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MA Scholarship Database (2018-2019)
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9/18/2018
(DEADLINE PASSED)
Gates ScholarshipFull cost that is not already covered by other financial aid (and the EFC that is determined by FAFSA)US citizen/US Nationals/Permanent Residents; low income (Pell Grant eligible); from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American; GPA of 3.3 or higher; demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities)Application; interview; and the following documents will be requested at various times of the application process: A copy of his/her most recent transcript(s)
Student Aid Report (SAR), once the FAFSA has been completed
Financial Aid Award Letter
Letter of admission to a four-year bachelor’s degree program at a not-for-profit, private or public university
Enrollment Verification
Headshot photo (Optional)
Resume (Optional
https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship
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10/25/2018
(DEADLINE PASSED)
Sidney D. Wolk & Horatio Alger Endowment Fund (Horatio Alger Fund)$10,000US citizen, GPA of 2.0 or higher, family income under $55,000, overcome significant obstacles, extracurricular involvement Requires transcript, four short essays, one letter of recommendation, copies of financial/tax information, and proof of citizenship; also requires a Certification Form filled out by counselorhttps://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/
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10/31/2018
(DEADLINE PASSED)
Coca-Cola Scholars Program$20,000U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees US; GPA of 3.0 or higherRound One application requires transcript, school profile, standardized test scores, and list of activities.
Round Two requires additional essays and recommendations, along with an interview
http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#page
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10/31/2018
(DEADLINE PASSED)
American Occupational Therapy Foundation$250Must attend a Massachusetts college or university. Member of the American Occupational Therapy Association; member of the Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy; demonstrate a need for financial assistance and have a sustained record of outstanding scholastic achievement.Application, referenceshttps://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/massachusetts-scholarships/karen-jacobs-scholarship/2963
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11/1/2018
(Early deadline to have application forwarded to other scholarship organizations)

1/9/2019 (postmarked; deadline for this scholarship specifically)
(DEADLINES PASSED)
Ron Brown Scholar Program$40,000 over 4 years ($10,000 per year)US citizens or permanent residents, identify as Black/African-American, excel academically, demonstrate leadership and commitment to service, and demonstrate financial needRequires transcript, two essays (one may be college essay), standardized test scores, and two letters of recommendation, and weekend interview process in Washington, DC for finalists (expenses paid)https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application
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11/1/2018
(deadlines vary depending on admissions deadlines)
National Co-Op Scholarship Program (Partners include: Drexel, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, R.I.T, UMASS Lowell, Wentworth, & more!)$6,000 (renewable)Apply to one of the partner colleges; GPA of 3.5 or better. Minority students and females interested in STEM are encouraged to apply.Requires application and 200-word essay on why you're applying to one of the partner colleges http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html
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11/20/2018
(DEADLINE PASSED)
Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship; JKC Transfer Scholarship Up to $40,000 a year, renewableUnweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, combined math and critical reading SAT score of 1200 or above OR ACT composite score of 26 or above, family income under $95,000; transfer scholarship for community college to 4 yr college transferRequires five short essays, one long essay, transcript, standardized test scores, three letters of recommendation, and copies of financial/tax informationhttp://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
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12/1/2018Boston University's Trustee ScholarshipFull Tuition for all 4 yearsApplying & planning to attend BU; 4.0 GPA (typically ranked top 5-10% of class)Submit application to BU; 600-word essayhttp://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/tuition-aid-scholarships/scholarships/trustee/apply/
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12/1/2018Dell Scholars Program$20,000, renewableInvolved in ASPIRE, Bottom Line, etc. (see https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/crps/); GPA of 2.4 or higher, eligible for Pell Grant, have demonstrated resilience and overcome significant challengesRequires transcript, 9 short essays (1200 character limit), standardized test scores, one recommendation, and Student Aid Reporthttp://www.dellscholars.org/
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12/11/2018Science Ambassador ScholarshipFull Tuitionfor female students, planning on studying in STEM;Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), or a GED minimum standard score average of 500.Submit a mini-lecture in a 3 minute video about a STEM topic you are interested in/passionate about, & online fill-in applicationhttp://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/
