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
$500 The John T. Pelton Parking and Transporation Scholarship
The John T. Pelton Parking and Transportation Scholarship was established by John’s family as a way to honor his memory and thank UMass Boston’s...
The John T. Pelton Parking and Transportation Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 03/10/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/10/2021
up to $8,000 The Paul M. English ’87 Computer Science Endowed Scholarship
The University of Massachusetts Boston acknowledges with gratitude the generous commitment from Paul M. English to establish The Paul M. English...
The University of Massachusetts Boston acknowledges with gratitude the...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2021
  • Award: up to $8,000
Deadline03/12/2021
$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: 03/12/2021
  • Award: $3,549.00
Deadline03/12/2021
up to $2,000 Charles J. Hoff Leadership Scholarship
Charles J. Hoff, President of the Hoff Foundation and a former trustee of the University of Massachusetts, credits the education he received at...
Charles J. Hoff, President of the Hoff Foundation and a former trustee...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies The Police Department Scholarship
The Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a scholarship funded by the revenue generated from the collection of parking fines. Applicants should...
The Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a scholarship funded by...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2021
Varies Alumni Association Scholarship
This scholarship is made available to UMass Boston undergraduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to the university through campus...
This scholarship is made available to UMass Boston undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2021
$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
Varies The Alton J. Brann Endowed Scholarships
To fund scholarships for undergraduate students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits, but not more than 90, and who are majoring in Biology,...
To fund scholarships for undergraduate students who have completed a...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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
$1,260 The Christine Armett-Kibel Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for undergraduate students in their junior and senior years at the University who are...
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,260
Deadline04/01/2021
Varies The Ella Brehm Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrable financial need majoring in chemistry, mathematics/computer science, physics,...
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrable...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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
$5,000.00 The Mary Stewart Steele '62 Scholarship Award
The purpose of the award will be to provide a one-time named scholarship to a full-time undergraduate student in the College of Education and Human...
The purpose of the award will be to provide a one-time named scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/01/2021
$3467 The Northrop Grumman 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: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $3467
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
Varies The Young Alumni Scholarship
The Young Alumni Scholarship was created to award rising Juniors and Seniors each year.
The Young Alumni Scholarship was created to award rising Juniors and...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2021
$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: 04/12/2021
  • Award: $8,000.00
Deadline04/12/2021
$0.00 College of Management Supply Chain & Service Management Scholarship
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$663 The Anthony S. Chan Award for Asian American Studies
To endow awards for students involved in activities related to the work of the Institute for Asian American Studies. Recipients must have satisfied...
To endow awards for students involved in activities related to the work...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $663
Deadline05/01/2021
$2,100 The Harold Weinberg Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a deserving UMass Boston student with high academic performance. Like Harold Weinberg, a student dedicated to...
To provide scholarship assistance to a deserving UMass Boston student...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,100
Deadline05/01/2021
$1,500.00 The Philip E. Pichulo Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or more full-time juniors or seniors from New England who demonstrate...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline05/01/2021
Up to $1,000 The Putnam UMass Scholarship
The University of Massachusetts is offering this scholarship to provide recognition of and financial assistance to an outstanding student. The...
The University of Massachusetts is offering this scholarship to provide...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies The Samuel B. Brehm Scholarship
To encourage Boston Public High School students to pursue a four-year college education. Students should be graduates of Boston or Chelsea public...
To encourage Boston Public High School students to pursue a four-year...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
$827 The Timothy McCarthy Graduate Fellowship Fund
To provide support for students enrolled in the History Masters program at UMass Boston.
To provide support for students enrolled in the History Masters program...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $827
Deadline05/01/2021
$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
$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