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[[StudentAid.gov -> http://studentaid.ed.gov/]]\\
Answers to common questions about financial aid and planning for college.

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*[[LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts -> http://www.lgbtcoalitionwma.org/scholarships.html]]\\
This scholarship is open to any LGBT youth who attends Western MA high school or college and has shown an interest in pursuing a college education.\\\

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*[[LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts -> http://www.lgbtcoalitionwma.org/scholarships.html]]\\
This scholarship is open to any LGBT youth who attends Western MA high school or college and has shown an interest in pursuing a college education.\\\

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* [[Our local scholarship page -> Northampton.Scholarships]]\\
Our own page of scholarships includes scholarships which target students from Western Massachusetts. While not definitive, it is a good place to start for Western Massachusetts students looking for scholarships that may not be found in national directories.

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!! Local Scholarships (in progress—please check back later for more)
This list includes scholarships which target students from Western Massachusetts. This list is not complete; you can help us by [[suggesting a scholarship -> http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/web_feedback.shtml]] which we may have missed.

* [[Berkshire Bank Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Program -> http://www.berkshirebank.com/scholarships]].\\
Five $2,000 scholarships are available to seniors attending high schools in a Pioneer Valley city or town where Berkshire Bank has offices.\\\

* [[Big Y Scholarship Programs -> http://www.bigy.com/education/y_scholarships.php]]\\
Big Y Foods offers scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, community college and non-traditional education.  All Big Y customers and their dependents in the Big Y Market Area and Big Y employees and their dependents, regardless of residence, are eligible. Special categories are available for law enforcement officers, firefighters, and military personnel.\\\

* [[Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts -> http://communityfoundation.org/]]\\
Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships.  Their website has the application and information on the program.\\\

* [[Cooley Dickinson Scholarships->http://www.cooley-dickinson.org/development/nursing-scholarships]] for those pursuing a career in nursing:
** The '''Nursing Alumni Scholarship''' is awarded each year to a senior attending either Northampton High School or Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School who is pursuing a career in nursing.
** The '''Edward S. Moss Memorial''' Scholarship provides financial assistance to a current Cooley Dickinson employee who is either currently accepted or currently enrolled full time in an accredited school of nursing, working to complete an associate's degree, a three-year diploma, a bachelor's degree or a master's degree in nursing.
** The '''Therese Connor Nursing Education Fund''' provides  financial assistance is available on an annual basis to registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson.
** The '''Louise Finn Nursing Scholarship Fund''' is awarded to a child of a current Cooley Dickinson Health Care employee who is pursuing a career in nursing and is either currently accepted at or currently enrolled in a local, accredited school of nursing, working to complete an associate's degree, a three-year diploma, a bachelor's degree, or a master's degree in nursing.\\\

*[[Eastern States Exhibition (Big E) -> http://www.thebige.com/ese/aboutus/Scholarships.asp]]\\
The Big E has a number of scholarships for Western Massachusetts students who participated in the Eastern States Exposition youth programs.\\\

* [[Edward P. Boland Scholarship Fund -> http://www.bolandscholarship.org/Edward_P._Boland_Scholarship_Fund/Welcome.html]]\\
Awards scholarships to high school seniors and college students from the Second Congressional District of Massachusetts.\\\

* [[The Horace Smith Fund -> http://www.horacesmithfund.org/]]\\
For graduates of Hampden County secondary schools. Scholarships are available for new undergraduates, continuing undergraduates, and graduate students.\\\

* [[Theta Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity -> http://springfieldalphas.net/scholarships.aspx]]
** The '''Clifford Flint Award for Academic Achievement''' is intended to recognize African American and Hispanic males from Western Massachusetts who are college bound high school seniors who have achieved superior academic ratings in high school.
** The '''Marvin P. Lyon, Jr. Award for Leadership and Community Service''' recognizes African American and Hispanic males who have a strong record of leadership and community service in their high school or local community. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Western Massachusetts and plan to enroll in a 4 year college or university.
** The '''Frank Buntin Award for Civic Engagement and Social Justice''' recognizes African American and Hispanic males who are active in their community while promoting social justice and equality through collective community action, community awareness campaigns, and community engagement. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Western Massachusetts and plan to enroll into a 4 year college or university.\\\

* [[Western Massachusetts Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Scholarship Program -> https://wmadunk.scholarshipamerica.org/]]\\
For high school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year and are residents of Hampden, Hampshire or Franklin Counties.\\\

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* [[The Horace Smith Fund -> http://www.horacesmithfund.org/]]\\
For graduates of Hampden County secondary schools. Scholarships are available for new undergraduates, continuing undergraduates, and graduate students.\\\

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This list includes scholarships which target students from Western Massachusetts. This list is not complete; you can help us by [[suggesting a scholarship -> http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/web_feedback.shtml]] which we may have missed.
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The Big E has a number of scholarships for Western Massachusetts students who participated in the Eastern States Exposition youth programs.
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The Big E has a number of scholarships for Western Massachusetts students who participated in the Eastern States Exposition youth programs.\\\

