Our Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities for Continuing Students

You have at least one semester under your belt and now you’re looking to the future! We are here to support your efforts in continuing your education. Explore the scholarship opportunities available below, which include the qualifications in the description. In order to apply for these scholarships, sign in using your WISER credentials to access the campus login portal.

What to Expect:

  • Start with the general application
  • The general application will require a two page essay
  • After completing the general scholarship application, you may see other scholarship opportunities with additional steps. These opportunities have been matched to you based on your qualifications.
  • You will receive an email to your UMass Boston email account if you are selected to receive a scholarship.

Each scholarship opportunity has its own individual criteria and guidelines. Some scholarships will only be open to students in certain majors, with certain cumulative GPAs, or a number of other factors. Our scholarship opportunities are highly sought over and funding is limited. Apply early to receive the most consideration.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Immigrant Achievers Scholarship
Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix were nationally recognized immigrant graduate student leaders from Brown and Columbia Universities. They worked...
Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix were nationally recognized immigrant graduate...
  • Deadline: 01/12/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/12/2021
2,500 Dr. Kin-Chung Lam Scholarship Fund for Immigrant Success
The Dr. Kin-Chung Lam Scholarship Fund for Immigrant Success will provide two scholarship awards of $2,500 per student, per year, to full- or...
The Dr. Kin-Chung Lam Scholarship Fund for Immigrant Success will...
  • Deadline: 01/21/2021
  • Award: 2,500
Deadline01/21/2021
$4,670.00 The David C. Knapp Political Science Scholarship
This scholarship is named for David C. Knapp, a former Political Scientist and President of the University of Massachusetts whom wished to promote...
This scholarship is named for David C. Knapp, a former Political...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2021
  • Award: $4,670.00
Deadline02/19/2021
$0.00 The Elizabeth Bussiere Scholarship
This scholarship is named for Elizabeth Bussiere, a political science professor at UMASS Boston, for her dedication and commitment to UMB students....
This scholarship is named for Elizabeth Bussiere, a political science...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/19/2021
$2,754.70 The Jalal Alamgir Memorial Scholarship
The Political Science Department is pleased to announce the Jalal Alamgir Scholarship to be awarded to an outstanding junior-level student in...
The Political Science Department is pleased to announce the Jalal...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2021
  • Award: $2,754.70
Deadline02/19/2021
$227.04 The Michael Dukakis Internship in Public Service Award
Endowed in 1995 by a generous gift from former Massachusetts Governor Michael S. Dukakis, the Michael S. Dukakis Internship in Public Service is an...
Endowed in 1995 by a generous gift from former Massachusetts Governor...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2021
  • Award: $227.04
Deadline02/19/2021
$3,549.00 The Rusty Simonds Award Fund
This scholarship is named for Arthur P. (Rusty) Simonds, an expert in political theory and member of the Political Science Department at UMB for...
This scholarship is named for Arthur P. (Rusty) Simonds, an expert in...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2021
  • Award: $3,549.00
Deadline02/19/2021
$1,411.51 The Dr. Myron Segelman Scholarship Fund
To provide financial support on an annual basis to College of Nursing students at UMass Boston.
To provide financial support on an annual basis to College of Nursing...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,411.51
Deadline03/01/2021
$1,022.50 The Helen and Warren Wilkins Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to students in the College of Nursing and other undergraduate programs.
To provide scholarship assistance to students in the College of Nursing...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,022.50
Deadline03/01/2021
$1,000.00 Camille M. Presti Scholarship Fund
To provide an annual award to an undergraduate or graduate student in a historically CPCS major at UMB. Recipient should be of sophomore or higher...
To provide an annual award to an undergraduate or graduate student in a...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/01/2021
$1,024 The Alvin Levin Scholarship Fund
To recognize the contributions of Alvin Levin in the areas of civil rights and community organizing with a scholarship awarded to a non-traditional...
To recognize the contributions of Alvin Levin in the areas of civil...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,024
Deadline04/01/2021
Varies The Evonne HIll-Shepard Memorial Award
To provide support for students and student related activities and programs in the College of Public and Community Service, including, but not...
To provide support for students and student related activities and...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2021
up to $3,500 The West End Scholarship
To provide annual scholarship support for students enrolled in traditionally College of Public and Community Service majors. Recipients must be...
To provide annual scholarship support for students enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: up to $3,500
Deadline04/01/2021
$0.00 Dr. Albert E. Beaton Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to full-time undergraduate students in the College of Science and Mathematics who...
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$266.00 The Arthur and Tiffany Brown Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial support to an incoming freshman enrolled in the College of Management. Preference will be...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial support to an...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $266.00
$720 The Ethel and Herman Rosansky Scholarship Fund
To provide a scholarship to a student who is need of funds to complete his/her degree in Chemistry.
To provide a scholarship to a student who is need of funds to complete...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $720
$3467 The Litton Industries Scholarship
To fund not more than two scholarships of equal value for third and fourth year undergraduate students majoring in mathematics, computer science,...
To fund not more than two scholarships of equal value for third and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3467
$0.00 The Mabbett Family Endowment for Student Veterans
The purpose of the fund will be to provide financial support to a veteran of any military branch, including the US Coast Guard, who is enrolled in...
The purpose of the fund will be to provide financial support to a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$466.11 The Theresa M. Corcoran/George M. Rody Physical Education Graduate Scholarship
To award scholarships to senior physical education majors at the Boston campus who have been accepted by a graduate program in physical education...
To award scholarships to senior physical education majors at the Boston...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $466.11
Varies The Pauline and Thorndike Litchfield Scholarship
The fund is to provide financial assistance to a student who is pursuing a graduate course study in the field of mental retardation (special...
The fund is to provide financial assistance to a student who is pursuing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The University of Massachusetts Student Senate Endowment
To provide scholarships for undergraduate students at UMass Boston.
To provide scholarships for undergraduate students at UMass Boston.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$8,000.00 The Roger Feinstein Memorial Scholarship for First Generation Students
Provided by a 1992 alumnus of the University of Massachusetts Boston, The Roger Feinstein Memorial Scholarship for First Generation Students is...
Provided by a 1992 alumnus of the University of Massachusetts Boston,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $8,000.00