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12/15/2018Assumption College’s Light the Way Scholarship$25,000 (renewable for all 4 years)Incoming students who have community service/volunteering experience and improve society for others; Must apply to Assumption by 12/15 as wellApplication, 300-word essay, visual representation of how you "light the way," & letter of reccomendationhttps://www.assumption.edu/admissions/financial-aid/light-way-scholarship
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12/31/2018Top Ten List Scholarship$1,500US resident Essay response of 10 reasons that make you unique & special.https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship
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12/31/2018Unigo $10K Scholarship$10,000US residentEssay response: "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" (250 words or less)https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship
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1/1/2019 for Northeastern application;
1/15/2019 for TORCH nomination
Northeastern University’s Torch Scholars Program
(see college counselor if you're interested)
Full cost of attendance for all 4 yearsFirst-gen students, U.S. citizens or permanent residents from low-income households who have succeeded against the odds, but have not reached their full academic potential due to difficult circumstances; have shown leadership through community, school, work, or service, enrolled in college prep classes and would be successful with additional academic and personal support Application, nomination form from college counselor, essayhttp://www.northeastern.edu/torch/
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1/18/2019The Profile in Courage Essay Contest Up to $10,000Demonstrate financial need.700-1000 word essay about an act of political courage with a minimum of five sources, nomination from teacherhttps://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Eligibility-and-Requirements.aspx
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1/9/2019 (regular deadline)Ron Brown Scholar Program$40,000 over 4 yearsUS citizens or permanent residents, identify as Black/African-American, excel academically, demonstrate leadership and commitment to service, and demonstrate financial needRequires transcript, two essays (one may be college essay), standardized test scores, and two letters of recommendation, and weeklong interview process in Washington, DC for finalistshttps://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application
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1/25/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/2018)AGA Scholarship: George E. Brady Memorial Scholarship$1,500 (non-renewable)AGA – Boston Chapter member or an immediate family member that is enrolled or will be enrolled
in college (no major restrictions)
transcript, essay, and one letter of recommendationhttp://agaboston.org/Scholarships.html
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1/25/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/2018)AGA Scholarship: Walter Frese Scholarship$1,500Resident of New England, intend to major in business-related fieldtranscript, essay, and one letter of recommendationhttp://agaboston.org/Scholarships.html
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1/23/2019 @ 5pmCoolidge Scholarship
(For juniors)
Full-ride (Renewable) & includes all expenses paid trip to DC (top 100 applicants participate in DC Coolidge Summit, 1-time $1,000 scholarship; finalists awarded 1-time $5,000 scholarship)For HS Juniors. Must be citizen/legal permanent resident of US, possess academic excellence, interest in public policy, and have leadership skills.Application, recommendation, essay(s), transcripthttps://coolidgescholars.org/apply/
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1/31/2019Boston Area Princeton Prize in Race Relations$1000 & all-expense paid trip to Princeton University in the springHigh school students involved in a volunteer activity that has positively impacted race relationships in the student's school or community.Requires four essays and one recommendation from a sponsor (an adult involved in the project)https://princetonprize.smapply.io/
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1/31/2019"I Have A Dream" Scholarship$1,500US residentEssay (250 words)https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship
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2/1/2019Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipUp to $30,000 for 4 yearsUS citizen, identify as student of color, SAT Math + Reading score of 1000 or higher or ACT composite score of 21 or higher, high financial need, active in leadership and community service.Requires .jpg digital photo, college essay, four additional essays, list of activities, standardized test scores, one letter of recommendation, and Student Aid Report (SAR)https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/
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2/1/2019Henry David Thoreau Scholarship$20,000 over 4 years (+ stipend if pursuing internship in environmental field)Resident of Massachusetts. Demonstrated commitment to environmental leadership; must plan 25% of undergrad coursework in the environmental field (annual updates will be required) but any major is allowed. Need to maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher per semester; internship in environmental field is encouraged.Online application & supplementary materials (start application to see requirements)https://www.thoreauscholar.org/undergraduate-scholarships/application
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2/1/2019OSFA Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship
(For sophomores or juniors)
up to 50% of college costs, renewableApplication must be submitted during 10th or 11th grade. Based on financial need, perseverance through challenging life circumstances, and GPA of 2.5 or higher.Must be nominated. (See your counselor.)
