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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 the button on the top right of this page) 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 The Evonne Hill-Shepard Memorial Award
To provide support for students and student related activities and...
Deadline12/09/2022
Varies The Susan Cunningham Campbell Scholarship
The Susan Cunningham Campbell Endowed Scholarship is a bequest to both...
Deadline12/09/2022
up to $3,500 The West End Scholarship
To provide annual scholarship support for students enrolled in...
Deadline12/09/2022
Varies The University India Scholars Program for Senior Students
The fund was established by the Donors in recognition of the...
Deadline12/15/2022
$5,000.00 The William M. Bulger Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide financial support on an annual basis to William M. Bulger...
Deadline12/15/2022
5,000 AEW Capital Management – Pamela Strout Herbst Legacy Scholarship Program
The AEW Capital Management – Pamela Strout Herbst Legacy Scholarship...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Immigrant Achievers Scholarship
Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix were nationally recognized immigrant graduate...
Deadline02/01/2023
$5,882.35 Goddard House - Doane Scholarship
Available to student enrolled in a CNHS program during the 2022-2023...
Deadline02/17/2023
$1,000 James F. O'Leary and Joyce Lagana O'Leary Family Fund
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship to full- or...
Deadline02/17/2023
up to $1,445 The Dr. Myron Segelman Scholarship Fund
To provide financial support on an annual basis to College of Nursing...
Deadline02/17/2023
$575.00 The Dr. Sylvia C. Gendrop College of Nursing Endowed Student Scholarship Fund
To endow a scholarship for students pursuing a degree in the College of...
Deadline02/17/2023
$314.16 The Elizabeth Rogers Endowment Fund
To provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the Nurse...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies The Florence Squires Endowed Scholarship Fund
To assist in the financial support of needy, deserving undergraduate...
Deadline02/17/2023
$1,030.00 The Helen and Warren Wilkins Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to students in the College of Nursing...
Deadline02/17/2023
varies The Laurie Melchionda Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Laurie Melchionda Scholarship is to provide support...
Deadline02/17/2023
$934 The Martin Foundation Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Fund
To assist able but needy students enrolled in the Master of...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies The Ruth Burnside Lind Scholarship Fund
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate students...
Deadline02/17/2023
$470.00 The Theresa M. Corcoran/George M. Rody Physical Education Graduate Scholarship
To award scholarships to senior physical education majors at the Boston...
Deadline02/17/2023
Two awards of $2,508.50 The David C. Knapp Political Science Scholarship
This scholarship is named for David C. Knapp, a former Political...
Deadline02/24/2023
$1,378.21 The David G. Terkla Memorial Scholarship Fund for Economics & Environmental Studies
To provide scholarship support to students in their junior or senior...
Deadline02/24/2023
up to $1,850 The Elizabeth Bussiere Scholarship
This scholarship is named for Elizabeth Bussiere, a political science...
Deadline02/24/2023
Up to $2,873 The Jalal Alamgir Memorial Scholarship
The Political Science Department is pleased to announce the Jalal...
Deadline02/24/2023
$3,479.71 The Michael Dukakis Internship in Public Service Award
Endowed in 1995 by a generous gift from former Massachusetts Governor...
Deadline02/24/2023
$10,000.00 The Roger Feinstein Memorial Scholarship for First Generation Students
Provided by a 1992 alumnus of the University of Massachusetts Boston,...
Deadline02/24/2023
Up to $4,766 The Rusty Simonds Award Fund
This scholarship is named for Arthur P. (Rusty) Simonds, an expert in...
Deadline02/24/2023
$1,800.00 Biology Professors Fund
The fund is established for the support of UMass Boston students...
Deadline03/01/2023
$1,000.00 Ryan-Hodge Scholarship
Deadline03/01/2023
$1,226.10 The Alvin Levin Scholarship Fund
To recognize the contributions of Alvin Levin in the areas of civil...
Deadline03/01/2023
$820 The Anthony S. Chan Award for Asian American Studies
To endow awards for students involved in activities related to the work...
Deadline03/01/2023
4,066 The Harold Weinberg Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a deserving UMass Boston student...
Deadline03/01/2023
$3,844 The Sam Walker Scholarship Fund
To provide annual scholarship assistance for needy and deserving...
Deadline03/01/2023
2,678 The Timothy McCarthy Memorial Fund
To provide a scholarship to support graduate study in traditional...
Deadline03/01/2023
1,711 The Vivian Savio Scholarship
To assist one or more students each year with the individual grant not...
Deadline03/01/2023
$583.00 The Women's Physical Education Scholarship
To provide a scholarship to a male or female graduate of a Boston high...
Deadline03/01/2023
up to $2500 The Lucia Mayerson David Scholarship
The Lucia Mayerson-David Endowment was established by family, friends...
Deadline03/17/2023
Multiple awards of up to $3,000 Alumni Association Scholarship
This scholarship is made available to UMass Boston undergraduate...
Deadline04/03/2023
Varies The Alton J. Brann Endowed Scholarships
To fund scholarships for undergraduate students who have completed a...
Deadline04/14/2023
$1,260 The Christine Armett-Kibel Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for...
Deadline04/14/2023
Varies The Ella Brehm Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrable...
Deadline04/14/2023
$3467 The Northrop Grumman Scholarship
To fund not more than two scholarships of equal value for third and...
Deadline04/14/2023
up to $8,000 The Paul M. English ’87 Computer Science Endowed Scholarship
The University of Massachusetts Boston acknowledges with gratitude the...
Deadline04/14/2023
up to $1,000 The Peter Taylor Scholarship
Students in the Critical and Creative Thinking M.A. program are invited...
$3,000.00 Christian Bill '99 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
Ended
$2,500.00 Morano Family Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial need-based...
Ended