* [[Edward P. Boland Scholarship Fund -> http://www.bolandscholarship.org/Edward_P._Boland_Scholarship_Fund/Welcome.html]]\\
Awards scholarships to high school seniors and college students from the Second Congressional District of Massachusetts.\\\

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** The '''Frank Buntin Award for Civic Engagement and Social Justice''' recognizes African American and Hispanic males who are active in their community while promoting social justice and equality through collective community action, community awareness campaigns, and community engagement. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Western Massachusetts and plan to enroll into a 4 year college or university.
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** The '''Frank Buntin Award for Civic Engagement and Social Justice''' recognizes African American and Hispanic males who are active in their community while promoting social justice and equality through collective community action, community awareness campaigns, and community engagement. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Western Massachusetts and plan to enroll into a 4 year college or university.\\\

* [[Western Massachusetts Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Scholarship Program -> https://wmadunk.scholarshipamerica.org/]]\\
For high school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year and are residents of Hampden, Hampshire or Franklin Counties.\\\

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* [[Big Y Scholarship Programs -> http://www.bigy.com/education/y_scholarships.php]]\\
Big Y Foods offers scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, community college and non-traditional education.  All Big Y customers and their dependents in the Big Y Market Area and Big Y employees and their dependents, regardless of residence, are eligible. Special categories are available for law enforcement officers, firefighters, and military personnel.\\\

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* [[Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts -> http://communityfoundation.org/]]\\
Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships.  Their website has the application and information on the program.\\\

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'''TERI College Planning'''\\
http://www.tericollegeplanning.org/\\
The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education funds this service to help students get scholarship grants.

'''Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
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http://communityfoundation.org/\\
Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships.  Their website has the application and information on the program.

'''New England Board of Higher Education's Tuition Break'''
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[[http://www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak -> http://www.nebhe.org/programs-overview/rsp-tuition-break/overview/]]\\
The New England Board of Higher Education's Tuition Break program offers residents of
a New England state a significant tuition discount at public colleges and universities in the other New England states.

'''Scholarships4School'''
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http://www.scholarships4school.com/

'''Fastweb'''
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http://www.fastweb.com

'''FinAid'''
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http://www.finaid.org

'''Petersons Scholarship Search'''
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//www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx

'''FAFSA Online'''
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http://www.fafsa.ed.gov


'''ScholarshipHunter.com'''
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http://www.scholarshiphunter.com


'''City of College Dreams
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http://www.cityofcollegedreams.org/
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'''Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Scholarship Resources'''
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http://www.washburn.edu/sobu/broach/glbt-scholar.html

'''Student Aid Information'''
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http://studentaid.ed.gov/pubs/\\
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* [[TERI College Planning -> http://www.tericollegeplanning.org/]]\\
The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education funds this service to help students get scholarship grants.\\\

* [[New England Board of Higher Education
's Tuition Break -> http://www.nebhe.org/programs-overview/rsp-tuition-break/overview/]]\\
The New England Board of Higher Education's Tuition Break program offers residents of a New England state a significant tuition discount at public colleges and universities in the other New England states.\\\

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[[Scholarships4School -> http://www.scholarships4school.com/]]\\
A free resource from the Graduate Educational Information Service
. Includes tips for finding and applying to scholarships as well as a large searchable list of scholarships.\\\

* [[Fastweb -> http://www.fastweb.com]]\\
FastWeb is a free online scholarship matching service and college search service
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*[[FinAid ->
http://www.finaid.org]]\\
A guide to all kinds of financial aid, including scholarships, loans, college savings plan, and military aid.\\\

* [[Petersons Scholarship Search Articles ->
http://www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx]]\\
A large collection of articles on looking for scholarships, including how to avoid scams, unusual scholarships, and how to increase your chance of receiving a scholarship.
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* [[FAFSA Online ->
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov]]\\
The official website for the United State's Free Application for Federal Student Aid.\\\

* [[ScholarshipHunter.com ->
http://www.scholarshiphunter.com]]\\
Another searchable list of scholarships
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* [[LGBT Student Scholarship Database ->
http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/scholarship-database]]\\
A list of scholarships, fellowships and grants for LGBT and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level. Maintained by the Human Rights Campaign.\\\

* [[Student Aid Information -> http://studentaid.ed.gov/pubs/]]
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Five $2,000 scholarships are available to seniors attending high schools in a Pioneer Valley city or town where Berkshire Bank has offices.
* [[Cooley Dickinson Scholarships->http://www.cooley-dickinson.org/development/nursing-scholarships]]
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Five $2,000 scholarships are available to seniors attending high schools in a Pioneer Valley city or town where Berkshire Bank has offices.\\\

* [[Cooley Dickinson Scholarships->http://www.cooley-dickinson.org/development/nursing-scholarships]] for those pursuing a career in nursing:
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*[[Eastern States Exhibition (Big E) -> http://www.thebige.com/ese/aboutus/Scholarships.asp]]\\
The Big E has a number of scholarships for Western Massachusetts students who participated in the Eastern States Exposition youth programs.