Requires transcript, one essay, two letters of recommendation, and copies of financial/tax information
http://www.mass.edu/osfa/programs/herter.asp
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2/9/2019NAAAP Boston Future Leader Scholarship$3,000-5,000MA high school seniors of Asian and/or Pacific Islander descent. Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident. Demonstrate financial need. Leadership experience, community service, academic achievement, extracurricular activities.Application, two 250-500 word essay responses, two letters of recommendations, unofficial copy of a SAT or ACT report, Student Aid Report from FAFSA, unofficial transcript. Finalist interviews required.https://boston.naaap.org/cpages/naaap-boston-future-leaders-scholarship-2019
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2/15/2019Lesley University’s Urban Scholars Initiative50% tuition discount at Lesley + book stipend Meet Lesley admissions criteria, demonstrate financial need (through FAFSA), participate in one of the following organizations: Artists for Humanity, Bottom Line, Boston Red Sox Urban Scholars Foundation, Breakthrough Boston, Higher Education Resource Center (HERC), KIPP Through Challenge, Crossroads, La Vida Scholars, Let’s Get Ready, Raw Art Works, Summer Search, The Stepping Stone Foundation, and Trinity Education for Excellence Program (TEEP)Application, FAFSA, on-campus interview (for additional scholarships @ Lesley)https://www.lesley.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/urban-scholars-initiative
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2/15/2019 by 5 pmRed Pine ScholarshipVaries ($5,000 - $20,000 based on unmet need), renewableUS citizen or permanent residents, resident of Massachusetts, family income under $80,000, unmet need of at least $5,000 at competitive collegeRequires transcript, three essays, two letters of recommendation (at least one from teacher or guidance counselor), copies of financial/tax information, and Student Aid Report https://www.tpi.org/scholarship/red-pine-scholars-program
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2/15/2019 by 12 pmYawkey Scholars ProgramVaries (maximum of $25,000), renewableUS citizen, resident of Massachusetts, high financial need (EFC of less than $5,000 or family income of less than $65,000), participate in a mentorship relationship, plan to attend a private college in MassachusettsRequires transcript, three essays, two letters of recommendation (one from teacher or guidance counselor and one from an adult mentor), copies of financial/tax information, and Student Aid Reporthttp://www.tpi.org/scholarship/yawkey-scholars-program
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2/15/2019Greater Boston PFLAG Elsie Frank Scholarship$5000 (renewable)Planning on attending a 2 or 4 year technical/vocational school; Demonstrated leadership in improving school climate for LGBTQ youthRequires one essay, list of activities, and two letters of recommendation (including one from someone familiar with involvement in the LGBTQ community)http://gbpflag.org/elsie-frank-scholarship/
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2/28/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/2018)Wells Fargo Academic Leaders FellowshipFull ride (renewable)high school senior with a Spring 2018 graduation date; Pell-eligible, be US citizen, national, or permanent resident, 3.5 GPAApplication, SAT scoreshttps://www.wfalfp.org/scholarship
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3/1/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/2018) - Maletta waiting for email backHUECU Scholarship Program (Harvard University Employees Credit Union)$1,000Applicant must be a Permanent Resident, high school senior will be enrolled in Fall; and must have a parent/grandparent/legal guardian that is a member in good standing with the Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU)HUECU scholarship application form; transcript; and essay - 250 words or less about a person or event that has been an inspiration to you and how it has affected you and your outlook on life.https://www.huecu.org/scholarship/
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3/1/2019 11pm (Pacific Standard Time)
(application will be available Feb. 2019)
National Catholic College Admission Association (NCCAA) Scholarship$1,000High school seniors applying and planning to attend one of the National Catholic College Admission Association members for Fall of 2019 (full list of member colleges: http://www.catholiccollegesonline.org/3.21.18_2017-18_membership.pdf) Application (brief). Selection by random drawing.http://www.catholiccollegesonline.org/students-parents/financial-aid/nccaa-scholarship.html
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3/1/2019General Federation of Women's Clubs of MA: Women's Italian Club of Boston Scholarship$1,000Applicant must be a senior in a Massachusetts high school; Italian heritageapplication; personal statement of no more than 500 words addressing the importance of her/his Italian heritage, personal and professional goals, and work and volunteer experience; two letters of recommendation from teachers or counselors; Official transcript of high school grades.https://www.gfwcma.org/uploads/1/2/9/6/12968947/italian_club_scholarship.pdf
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3/1/2019General Federation of Women's Clubs of MA: Nichols For Notes Scholarship$500MA senior who plans on majoring in piano, voice, music education, or music therapyapplication form; 500 word personal statement about personal & professional goals and experience/repertoire; transcript; letter of recommendation from high school principal or music teacher (w/ official school letterhead). Send in 4 hard-copy packets of these application materials (1 original, 3 copies). Auditions required.http://www.gfwcma.org/scholarships.html
