The Gina M. Cappello Scholarship

The Gina M. Cappello Scholarship Fund memorializes Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, Gina Cappello, and her constant advocacy for UMass Boston students. The scholarship is intended to support students with outstanding financial need, with preference given to those who face such challenges as homelessness, foster care transition and food insecurity. Recipients must be a resident of Massachusetts, with preference for residents of Boston or Somerville.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Non-Academic Hardships Question Set
    • Are you currently experiencing non-academic hardships such as homelessness, food insecurity, or domestic challenges?
    • Please briefly describe-- with as much detail as you are comfortable-- the nature of the non-academic challenges you are facing and how this scholarship will make a difference. Your answer may be reviewed by faculty, staff, and an external committee.