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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 Frederick W. and Josephine Pannier McCarthy Endowed Scholarship Fund
To support deserving students enrolled in teacher preparation programs...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The George F. Procida Scholarship
To endow a scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled at the...
Deadline11/01/2022
varies The George M. Collins, Jr. Endowment Fund
The George M. Collins, Jr. Endowment Fund distributions supports...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Gillette Scholars Fund
To provide scholarships to enable graduates of the Dorchester, South...
Deadline11/01/2022
$1,756.67 The Gina M. Cappello Scholarship
The Gina M. Cappello Scholarship Fund memorializes Vice Chancellor for...
Deadline11/01/2022
$1,428.00 The Huber Family Scholarship Fund
The Huber Family Scholarship Fund will provide a scholarship to one or...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The IBEW 2222 Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide undergraduate scholarships,...
Deadline11/01/2022
varies The Jennie M. Russo Scholarship Fund
In support of the Boston Teachers College Scholarship Fund, this...
Deadline11/01/2022
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...
Deadline11/01/2022
$1,064.00 The John T. Pelton Scholarship
The purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to a...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Joseph Webster Scholarship Fund
To award a scholarship each year to three students involved with the...
Deadline11/01/2022
up to $4,300 The Julie Rodick Scholarship
To award scholarship(s) to students who are Massachusetts residents and...
Deadline11/01/2022
$0.00 The Katherine Newman Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Liberty Mutual Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarships to Boston residents with preference given to...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Marie and Thomas Donohue Scholarship
To provide financial aid to undergraduate students in good academic...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Mark E. Atkins Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for students at the University who are...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Mary Putnam Crawford Scholarship Fund
To provide support for full-time or part-time students at UMass Boston...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Mary T. Morris Scholarship Fund
To be awarded to an older individual (with a preference for female)...
Deadline11/01/2022
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...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Naiff and Jessica Bethoney Scholarship
To provide annual support for a student in the College of Liberal Arts...
Deadline11/01/2022
$5,277 The Peter and Carolyn Lynch Endowed Scholarship Fund-State
To assist graduates of Boston area Catholic high schools. This...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Peter and Jackie Berlandi Scholarship Fund
This endowment establishes a scholarship for any undergraduate student,...
Deadline11/01/2022
$2,500.00 The Peter Langer and Lynne Goodstein Scholarship
The Peter Langer and Lynne Goodstein Scholarship Program will annually...
Deadline11/01/2022
$1,112.00 The Philip E. Pichulo Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarship support to one or...
Deadline11/01/2022
$2,396.67 The Pitino Presidential Scholarship
To provide special recognition to certain especially outstanding MA...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Pollan Bahn Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund will be to provide annual support for a student...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The R.O.S.E. Fund Endowed Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to survivors of violence thereby...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Robert and Jean O'Hara Sheridan Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the fund is to: 1) establish an endowment whose earnings...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The Sarah Richmond Endowed Scholarship Fund
To support deserving undergraduates in their pursuit of a liberal arts...
Deadline11/01/2022
$997.67 The Smith Presidential Scholarship
To provide special recognition to certain especially outstanding...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The University of Massachusetts Boston Honor and Remembrance Fund
To be awarded annually to a junior at UMass Boston on the basis of...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies The University of Massachusetts Student Senate Endowment
To provide scholarships for undergraduate students at UMass Boston. At...
Deadline11/01/2022
Varies Tina Bachand Memorial Scholarship
The Purpose of the fund will be to provide scholarship support to full...
Deadline11/01/2022
$1,000.00 UMass Club Presidential Scholarship
Deadline11/01/2022
up to $2,500 Edward Shapiro Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to award a Chemistry major each academic year.
Deadline11/11/2022
$5286 The Dr. Berkeley W. Cue Endowed Scholarship Fund in Chemistry
To make an annual scholarship award to one or more Chemistry or...
Deadline11/11/2022
$720 The Ethel and Herman Rosansky Scholarship Fund
To provide a scholarship to a student who is need of funds to complete...
Deadline11/11/2022
Varies The Francis J. and Marie C. Anderson Scholarship Fund
This endowed fund provides an undergraduate scholarship which will be...
Deadline11/15/2022
up to $5,000 The Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund
UMass Boston mourns the tragic loss of Krystle Campbell who was killed...
Deadline11/15/2022
$400.00 The Mary Thistle '83 and Family Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships for undergraduate...
Deadline11/15/2022
up to $2,500 The Sam Wilson Scholarship Fund
To be awarded as a direct grant to a student in the Educational...
Deadline11/15/2022
$5,882.35 Goddard House - Doane Scholarship
Available to student enrolled in a CNHS program during the 2020-2021...
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