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
up to $3,500 llse Leeser Memorial Scholarship
The Purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to full-time undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing and...
The Purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: 08/21/2020
  • Award: up to $3,500
Deadline08/21/2020
$1,067.33 Class of 1958 Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide support to a Master’s student in the College of Education and Human Development each year.
The purpose of the fund will be to provide support to a Master’s student...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $1,067.33
Deadline09/18/2020
$2,000.00 Education Scholarships (Fall Semester Awards)
This Scholarship is specifically for students in the College of Education and Human Development or students who are minoring in Education who meet...
This Scholarship is specifically for students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline09/18/2020
$250 The Class of 1928 Scholarship fund
To award scholarships to students specializing in Elementary/Early Childhood Education in the Institute for Learning and Teaching who have...
To award scholarships to students specializing in Elementary/Early...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline09/18/2020
$845.22 The Class of 1957 Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide support to students training to be teachers in the College of Education and Human Development.
The purpose of the fund will be to provide support to students training...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $845.22
Deadline09/18/2020
Varies The Frederick W. and Josephine Pannier McCarthy Endowed Scholarship Fund
To support deserving students enrolled in teacher preparation programs at UMass Boston, providing these students with access to superior public...
To support deserving students enrolled in teacher preparation programs...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/18/2020
Varies The Genevieve Keohane Burlingame Scholarship Endowment in the Class of 1946 Fund
The purpose of the Genevieve Keohane Burlingame Scholarship Fund shall be to support annually one or more scholarships for undergraduate students...
The purpose of the Genevieve Keohane Burlingame Scholarship Fund shall...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/18/2020
Varies The Haverty Scholars and Fellows in Education
To support students who are matriculating towards the completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree and have made a commitment to dedicate a...
To support students who are matriculating towards the completion of an...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/18/2020
$1,350.00 The Jean Marie Doyle and Pamela Helen Strong Scholarship
To provide a direct grant to a student for either tuition or general support. The recipient will be selected from among graduates of UMB, and will...
To provide a direct grant to a student for either tuition or general...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $1,350.00
Deadline09/18/2020
$1,500.00 The Jessie A. Nichols Early Childhood Education Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide a scholarship to an academically deserving student(s) at either the undergraduate or graduate level who...
The purpose of the fund will be to provide a scholarship to an...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline09/18/2020
$467 The Judith Galer Kohn Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to students who are MA residents enrolled in the Program for Teacher Certification at UMass Boston. Students must...
To provide scholarship assistance to students who are MA residents...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $467
Deadline09/18/2020
Varies The Madden-Quigley Scholarship Fund
To award scholarships to Learning and Teaching students majoring in Mathematics or English at the Boston campus who have completed at least 80...
To award scholarships to Learning and Teaching students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/18/2020
Varies The Mary T. Mroz Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to support graduate students entering the field of elementary education.
The purpose of the fund will be to support graduate students entering...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/18/2020
$1,840.00 The Nancy and Mary Lou Roumacher Endowed Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial aid to a student(s) enrolled full time at the University in the College of Education and Human...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial aid to a student(s)...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $1,840.00
Deadline09/18/2020
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: 09/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/18/2020
$1,582.62 The Sax Family Fund for Teacher Preparation
The donors are establishing the fund to support tuition and/or fee expenses for an undergraduate student in their practicum semester at the College...
The donors are establishing the fund to support tuition and/or fee...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $1,582.62
Deadline09/18/2020
$500 The Terrance Raymond and Jean B. Hood Endowment Scholarship Fund
To provide as many $500 scholarships as the income will allow to students who intend to be teachers. Any student entering the program during the...
To provide as many $500 scholarships as the income will allow to...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline09/18/2020
$850 The Vincent Cristiani School Psychology Endowment
To provide one or more awards annually to a School Psychology candidate who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. The recipient and...
To provide one or more awards annually to a School Psychology candidate...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $850
Deadline09/18/2020
$1,200.00 The Vincent F. and Theresa M. Raso Family Fund
The purpose of the Fund will be to award a scholarship to an academically deserving student planning to pursue a career in teaching, who...
The purpose of the Fund will be to award a scholarship to an...
  • Deadline: 09/18/2020
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline09/18/2020
$2,200.00 The Dr. Jebediah Gaffney Endowed Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Fund will be to award an annual Dr. Jebediah Gaffney Scholarship to a full-time undergraduate student with 30 credits or more...
The purpose of the Fund will be to award an annual Dr. Jebediah Gaffney...
  • Deadline: 10/05/2020
  • Award: $2,200.00
Deadline10/05/2020
$950.00 Kathleen Teehan International Scholarship
The purpose of the Fundwill be used to fund any full-time undergraduate or graduate International student(s) attending the University of...
The purpose of the Fundwill be used to fund any full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $950.00
Deadline10/09/2020
up to $4,000 Non-Resident Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity is open to students who are not Massachusetts Residents, students who are being charged out-of state tuition. U.S....
This scholarship opportunity is open to students who are not...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: up to $4,000
Deadline10/09/2020
up to $4,300 The Julie Rodick Scholarship
To award scholarship(s) to students who are Massachusetts residents and have graduated from UMass Boston with a bachelor’s degree. The scholarship...
To award scholarship(s) to students who are Massachusetts residents and...