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3/1/2019General Federation of Women's Clubs of MA: Pennies for Art Scholarshipup to $500MA seniorapplication form; 500-word personal statement about personal & professional goals (include word count); transcript; letter of recommendation from high school art teacher (w/ official school letterhead). 3 original 2D works of art of different mediums (matted, not framed; not larger than 12x18"; include postage-paid envelope for portfolio to be returned to you); copy of MA licensehttps://www.gfwcma.org/uploads/1/2/9/6/12968947/pennies_for_art_scholarship.pdf
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3/1/2019Alpha Delta Kappa - Future Teacher For Young Women$1,000female student who wants to be a teacher; (2) has shown good citizenship; (3) must be entering either a two-year or four-year college; and (4) shows concern for others through school and/or community activitiestranscript, 2 letters of recommendation, 1 page essayhttp://www.alphadeltakappa.org/ADK/Member_Center/Future_Educator_Scholarship.aspx
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3/1/2019General Federation of Women's Clubs of MA: Education - Teaching Scholarship$500MA high school senior who will enroll in a four-year accredited college or university in a teacher-training program that leads to certification to teachApplication, personal statement of not more than 500 words addressing your personal and professional goals (Please provide word count on statement), letter of recommendation from high school teacher or counselor (original on school letterhead); copy of Massachusetts licensehttp://www.gfwcma.org/scholarships.html
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3/1/2019General Federation of Women's Clubs of MA: Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship$500Undergraduate or graduate maintaining residence in MA who will be studying public healthPersonal statement addressing your professional goals and how they relate to public health (please provide word count on statement), Letter of reference from your academic advisor (original on school letterhead), Copy of Massachusetts licensehttp://www.gfwcma.org/scholarships.html
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3/1/2019American Chemistry Society (ACS) Scholars Program$2,500 for incoming freshmenUS Citizen or permanent resident, identify as African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (B or better), demonstrate financial need (via FAFSA and SAR), intend to pursue a degree & career in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related scienceRequires online application, transcript, two letters of recommendation, Student Aid Report http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html
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3/1/2019Prince Hall Grand Lodge Scholarship$500-2000MA seniors graduating high school; need of financial assistance; must be member, child, grandchild of Free MasonsApplication, transcript, 3 references, college acceptance letterhttps://massfreemasonry.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/GL-Scholarship-Fillable-Application-2019-2020.pdf
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3/1/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/18)Syrian-Lebanese Women’s Club of Greater Boston (A Society of Arab-American Women)VariesWomen of Syrian or Lebanese origin, graduating from high school, intending to pursue a four-year college education, and residing in Massachusetts within a 50-mile radius of Boston.Application, recommendation, copy of SAT scores, essayhttp://www.lehsguidance.org/wp-content/uploads/Syrian-Lebanese.pdf
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3/2/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/18; scholarship will open soon)Life Lessons Scholarship ProgramUp to $15,000US citizen or permanent resident, have experienced a death of a parent or legal guardianRequires 500 word essay and online applicationhttp://www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons-scholarship-program/life-lessons-scholarship-application/
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3/2/2018
(application will open in January 2019)
Generation Google Scholarship$10,000HS senior from an underrepresented group, intend to pursue computer science, computer engineering, or degree in technical field; explempify leadership, demonstrate passion for computer science & tech, and be available to attend Google's Comp Science Summer InstituteApplication, transcript, resume, reference from a STEM teacherhttps://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/
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3/5/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/18)City of Cambridge Scholarship$2,500Resident of CambridgeRequires personal statement, transcript, one essay, reference form, and financial/tax information.https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/Finance/cityofcambridgescholarshipfund
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3/8/2019 (postmarked) & received by 3/22/19NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships$3,500HS senior residing in one of the four aforementioned regions (MASS - Region 1); maintained an outstanding academic achievement record as reflected by an official high school transcript; demonstrate an aptitude for college work as measured by SAT or ACT scoresApply by mail (10x13 envelope): application, 1200-word essay about transportation/technology (see application for prompt); Official high school transcript; SAT or ACT Scores Report (may be included on transcript); Letter(s) of recommendation (no more than 5) from high school counselor,
principal, teacher, employer, etc.
