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
$3,201.68 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: $3,201.68
Deadline11/02/2020
$811.71 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: $811.71
Deadline11/02/2020
$1,218.70 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: $1,218.70
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
$1,398.48 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: $1,398.48
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
$5,882.35 Goddard House - Doane Scholarship
Available to student enrolled in a CNHS program during the 2020-2021 academic year (all levels and incoming students welcome) and have one or more...
Available to student enrolled in a CNHS program during the 2020-2021...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $5,882.35
Deadline11/02/2020
$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 part-time students who are registered nurses enrolled in the College of Nursing...
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship to full- or...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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
$1,037.83 Professor Gerald Garrett Scholarship
General Financial Aid Scholarship
General Financial Aid Scholarship
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $1,037.83
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
$532.67 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 Nursing at the University. Students must be matriculated undergraduate...
To endow a scholarship for students pursuing a degree in the College of...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $532.67
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 Florence Squires Endowed Scholarship Fund
To assist in the financial support of needy, deserving undergraduate students who graduated from Arlington High School or Arlington Catholic High...
To assist in the financial support of needy, deserving undergraduate...
  • 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
$1,279.51 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: $1,279.51
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
Varies The John F. Kennedy Scholarship Fund in Memory of John B. Crimmins
To provide tuition assistance to a resident of South Boston who has been accepted for admission at UMass Boston. The recipient shall be chosen...
To provide tuition assistance to a resident of South Boston who has been...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$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: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Joseph Webster Scholarship Fund
To award a scholarship each year to three students involved with the campus ministry. The selection of Freshman to senior student is up the...
To award a scholarship each year to three students involved with the...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
up to $5,000 The Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund
UMass Boston mourns the tragic loss of Krystle Campbell who was killed senselessly in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The university honored...
UMass Boston mourns the tragic loss of Krystle Campbell who was killed...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: up to $5,000
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Liberty Mutual Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarships to Boston residents with preference given to upperclassmen with financial need who are making good progress in their...
To provide scholarships to Boston residents with preference given to...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Marie and Thomas Donohue Scholarship
To provide financial aid to undergraduate students in good academic standing pursuing their first bachelor’s degree.
To provide financial aid to undergraduate students in good academic...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Mark E. Atkins Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for students at the University who are of economically disadvantaged backgrounds and who show potential for...
To provide scholarship assistance for students at the University who are...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Mary Putnam Crawford Scholarship Fund
To provide support for full-time or part-time students at UMass Boston who are in financial need.
To provide support for full-time or part-time students at UMass Boston...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Mary T. Morris Scholarship Fund
To be awarded to an older individual (with a preference for female) attending UMass Boston. The scholarship should go to an individual in...
To be awarded to an older individual (with a preference for female)...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Myra and Bob Kraft Boston Boys and Girls Club Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Endowment is to assist needy and deserving UMass Boston students (the “Recipients”) who have “active involvement” with the Boys...
The purpose of the Endowment is to assist needy and deserving UMass...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Naiff and Jessica Bethoney Scholarship
To provide annual support for a student in the College of Liberal Arts majoring in English at the University who has demonstrated financial need....
To provide annual support for a student in the College of Liberal Arts...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$5,277 The Peter and Carolyn Lynch Endowed Scholarship Fund-State
To assist graduates of Boston area Catholic high schools.
To assist graduates of Boston area Catholic high schools.
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $5,277
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Peter and Jackie Berlandi Scholarship Fund
This endowment establishes a scholarship for any undergraduate student, of any major and academic year, attending the University of Massachusetts...
This endowment establishes a scholarship for any undergraduate student,...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
$0.00 The Pitino Presidential Scholarship
To provide special recognition to certain especially outstanding MA resident students participating in the Commonwealth Scholars or University...
To provide special recognition to certain especially outstanding MA...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Pollan Bahn Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide annual support for a student who is self supporting and maintains a 3.5 or above cumulative average. The...
The purpose of the fund will be to provide annual support for a student...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The R.O.S.E. Fund Endowed Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to women survivors of violence thereby empowering them to achieve self-sufficiency through the attainment of a...
To provide financial assistance to women survivors of violence thereby...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Richard T. Hogan Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide an annual scholarship to a student in good standing at the University.
To provide an annual scholarship to a student in good standing at the...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Robert and Jean O'Hara Sheridan Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund is to: 1) establish an endowment whose earnings will be used to fund need based scholarship aid to any full-time...
The purpose of the fund is to: 1) establish an endowment whose earnings...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020
Varies The Ruth Burnside Lind Scholarship Fund
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate students from the College of Nursing and Health Science. Additional preferences...
To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate students...
  • Deadline: 11/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/02/2020