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AGC of Massachusetts Scholarships
Sponsor: Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts
888 Worcester Street
Suite 40
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate sophomores or above at an accredited college or university. They must be legal residents of Massachusetts (though they may attend school outside of the state) and must be enrolled in a degree program related to construction or civil engineering. Selection is based on financial need and the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500-$7,500
Deadline: May 29
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and an official transcript are required.
Website: http://www.agcmass.org

Agnes M. Lindsay Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent Massachusetts residents for at least one year before the beginning of the academic year. Applicants must also be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by phone.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
Sponsor: The New England Theatre Conference, Inc.
Aurand Harris Playwriting Award
215 Knob Hill Drive
Hamden, CT 06518-2431
Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: There is no application.
Website: http://www.netconline.org

Big Y Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: Big Y
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 7840
Springfield, MA 01102-7840
Eligibility: Applicants must either be Big Y employees or their dependents or must reside or attend school in Western or Central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college students and adult students. Applicants should submit transcripts, college entrance exams scores and two recommendation letters. Big Y employees must submit one recommendation from their supervisor. Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank. Eight scholarships are available specifically for dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available at any Big Y location from October through January each year. Applications are also available at guidance offices of schools within Big Y's market area.
Website: http://www.bigy.com

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
BPSF Scholarship Committee
Attn: Lynne Pelletier
5121 Chalk Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.buddypelletier.com

Career Advancement Program Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must pass all three parts of the Massachusetts Teachers Test. They must be teaching at a Massachusetts public school in the same year that the award is used and they must be residents of the state. Applicants must also enroll in graduate courses at one of the nine Massachusetts State College campuses or the University of Massachusetts.

Amount: Up to $900 ($300 per course)
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Cash Grant Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts for at least one year before the academic year for which the grant is awarded. Students must also demonstrate financial need, be enrolled in at least three credits per semester in an eligible undergraduate program and not have previously earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Categorical Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the beginning of the academic year in which the scholarship is used. They also must be members of one of the following groups of people: veterans or active members of the armed forces, Native Americans, senior citizens or clients of either the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission or Commission for the Blind. Students must be enrolled in at least three credits per semester in a state undergraduate or certificate program, and they must remain in satisfactory academic standing.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a public or private secondary school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and be legal residents of the state. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and exhibit difficult personal circumstances, high financial need and strong academic promise to continue education beyond the secondary level.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Clauder Competition Prize
Sponsor: Portland Stage Company
Attn.: Literary Manager
P.O. Box 1458
Portland, ME 04104
Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: No application form is required.
Website: http://www.portlandstage.com

Collaborative Teachers Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be public school teachers living and working in the state of Massachusetts. They must also agree to mentor a student teacher from a state college or university in their own classroom, and they must be planning to attend graduate school at one of the nine campuses of Massachusetts State College or the University of Massachusetts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Department of Children and Families (DCF) Foster Child Tuition Waiver and Fee Assistance Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be current or former foster children who were placed in Massachusetts state custody for at least 12 months due to a Care and Protection Petition. They must not have been adopted or returned home, and they must be 24 years old or younger. Students must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at a state-supported school.

Amount: Full tuition for eligible courses
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Diana and Leon Feffer Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time and be residents of Hampden, Hampshire or Franklin counties. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
Website: http://www.communityfoundation.org

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Early Childhood Educators Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Massachusetts who have worked as early childhood educators in the state for at least one year prior to receiving the scholarship. They must continue working in the profession while enrolled in school and upon completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in Early Childhood Education or a related undergraduate program, and they cannot have any previously earned bachelor's degrees.

Amount: Up to $9,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

FMC Skaters Scholarship
Sponsor: Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports
100 Schoosett Street, Building 3
Pembroke, MA 02359
Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at an FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.
Website: http://www.fmcicesports.com

Foster Child Grant Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be placed in the custody of the Department of Social Services and be permanent residents of the state of Massachusetts. Students must be younger than 25 years of age at the start of the academic year and apply for financial aid.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by phone from the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance or from your social worker.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund
300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766
Eligibility: Applicants must have served at least two years as golf caddies, as golf pro shop workers or in course superintendent operations. The award is to be used for undergraduate study.