http://www.niada.com/foundation_scholarship.php
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3/12/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/18)Rockland Trust Scholarship $2,500Applicant must live within Rockland Trust Company’s service area (most PHA students do live close), Rockland Trust employees and their relatives are not eligible, Applicant must be entering college for the first time,Applicant must fall in the top 50% of their graduating class; demonstrate academic achievement, community service and
extracurricular activities
Application, transcript, SAT scores, essayhttps://www.rocklandtrust.com/about-us/explore/scholarships
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3/15/2019Mark Bavis Scholarship$1,000-$5,000MA students, low-income, and a preference goes to applicants with leadership qualitiesApplication, essay on leadershiphttp://www.markbavisleadershipfoundation.org/PDF-Documents/181107_BavisScholarshipForm2019_V1.pdf
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3/15/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/18)Rho Epsilon Omega ScholarshipVaries A black, female Massachusetts resident; A high school senior accepted to and attending a 4-year college or universityHigh school transcripl Official acceptance letter to a 4 year college or university; Two (2) letters of reference from an academic (e.g. teacher, counselor, principal) AND community; essay on leadership & obstacleshttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOow9BchDLjt5-VPvUsYz9HAYgTPmaWfTMfF7qrZN6POJ6Kg/viewform
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3/15/2018 (not updated as of 11/30/18)The Rebekah Assembly of MA's Memorial Scholarship$500MA senior in high schoolPersonal statement explaining goals, financial status; transcript, 3 letters of recommendation (2 from school, 1 outside), and statement of financial needhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0Uw6CXhaVj3eUFIR1R6ZzZzZkxnVm9kVEJnd1BfWTRqYy1B/view
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3/15/2019George Coleman Scholarship (Boston)$2,000GPA of 3.0 or higher, will attend a member college/university https://neacrao.org/membership/member-institutions/Requires one essay and one letter of recommendationhttp://www.neacrao.org/scholarship_info.html
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3/15/2018
(application opens in Jan. 2019)
Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship Up to $20,000 over 4 yearsGPA of 2.5 or higher, low-income household, acceptance to a 4 year collegeOnline application, four short essays, one letter of recommendation, transcript and Student Aid Reporthttp://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/the-scholarship/application-update/
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3/15/2018
(application opens in Jan. 2019)
Edwards Scholarship Fund$2,000, renewableResident of Boston, GPA of 2.0 or higherRequires transcript, one essay, standardized test scores, list of activities, counselor recommendation, Student Aid Report, and financial aid award letterhttp://edwardsfund.org/apply-here
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3/16/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Mass Mentoring Partnership Scholarship: Kelly Award$20,000Must be a MA senior involved in a youth development or mentoring programApplications are to be filled out by adults who are part of an empowering youth-adult relationship, i.e. mentors, after school program leaders, youth volunteers, teachers etc. Only adults/youth who are involved with structured Massachusetts-based youth development or mentoring programs are eligiblehttps://massmentoringpartnership.quickbase.com/db/bfd7a8h3g?a=nwr
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3/16/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority$1000-$5000Massachusetts high school senior who identifies as a student of color, overall GPA must not be lower than “B” Application, transcript, essay, 3 letters of recommendationhttps://form.jotform.com/73615645604155
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3/15/2019College Club Scholarship Fund$12,000 ($3,000 for four years)Must be a senior in a BPS High School (including charter schools) and admitted to a four-year or community college. Must demonstrate scholastic ability, financial need, and participation in school and community affairs.transcript, one essay, list of activities, two letters of recommendation, Student Aid Report (SAR), and a finalist interviewhttp://www.thecollegeclubofboston.com/application-and-process-54.html
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3/20/2019 (application availabule Jan. 2019)The Blair Family Avalon Bay College ScholarshipUp to $25,000 a year, renewableUS citizen or permanent resident; parent/guardian must be a full-time, regular associate of AvalonBaytranscript, standardized test scores, list of activities, one letter of recommendation, and Student Aid Report (SAR)http://www.tpi.org/scholarship/the-blair-family-avalonbay-college-scholarship
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3/31/2019Massachusetts Police Association Scholarship$1,000One parent must be an active or retired member of the Mass Police AssociationCompleted application (must be signed by local MPA secretary), official transcript, photo, and optional letters of recommendation.

**be sure to check application instructions very carefully! (i.e. where to write your "area" number on the envelope, etc.)
