Scholarship Program 31, 2019Students pursuing a STEM degree.Application form, transcript, 500-word personal statement on what scientific discovery has impacted your life.$2,000
Infinity Law Group Annual Asian Heritage High School Schoalrship 1, 2019High school senior in Boston that will be attending their first year of college in the fall of the application year. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be of Asian heritage with at least one parent of Asian ancestry.Application form, 1-3 page typed essay, official transcript, copy of an acceptance letter from an accredited college/university within the U.S., proof of legal residency in the U.S. (i.e., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)$1,000
Mattress Help Scholarship 25, 2019Minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to or currently attending college/university.Short video (uploaded to YouTube and emailed)$1,000
Diversity STEM Scholarship, MayResident or school attendee of South Boston, East Boston, or Charlestown, a minority, high school senior with minimum 3.0 GPA. Involved in community service, interested in pursuing a degree that could be utilized in the transportation industryCover letter, 1,000 word essay, short description of community service you have performed, two letters of recommendation (one from community service agency), transcript, proof of residency, and a copy of college/university acceptance letter RECEIVED BY MAIL by the deadlineUnknown
Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association Scholarship, mid-MaySouth End residentsApplication, personal essay, potential second essay about contribution to South End community, reference$1,500-$2,500
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