Amount: $1,500-$15,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available by mail or by online request.
Website: http://www.ouimet.org

Gilbert Matching Student Grant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend an eligible Massachusetts institution. Applicants must not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree, nor a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.

Amount: $200-$2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your school's financial aid office.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Graduate Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in graduate level courses at a Massachusetts public school that is not a community college. Applicants must not owe any refunds on previously received financial aid, and they must not have defaulted on any government loans.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

High Technology Scholar/Intern Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a Massachusetts public college and must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree. Applicants must have approval from the company or organization that is funding the scholarship. Students must not owe refunds on any previous financial aid or have any defaulted government loans.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Incentive Program for Aspiring Teachers
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be in their third or fourth year at a public college in the state of Massachusetts, and they must be enrolled in a field with teacher shortages. They must have a 3.0 GPA in general education courses, and they must remain in satisfactory academic standing while receiving the scholarship. Students must agree to work in a public school in Massachusetts for two years after earning a bachelor's degree.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

James L. Shriver Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, or Franklin counties.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
Website: http://www.communityfoundation.org

James W. Colgan Loan
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Students should provide application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports. Recipients will begin repaying the loan three months after graduation, and no interest is charged as long as the monthly payments are made on time.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
Website: http://www.communityfoundation.org

John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, score in the Advanced category in one category of the 10th grade MCAS test and in the Proficient or Advanced category in the other and have a combined MCAS score in the top 25 percent of their school district. Scholarship winners must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA for continued eligibility.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: No application is necessary, but students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Joint Admissions Tuition Advantage Program Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a state college or university and have completed an associate degree at a public community college within the prior calendar year as a participant in the Joint Admissions Program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Amount: Up to 33 percent of state tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Contact the financial aid office at the institution attending or planning to attend for application forms and deadlines.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Kimber Richter Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin or Berkshire counties.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
Website: http://www.communityfoundation.org

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MARILN Professional Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing
Award Committee
P.O. Box 407
Westwood, MA 02090
Eligibility: Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They must be full-time students who have completed two consecutive semesters of their program of study. Selection is based on stated career goals and professional potential.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.nln.org

Massachusetts Community Colleges Access Grant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Community Colleges
85 Devonshire Street
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an associate degree at a Massachusetts community college. Students whose household income is $36,000 per year or less are eligible to receive funds to cover full tuition and fees.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from Massachusetts community college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.masscc.org

Massachusetts Department of Social Services Adopted Children Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are Massachusetts residents. They must be age 24 or younger and must have been adopted through the Massachusetts Department of Social Services (DSS) by eligible Massachusetts residents. They must be enrolled in undergraduate courses at a public Massachusetts college or university. MD courses at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center are ineligible for funding. Applicants cannot have earned a baccalaureate degree previously. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Full tuition waiver
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications instructions are available by request from the applicant's financial aid office or from the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Massachusetts Part-Time Grant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who have been Massachusetts residents for at least one year. They must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program on a part-time basis (6 to 11 credits per semester) at a Massachusetts postsecondary institution. They must not owe refund money on an educational grant or have any defaulted student loans. Applicants who have earned a bachelor's or professional degree previously are ineligible.

Amount: At least $200
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA and then contacting your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Massachusetts Student Broadcaster Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Broadcasters Association
43 Riverside Avenue
PMB 401
Medford, MA 02155
Eligibility: Applicants must be Massachusetts residents who are enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning that offers degrees in television and radio broadcasting. Students must meet their school's definition of a full-time student. Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, community service, extracurricular activities and work experience.

