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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
1,130 Paula Titus Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the gift is amended to provide scholarship support to one...
Deadline03/08/2024
Varies The University India Scholars Program for Senior Students
The fund was established by the Donors in recognition of the...
Deadline03/15/2024
up to $2,000 Charles J. Hoff Leadership Scholarship
Charles J. Hoff, President of the Hoff Foundation and a former trustee...
Deadline03/22/2024
Varies The Young Alumni Scholarship
The Young Alumni Scholarship was created to award rising Juniors and...
Deadline04/01/2024
Varies Immigrant Achievers Scholarship
Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix were nationally recognized immigrant graduate...
Deadline04/05/2024
up to $8,000 The Paul M. English ’87 Computer Science Endowed Scholarship
The University of Massachusetts Boston acknowledges with gratitude the...
Deadline04/05/2024
up to $1,000 The Peter Taylor Scholarship
Students in the Critical and Creative Thinking M.A. program are invited...
Deadline05/06/2024
$212.70 Class of 1959 Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to...
$683.82 Conway Family Fund
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial aid to a student...
$0.00 Emvision Social Impact Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the EmVision Social Impact Scholarship Fund will be to...
$317.74 Ida Slayter Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to...
$589.87 James Green Scholarship Fund in Labor Studies
varies Jeanne Marie Penvenne Africana Studies Scholarship Fund
The Jeanne Marie Penvenne Africana Studies Scholarship Fund will provide...
$2,500.00 Joyce K. Hackman Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide one or two annual...
$0.00 Katherine E. Gilbane Endowed Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship aid to full- or...
$1,000.00 Ken Zhen '07 Scholarship
The Ken Zhen ’07 Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship to students for...
$1,000.00 Leahy Family Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to one or more full-time undergraduate(s)...
up to $3,500 llse Leeser Memorial Scholarship
The Purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to...
$0.00 Lorraine Fitzgerald-Sullivan '87 Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support to one or more...
$2,500.00 Morano Family Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide financial need-based...
$0.00 Niki Janus Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide renewable scholarship support...
$0.00 Professor Emeritus Nicholas E. Tawa and Michelina M. Tawa Music Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
Varies The Alton J. Brann Endowed Scholarships
To fund scholarships for undergraduate students who have completed a...
$3,685.11 The Alvin Levin Scholarship Fund
To recognize the contributions of Alvin Levin in the areas of civil...
$820 The Anthony S. Chan Award for Asian American Studies
To endow awards for students involved in activities related to the work...
$1,260 The Christine Armett-Kibel Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for...
$614.73 The David G. Terkla Memorial Scholarship Fund for Economics & Environmental Studies
To provide scholarship support to students in their junior or senior...
$579.09 The Dr. Barry Bluestone Scholarship Endowment Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide financial need-based...
Varies The Ella Brehm Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrable...
$358.73 The Ellen Kelly Dickson Scholarship Endowment Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
$5,000.00 The Gilman J. Hebert Scholarship
The Gilman J. Hébert Scholarship will provide scholarship support to a...
4,066 The Harold Weinberg Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a deserving UMass Boston student...
$2,414.68 The Kyran E. Kennedy Award
The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support to a full-time...
$1,600.36 The Mabbett Family Endowment for Student Veterans
The purpose of the fund will be to provide financial support to a...
Varies The Michael A. Ventresca Scholarship Fund
To be awarded to entering freshman with continuing support for four...
$2,054.06 The Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Carron Veterans Scholarship Fund
The Fund will provide scholarships to student(s) enrolled in an...
$3467 The Northrop Grumman Scholarship
To fund not more than two scholarships of equal value for third and...
$3,844 The Sam Walker Scholarship Fund
To provide annual scholarship assistance for needy and deserving...
$1139 The Timothy McCarthy Graduate Fellowship Fund
To provide support for students enrolled in the History Masters program...
2,678 The Timothy McCarthy Memorial Fund
To provide a scholarship to support graduate study in traditional...
$850 The Vincent Cristiani School Psychology Endowment
To provide one or more awards annually to a School Psychology candidate...
1,711 The Vivian Savio Scholarship
To assist one or more students each year with the individual grant not...
$1,569.18 Walter P. Wilson Plumbers and Gasfitters Local Union No. 12 Scholarship- Presidential
up to $5,000 Awards The National Grid Clean Energy Academy Scholarship
The National Grid Clean Energy Careers Academy Scholarship opens a new...
Ended
Varies The Myra and Robert Kraft Boston Boys and Girls Club Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Endowment is to assist needy and deserving UMass...
Ended
$0.00 Ashly Rose Paquin Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Ashly Rose Paquin to...
Ended
$3,000.00 Christian Bill '99 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
Ended
$0.00 The Gina M. Cappello Legacy Scholarship
The Scholarship will be used to provide awards to undergraduate students...
Ended
$1,183.56 Marion E. Winfrey Diversity Leadership Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for students...
Ended
$1,000.00 Ryan-Hodge Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to provide financial support to undergraduate...
Ended