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This list includes scholarships which target students from Western Massachusetts and Massachusetts generally. This list is not complete; it omits some scholarships because we couldn't find enough information about them or because we didn't know about them. You can help us by suggesting a scholarship which we may have missed.

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High school students in Northampton should also check out the Northampton High School's scholarship page which includes many small scholarships not listed here.

Students considering any of the University of Massachusetts campuses should check out the UMass Scholarship Search tool to find additional scholarships.

  • The Ad Club of Western Massachusetts
    The Ad Club of Western Massachusetts offers a merit based scholarship awarded to one or more deserving students from western Massachusetts intent upon carving out a career in the advertising, communications, marketing, or graphic arts industries.

  • Berkshire Bank Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Program.
    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
    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
    Among its many charitable activities, the Community Foundation also gives scholarships. Their website has the application and information on the program.

  • Cooley Dickinson 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)
    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
    Awards scholarships to high school seniors and college students from the Second Congressional District of Massachusetts.

  • The Horace Smith Fund
    For graduates of Hampden County secondary schools. Scholarships are available for new undergraduates, continuing undergraduates, and graduate students.

  • LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts
    The The Shining Star 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.

  • The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Student Broadcaster Scholarship Program
    Assistance for full time students who are permanent residents of Massachusetts attending vocational schools, 2- or 4-year colleges or universities offering degrees in radio and television broadcasting.

  • Massachusetts Medical Society Scholarships
    In addition to a large number of scholarships for MMS members, the Massachusetts Medical Society also offers the Hampshire District Medical Society and the Rollin M. Johnson, M.D. Student Grants Program which assists Full-time student in medical school who live or have lived in Western Massachusetts for at least five consecutive years.

  • Pioneer Valley Federal Credit Union
    College scholarships for Pioneer Valley FCU members and their children.

  • Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club
    The Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club offers a scholarship for high school seniors planning to attend college or university who have participated in track or cross country.

  • The Polish Junior League of Massachusetts
    To request an application write to the Polish Junior League Scholarship chairperson at 162 1/2 Main St. Apt 3, Indian Orchard, MA 01151.
    • Undergraduates scholarships awarded to students of Polish heritage in their second year or higher of an accredited college, university or diploma nursing school. Students must have a permanent address in Western Massachusetts and have never before received a scholarship from the Polish Junior League of Massachusetts. Selection is based upon financial need and academic achievement.
    • The Josephine Karwoski Memorial Scholarship awarded to a woman of Polish heritage with a permanent address in Western Massachusetts. The recipient must be currently enrolled or accepted to a graduate degree program OR be enrolled as a non-traditional undergraduate student at an accredited institution. Selection is based upon financial need and academic achievement.

  • Theta Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    • 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
    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.

  • Westfield Bank Scholarship
    Eligible students must live or attend high school in Westeld, Springeld, Agawam, Holyoke, Southwick, East Longmeadow, West Springeld, Granville, Huntington, Russell, or Chester.
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