Amount: $2,000-$3,000
Deadline: April 3
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and financial statement are required.
Website: http://www.massbroadcasters.org

MASSGrant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent legal residents of Massachusetts and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) between $0 and $5,198. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in a certificate, associate or bachelor's degree program and not have received a prior bachelor's degree or its equivalent.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Mathematics and Science Teachers Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently teaching math or science at a Massachusetts public K-12 school, and they must continue to be employed in that capacity throughout the completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for certification in math or science. They must sign an agreement to continue teaching one of these subjects in Massachusetts for a specified length of time after completion of the degree program.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

MEFA UPlan Prepaid Tuition Waiver Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority
160 Federal Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend a school in the state of Massachusetts which participates in the UPlan program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mefa.org

NACA® Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/

Need Based Tuition Waiver Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must live in the state of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the beginning of the school year, and they must be enrolled in a state-funded college. They must be in an undergraduate program with at least three credits per semester. Students must not owe any refunds on prior scholarships and cannot have any defaulted government loans. They must also be able to show proof of financial need.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

New England FEMARA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

New England Regional Student Program
Sponsor: New England Board of Higher Education
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

Amount: $6,900
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.
Website: http://www.nebhe.org

NTA Massachusetts Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Massachusetts enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in the state. They must be entering the second year of study if in a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of study if in a four-year program. By May of the application year, two-year program students must have completed 30 or more credits, and four-year program students must have completed 60 or more credits. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of residency, a resume, an official transcript, a personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

One Family Scholars Program
Sponsor: One Family, Inc.
Watermill Center
800 South Street
Suite 610
Waltham, MA 02453
Eligibility: Applicants must be a single parent with a child under the age of 18 and have family earnings which fall 200 percent or more below the poverty level. They should have clear and obtainable career goals as well as the proven desire and ability to complete the chosen academic program. Students must continue to remain residents of the state of Massachusetts throughout the program, and they must remain active in attendance at required meetings, workshops and retreats. Applicants must be referred by two organizations that they are currently involved with or be endorsed by a partnering organization from One Family's network.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 1 and July 3
How to apply: Applications are available by phone.
Website: http://www.onefamilyinc.org

Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be employed for at least two years as a paraprofessional in a Massachusetts public school and enroll in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification, or be employed as a paraprofessional for less than two years and enroll in an undergraduate course of study leading to teacher certification in a high need discipline. Applicants must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree.

Amount: Up to $7,500
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association
45 Main Street
Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.
Website: http://www.nsna.org

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Humane Society of the United States
New England Regional Office
P.O. Box 619
Jacksonville, VT 05342
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 25
How to apply: Submit materials to the address listed.
Website: http://www.humanesociety.org/parents_educators/teens/shaw_worth_scholarship.html

Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Tuition Waiver Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a public high school in the state of Massachusetts. Students must receive an "Advanced" score on at least one part of the 10th grade MCAS test, and they must score "Proficient" on all of the other sections. They must also have good scores on at least two AP exams, two SAT II exams or combinations of one of those tests and other achievements determined by the Koplik program. Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA while participating in the scholarship.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from high schools.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 870
Salem, MA 01970
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents or resident aliens who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must be enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing their first degrees. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Applicants must demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need.

Amount: $3,000-$18,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.
Website: http://phillips-scholarship.org/

Thomas E. Desjardins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section
Eligibility: Applicants must be civil engineering undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must demonstrate an interest in transportation engineering through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Selection is based on academic merit, character and extracurricular activities.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.neite.org

Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://www.hriresearch.org

Valedictorial Tuition Waiver Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be designated as a valedictorian by a public or private high school in the state of Massachusetts, and they must be residents of the state for at least one year prior to the beginning of the school year. Students must enroll in a Massachusetts public college and meet individual requirements for the program imposed by the school. They cannot owe refunds on previous financial aid or have any defaulted government loans.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

William A. and Vinnie E. Dexter Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in Berkshire, Franklin, Hamden and Hampshire counties who plan to attend college part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports (from completing the FAFSA) are required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
Website: http://www.communityfoundation.org