  • Deadline: 10/19/2020
  • Award: up to $4,300
Deadline10/19/2020
$2,449.00 Boston State College Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide merit scholarship (s) for fully matriculated undergraduate students who are Massachusetts residents with...
The purpose of the fund will be to provide merit scholarship (s) for...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $2,449.00
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,737.50 Colin Simonelli Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial support to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts. The...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial support to a...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,737.50
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,216.00 Collins Family Scholarship
The purpose of the fund will be to provide support for a University student who has demonstrated financial need.
The purpose of the fund will be to provide support for a University...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,216.00
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies Comprehensive Scholarship
The Comprehensive Scholarship Application will put students in the running for many scholarships that the Merit Scholarship Office offers. Any...
The Comprehensive Scholarship Application will put students in the...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,366.00 Edith G. Colantuono and Amelia and Henry DeAngelis Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarships for outstanding, full-time students at the University of Massachusetts Boston who have...
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarships for outstanding,...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,366.00
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,704 Florence Krevis Scholarship
To provide assistance for students who are of economically disadvantaged backgrounds and possess promise of success in furthering their education,...
To provide assistance for students who are of economically disadvantaged...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,704
Deadline11/02/2020
$600.00 Mary Ann Williams Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide annual scholarship support to one or more full-time undergraduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide annual scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $600.00
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,000.00 Professor Gerald Garrett Scholarship
General Financial Aid Scholarship
General Financial Aid Scholarship
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline11/02/2020
up to $1,000.00 Suffolk Cares Presidential Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity is open to full-time, in-state students, who have completed 24 or more credits at UMass Boston and have a cumulative...
This scholarship opportunity is open to full-time, in-state students,...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: up to $1,000.00
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Bank of America Scholarship Fund
This endowment provides scholarship support for students attending the University of Massachusetts Boston who are graduates of the Boston public...
This endowment provides scholarship support for students attending the...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$910 The Bernard R. Sneed Scholarship Fund at UMass Boston
Annual scholarship to be awarded to an incoming freshman student from Harbor Point, primarily from a population that has been historically...
Annual scholarship to be awarded to an incoming freshman student from...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $910
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Boston Edison Foundation Scholarship (NSTAR)
To provide scholarship support for students who are from financially and academically disadvantaged backgrounds in metropolitan Boston.
To provide scholarship support for students who are from financially and...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Carna Scholarship Fund
To provide annual support for full-time students at the University of Massachusetts Boston who are in financial need. The Scholarship recipient...
To provide annual support for full-time students at the University of...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$625 The Clare B. Conway Endowed Fund
To support one or more students who are studying to become teachers through the Program for Provisional Teacher Certification at the UMass Boston...
To support one or more students who are studying to become teachers...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $625
Deadline11/02/2020
$888.00 The Class of 1955 Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for undergraduate students who are Massachusetts residents, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and are full-time, matriculated at the Graduate...
Scholarships for undergraduate students who are Massachusetts residents,...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $888.00
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Diane Merker Writing Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship to a worthy student in the English Department. The recipient will be selected by the Financial Aid Office and English...
To provide scholarship to a worthy student in the English Department....
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Dr. Paul I. Ossen Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund
To endow scholarships for needy and deserving matriculated undergraduate students who demonstrate self-help in financing their own education....
To endow scholarships for needy and deserving matriculated undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Eileen M. Campbell Scholarship
To financially assist a North Quincy, MA, High School student with tuition costs at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Selection will be based...
To financially assist a North Quincy, MA, High School student with...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Elizabeth Gelfand Hanopol Scholarship
Established in memory of the Donor’s mother, the Fund will provide scholarship assistance to academically successful students pursuing an...
Established in memory of the Donor’s mother, the Fund will provide...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Follett Corporation Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarships for needy and deserving undergraduate students. Students shall be Massachusetts residents, will have accrued 24 or more...
To provide scholarships for needy and deserving undergraduate students....
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Francis J. and Marie C. Anderson Scholarship Fund
This endowed fund provides an undergraduate scholarship which will be applied against tuition for one or two management students per year. The...
This endowed fund provides an undergraduate scholarship which will be...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The George F. Procida Scholarship
To endow a scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled at the University. The following guidelines will apply: Student must be full-time...
To endow a scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled at the...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
varies The George M. Collins, Jr. Endowment Fund
The George M. Collins, Jr. Endowment Fund distributions supports traditional-aged students at the University who have graduated from an accredited...
The George M. Collins, Jr. Endowment Fund distributions supports...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Gillette Scholars Fund
To provide scholarships to enable graduates of the Dorchester, South Boston, and Jeremiah E. Burke High Schools to attend UMass Boston.
To provide scholarships to enable graduates of the Dorchester, South...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,280.00 The Huber Family Scholarship Fund
The Huber Family Scholarship Fund will provide a scholarship to one or more full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing with...
The Huber Family Scholarship Fund will provide a scholarship to one or...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,280.00
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The IBEW 2222 Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide undergraduate scholarships, in the amount of $1,000.00 each, to the children, stepchildren and...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide undergraduate scholarships,...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
varies The Jennie M. Russo Scholarship Fund
In support of the Boston Teachers College Scholarship Fund, this scholarship fund will also provide scholarship assistance on a yearly basis to...
In support of the Boston Teachers College Scholarship Fund, this...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/02/2020