http://www.masspolice.com/services/scholarship/
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3/31/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)David Jonathan Jose Arts Scholarship$1,000Must be graduating from ANY MASSACHUSETTS HIGH SCHOOL; must be pursing higher education in the VISUAL OR PERFORMING ARTS OR ANY SUBSET OF THE ARTSapplication, essay, one letter of recommendation, extracurricular activities, community involvement and the applicant’s academic standinghttp://nebula.wsimg.com/be8aa33944c4d5f7303b4ecc44864979?AccessKeyId=A4B736DA57679869CE45&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

http://www.davidjjosefoundation.org/scholarships.html
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3/31/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)David Jonathan Jose Memorial Scholarship$1,000Must be graduating from ANY Boston High School; must be pursing higher education in any field; outstanding academic performance, leadership ability/participation in community servicesApplication, proof of college acceptance/enrollment, transcript, letter of reference; short essayhttp://nebula.wsimg.com/8ded7ddf0b5fe313499e2b69aa44c71d?AccessKeyId=A4B736DA57679869CE45&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

http://www.davidjjosefoundation.org/scholarships.html
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4/1/2018
(scholarship will be available in April)
Black Educators' Alliance of Massachusetts (BEAM) $1000 (not renewable)MA senior pursuing 2-year or 4-year college APPLICATION, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT, SAT SCORES, AN ESSAY ON CAREER GOALS, COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTER, AND THREE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION.http://www.beaminfo.org/scholarship.html
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4/3/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)University Club Boston ScholarshipUp to $5,000, renewableBoston Public School seniorsRequires transcript, standardized test scores, one letter of recommendation, Student Aid Report, additional family income information, and finalist interviewhttp://uclub.org/The_Club/Scholarship_Program.aspx
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4/6/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)uAspire's Greater Boston Real Estate Board Foundation Scholarship$500-$5000 (renewable for 2 years)Resident of Boston or one of the designated Greater Boston Area cities (on flyer), submit a 2018-2019 FAFSA, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
(All students who apply will be considered for a 6-8 week summer internship.)
500-word essay on an issue that impacts community and how you would solve it, transcript, & Student Aid Report (SAR)https://www.gbreb.com/GB/Resources/Foundation/Sites/GB/Resources/Foundation.aspx?hkey=f9e9962e-2fed-415c-b160-1a65a34db259
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4/5/2019
(application will open in February 2019)
NEACAC Scholarship Essay Contest$1,000Junior or senior in high school, attend college in New EnglandSubmit one 500-word essay on a counselor, teacher, or coach who has influenced your decision to attend collegehttp://www.neacac.org/essay-contest-information-application
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4/13/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Massachusetts NAHRO Past Presidents Memorial ScholarshipUp to $6,000Resident of public housing, including Section 8, employees or commissioners of eligible agencies or immediate
family members living in the household of eligible individuals
Requires transcript (sent by school), one essay, list of activities, and one letter of recommendationhttp://massnahro.org/Scholarship_Competition.php
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4/13/2018
(application will open in January or April 2019 - website says both! Be sure to check in January.)
City of Boston Scholarship$2500 (renewable)Resident of Boston for at least two years. Plan to attend college within Massachusetts, 3.0 GPA. Open to undergraduate students of any major. This is a need-based scholarship.Requires transcript, 3 short essay responses, one letter of recommendation, Student Aid Report (SAR), student award letter from college/university, and finalist interviewhttps://www.boston.gov/education/city-boston-scholarship-fund
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4/15/19
(application will open Jan. 2019)
Diabetes Scholars Scholarship$5,000High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. US citizen or permanent resident.Online application. Recipients are selected based on activities, grades, volunteering, advocacy, leadership, essays and recommendations from both a physician/CDE treating them as well as from a high school teacher/counselor.http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/
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4/15/19
(application will be available Jan. 2019)
AGA Community Service Scholarship$1,500Must be AGA member or child/grandchild of AGA member. Intended full-time undergraduate study in a financial management academic discipline, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems/technology and public administration. Actively involved in community service projects. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.Application, essay, and 2 letters of recommendation (1 from AGA member & 1 from community service leader. Written on professional letterhead.)https://www.agacgfm.org/Membership/Connect/Awards-Recognition/National-Academic-Scholarships/Scholarship-Details.aspx?ID=CSHS
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4/15/19
(application will be available Jan. 2019)
AGA Scholarships$3,000 & $1,500 (non-renewable)Must be AGA member or child/grandchild of AGA member. Intended full-time undergraduate study in a financial management academic discipline, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems/technology and public administration. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.Application, essay, and 2 letters of recommendation (1 from AGA member & 1 from teacher/counselor/employer/etc. Written on professional letterhead.)https://www.agacgfm.org/Membership/Connect/Awards-Recognition/National-Academic-Scholarships/Scholarship-Details.aspx?ID=HSFT
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4/15/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Red Thread Foundation Scholarship$1,000Women of international background, including foreign students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, who are first year entrants to a U.S. college or university program in fall 2018 are eligible to apply. There are no GPA or U.S. residency requirements.Online application, two essays, two letters of recommendationhttp://redthreadwomen.org/apply/
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4/15/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18 - website blocked on PHA WiFi)Joseph A. McCarthy Memorial Scholarship Fund$1000-$1500All Massachusetts residents are welcome to apply that plan on attending any accredited college or technical school. (Do not need to be Irish to apply.)application, 500 word essayhttp://josephamccarthyscholarship.com/
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4/17/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Cambridge Chamber of Commerce: Carl and Ruth Barron Legacy Scholarship$5000 (2 awards)Cambridge resident,high school senior, 3.2 GPAApplication, short essay on academics, community service, goals, etcSee Ms. Peckler for application
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4/27/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Allan R. Andrews ScholarshipTwo $2500 Public housing residents, Section 8 voucher, or state funded rental assistance residents of a public
housing authority holding a current NERC/NAHRO agency or individual membership are eligible
Requires application, short essay, proof of acceptance, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripthttp://nercnahro.org/Scholarship_Competition.php
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4/27/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Cambridge Hospital MNA Nurses Dev Fund$500-$1000Senior from Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, and Malden interested in pursuing education in nursingpersonal statement, 2 letters of recommendation (one from peer and one from teacher), verification of enrollment in nursing programSee Ms. Peckler for application.