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* [[Berkshire Bank Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Program -> http://www.berkshirebank.com/scholarships]].\\
Five $2,000 scholarships are available to seniors attending high schools in a Pioneer Valley city or town where Berkshire Bank has offices.
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** The '''Nursing Alumni Scholarship''' is awarded each year to a deserving senior attending either Northampton High School or Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School who is pursuing a career in nursing.
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** The '''Nursing Alumni Scholarship''' is awarded each year to a senior attending either Northampton High School or Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School who is pursuing a career in nursing.
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** The '''Louise Finn Nursing Scholarship Fund''' is awarded to a child of a current Cooley Dickinson Health Care employee who is pursuing a career in nursing and is either currently accepted at or currently enrolled in a local, accredited school of nursing, working to complete an associate's degree, a three-year diploma, a bachelor's degree, or a master's degree in nursing.
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** The '''Louise Finn Nursing Scholarship Fund''' is awarded to a child of a current Cooley Dickinson Health Care employee who is pursuing a career in nursing and is either currently accepted at or currently enrolled in a local, accredited school of nursing, working to complete an associate's degree, a three-year diploma, a bachelor's degree, or a master's degree in nursing.\\\

* [[Theta Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity -> http://springfieldalphas.net/scholarships.aspx]]
** The '''Clifford Flint Award for Academic Achievement''' is intended to recognize African American and Hispanic males from Western Massachusetts who are college bound high school seniors who have achieved superior academic ratings in high school.
** The '''Marvin P. Lyon, Jr. Award for Leadership and Community Service''' recognizes African American and Hispanic males who have a strong record of leadership and community service in their high school or local community. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Western Massachusetts and plan to enroll in a 4 year college or university.
** The '''Frank Buntin Award for Civic Engagement and Social Justice''' recognizes African American and Hispanic males who are active in their community while promoting social justice and equality through collective community action, community awareness campaigns, and community engagement. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Western Massachusetts and plan to enroll into a 4 year college or university
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Useful sites for finding college scholarship information.
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Also check out this subject guide
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!! Local Scholarships (in progress - please check back later for more!)

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[[Cooley Dickinson Scholarships->http://www.cooley-dickinson.org/development/nursing-scholarships]]
** The '''Nursing Alumni Scholarship''' is awarded each year to a deserving senior attending either Northampton High School or Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School who is pursuing a career in nursing.
** The '''Edward S. Moss Memorial''' Scholarship provides financial assistance to a current Cooley Dickinson employee who is either currently accepted or currently enrolled full time in an accredited school of nursing, working to complete an associate's degree, a three-year diploma, a bachelor's degree or a master's degree in nursing.
** The '''Therese Connor Nursing Education Fund''' provides  financial assistance is available on an annual basis to registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson.
** The '''Louise Finn Nursing Scholarship Fund''' is awarded to a child of a current Cooley Dickinson Health Care employee who is pursuing a career in nursing and is either currently accepted at or currently enrolled in a local, accredited school of nursing, working to complete an associate's degree, a three-year diploma, a bachelor's degree, or a master's degree in nursing.

!! Resources for finding scholarships and other financial aid

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The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education funds this service to help students get scholarship grants.\\

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Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships.  Their website has the application and information on the program.\\

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Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships.  Their website has the application and information on the program.

'''New England Board of Higher Education's Tuition Break'''
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[[http://www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak -> http://www.nebhe.org/programs-overview/rsp-tuition-break/overview/]]\\
The New England Board of Higher Education's Tuition Break program offers residents of a New England state a significant tuition discount at public colleges and universities in the other New England states.

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'''Student Aid Information'''\\
[http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs]\\
Student and parent oriented publications from the Office of Federal Student Aid.
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'''Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts'''\\
http://communityfoundation.org/\\
Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships.  Their website has the application and information on the program.\\

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'''TERI College Planning'''\\
http://www.tericollegeplanning.org/\\
The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education funds this service to help students get scholarship grants.\\

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'''Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Scholarship Resources'''
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'''Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Scholarship Resources'''
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Useful sites for finding various scholarship information.

'''Fastweb'''
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http://www.fastweb.com

'''FinAid'''
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http://www.finaid.org

'''Petersons Scholarship Search'''
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http://www.petersons.com/ss/code/prompt.asp?

'''FAFSA Online'''
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http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

'''Fresch!'''
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http://www.freschinfo.com

'''Scholarships.com'''
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http://www.scholarships.com/

'''Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Scholarship Resources'''
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http://www.washburn.edu/sobu/broach/glbt-scholar.html
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