https://www.massnurses.org/mnf/scholarships
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4/26/2019Thomas J. Butler Memorial Scholarship$5,000Resident of South Boston; GPA of 3.0 or higher; participation in community service in South Boston; intend to study criminal justice, political science, public service, or social servicesRequires cover letter (see application for necessary contact info to include), one essay, descriptions of community service projects, transcript, proof of South Boston residency, copy of college acceptance letter, and two letters of recommendation (1 must be from community service organization)http://massport.com/scholarships

http://massport.com/media/2962/ogca19-00453-tom-butler-scholarship-criteria.pdf
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4/26/2019Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship $5,000Resident 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 studying government, public administration, management, planning, architecture, or design.Requires cover letter (see application for necessary contact info to include), one essay, descriptions of community service projects, transcript, proof of East Boston residency, copy of college acceptance letter, and two letters of recommendation (1 must be from community service organization)http://massport.com/scholarships

http://massport.com/media/2961/ogca19-00453-lowell-richards-scholarship-criteria.pdf
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4/26/2019Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship$5,000Female resident of East Boston, GPA of 3.0 or higher, participation in community service in East BostonRequires cover letter (see application for necessary contact info to include), one essay, descriptions of community service projects, transcript, proof of East Boston residency, copy of college acceptance letter, and two letters of recommendation (1 must be from community service organization)http://massport.com/scholarships

http://massport.com/media/2960/ogca19-00453-donna-rauseo-scholarship-criteria.pdf
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4/27/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)CVS Health Foundation ScholarshipVariesChild of a full-time CVS employeeRequires transcript, one essay, list of activities, three letters of recommendation, and Student Aid Reporthttp://www.tpi.org/scholarship/cvs-health-foundation-scholarship-program
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4/30/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)The Charles W. Eliot II AwardVaries Seniors who are entering their first year of college and who are especially interested in pursuing an academic career in land use planning that will guide our society to a more sustainable
future
Application, short essayshttp://www.lehsguidance.org/wp-content/uploads/Charles-Eliot-II.pdf
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5/1/2019Stephen Phillips Memorial ScholarshipVaries, renewable ($3,000-15,000 yearly) United States citizen or non-citizen who has a current lawful presence in the United States and a work permit; Resident of New England, GPA of 3.0 or higher, low EFC (under $10,000), participation in extracurricular activities and employmentRequires transcript, college essay and three additional essays, list of activities, two letters of recommendation, Student Aid Report (SAR), financial award letter, and copies of financial/tax informationhttp://phillips-scholarship.org/new-applicants/steps-to-apply/
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5/1/2019Boston Globe Foundation: Richard J. Phelps Scholar-Athlete$3,000MA seniors and involved in athleticsOfficial high school transcript and letter of recommendation (from the principal, guidance counselor or teacher, and a coach)http://www.lehsguidance.org/wp-content/uploads/Boston-Globe-Foundation-Richard-Phelps-Scholar-Athlete.pdf
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5/4/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Sci-Fi Fantasy Scholarship Essay Competition$500Creative writerCompleted CollegeFindMe profile, submit sci-fi/fantasy story (650 words or less)
**Be sure to format correctly: include full name on first line, centered title.
https://blog.collegefindme.com/sci-fi-fantasy-scholarship-essay-competition/
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5/4/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Somerville Rotary Educational Fund Scholarship$2,000Somerville Resident Application, transcript, letter of recommendationhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1m6G034B6VUMpb1bNoNO49GYgJmlkfIXZ/view?usp=sharing
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5/4/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Boston Alumnae Chapter$1000-$1500 (renewable)Senior of African descent; live in the Boston area; demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence (with a minimum GPA of 2.75); and have a demonstrated commitment to community serviceApplication, essay (no more than 500 words), official school transcript submitted in a sealed and signed envelope, 2 letters of recommendation addressing your academic achievement and community service involvement
(1 recommendation must be from a teacher or school official), recent head shot photo (no larger than 2x2, passport size preferred), community service letter from adult including following: what you did, how it helped the organization, how many hours, dates, and benefit gained by your service.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cP0Wc06OGUQJsGlDLQGGhAvqNLpRHxvD/view?busp=sharing
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5/15/2019Allston Board of Trade$1,000Current Allston or Brighton resident (for at least one year) and be enrolled in college or vocational school.Application, essay, transcript, college acceptancehttps://www.abot.org/about/scholarships/
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5/18/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Malden Municipal ScholarshipVariesMalden resident, participate in extracurricular activities, involvement within the Malden community, and have financial need Applicationhttp://www.cityofmalden.com/sites/default/files/2015_scholarship_.pdf
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5/21/2019Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement Scholarship $1,000Must be female, resident of MA, 2.5 GPA, interested in criminal justiceApplication, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, essay of 400 words, Student Aid Report (SAR), copy of acceptance letter.http://www.mawle.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MAWLE-Scholarship-Application-02.07.18.pdf
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5/21/2019MASSPORT Diversity STEM Scholarships$2000 (one-time scholarship)Resident of East Boston, South Boston, Chelsea, Charlestown, Winthrop, Revere, or Worcester; GPA of 3.0 or higher; identify as person of color; intend to study in STEM-related field (including aviation, business administration, accounting, architecture, engineering, finance, and human resources)Requires cover letter (see requirements for necessary contact info to include), one essay, descriptions of community service projects, transcript, proof of residency, copy of college acceptance letter, and two letters of recommendation (1 must be from community service agency)http://massport.com/scholarships
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5/30/2019Prime Realty Group Scholarship$1,000Must be a Allston/Brighton resident; have 3.0 GPA or higherApplication, essay, transcripthttp://primerealtygroup.org/about-us/student-scholarship/
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6/1/2019Brighton Board of Trade Scholarshipup to $500 per semester for max 2 semestersBe aBrighton resident (at least one year) and enrolled in a college prep/vocational schoolApplication, 300-word essay, transcripthttps://www.abot.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/abot-academic-scholarship-application.pdf
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6/8/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)uAspire Partners' Last Dollar Scholarship$500-$1000 (can reapply each year for funding)PHA senior; have identified which college/university or technical school you will attend; U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen; Application, Student Aid Report (SAR), award letter from college you're attending.https://uaspire.submittable.com/submit/115295/2018-2019-uaspire-partners-last-dollar-scholarship
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6/8/2018 (not updated as of 11/15/18)Chi Eta Zeta Chapter Scholarship$500 gift card (non-refundable)Must be a Massachusetts female senior of color; applying for Fall 2018 admission into a four-year college/university in Massachusetts; planning to pursue a degree in at least one of the following fields: education, social work, or health/medical care; must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and a record of community service Application, 500 word essay, resume w/ professional photo, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation (one from school and one from community), letter of enrollment or acceptancehttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1-22PBwERu_GupDiuW_oiZaF2goYd0y0S/view?usp=sharing
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6/30/2019Ruth M. Batson Scholarship$500-$1500African 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: Ruth M. Batson Educational Foundation, 250 Cambridge Street, Suite 701, Boston, MA 02114
request application to learn requirementshttps://www.smu.edu/Perkins/Admissions/financial/outside/FinancialResources/ruthmbatson
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7/13/18 (not updated as of 11/16/18)Mass Mentoring Partnership/ALKU's Scholarship
(for juniors)
$5000 (renewable)Current juniors; MA resident; GPA of 2.75 or higher; demonstrated financial need; clear desire, motivation, and passion to attend college; establishment of impactful mentoring relationship; demonstrated work or leadership experience outside of school (employment, internships, volunteer work, community involvement, etc.) Application, letter from mentor, photo of student & mentorhttps://massmentoringpartnership.quickbase.com/db/bjxek6mju?a=nwr
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