Transfer Scholarships

 

 

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Bridgewater State University Transfer Merit Scholarship

One Full Tuition & Fees Scholarship (4 semesters)

  • G.P.A. > 3.5
  • Plan to enroll in Fall 2018
  • Day or Evening
  • Completed Associate's degree by August 2018
  • Must apply for admission to BSU
  • Must apply for financial aid at BSU
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and Mass. Resident
  • Deadline: March 9, 2018

Bridgewater State University Transitions Scholarship

 

Four $1000 Scholarships
  • G.P.A. > 3.0
  • Plan to enroll in Fall 2018
  • Day or Evening
  • Completed Associate's degree by August 2018
  • Must apply for admission to BSU
  • Must qualify for financial aid at BSU
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and Mass. Resident
  • Part-time students are eligible 
  • Deadline: March 9, 2018

New England Transfer Association (NETA) Scholarship

$1000
  • G.P.A. > 3.25
  • Must be eligible to receive an Associate's degree during the 2017-2018 Academic Year
  • Must have successfully completed 30 credits at nominating institution (BCC) by  the time of the application
  • Plan to attend a regionally accredited, NETA-affiliated, four-year  institution (most New England colleges and universities) full-time in fall 2017
  • Deadline: Check back for updates
 

UMASS Boston Foster Furculo Scholarship

 Tuition & Most Fees for 2 years
  • G.P.A. > 3.5
  • Must graduate from your community college in spring proceeding fall entrance at UMB and must be eligible to receive an Associate's degree by the end of June 2017
  • U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen and Massachusetts Resident
  • Must apply for admission to UMB
  • Must complete application process for financial aid at UMB
  • Only first time, full-time students enrolling for fall semester immediately following graduation from the community college are eligible. Students who have attended UMASS Boston in the past DO NOT qualify 
  • Deadline: March 9, 2018
UMass Dartmouth

Up to $5000 per year depending on GPA

Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or better before matriculating at UMD. The scholarships are renewable for up to six semesters if students complete 24 credits a year (not including summer and intersession courses) and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Application for admission and subsequent acceptance to UMD will automatically allow students to be considered. Consideration given to students who apply for fall admission by March 1, 2018. Recipients are selected by UMD’s Admissions Committee.

For more information, contact Darcy Stevens at 508.999.8613 or dstevens@umassd.edu 



*Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are for students who will graduate from BCC in June or August 2018 and plan to attend a four-year institution full-time during the day in the fall of 2018. 

Next Step to Emerson Transfer Scholarship

Emerson College awards half-tuition scholarships valued at more than $15,000 to high-achieving transfer students who plan to transfer to Emerson in fall 2018. The scholarships are renewable for a second year.
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must have at least a 3.2 GPA
  • Students must have an associate’s degree from an eligible community college. BCC students are eligible.
  • Student must apply for admission to Emerson by March 15
  • Students must enroll full-time at Emerson and complete their Emerson degree in five or fewer semesters
  • Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while at Emerson to continue to receive the scholarship

    Click Here for the Next Step Transfer Scholarship Application
     

Emerson College Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

To be considered eligible to apply for this $4,000 award, students must earn an Associate’s Degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 from an accredited community college and be an official member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa. The deadline to apply is April 4, 2018. This scholarship is limited to fall term enrollment and students must apply for transfer admission by March 15. Students who apply for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship must plan to enroll full-time at Emerson College and complete their degree in five or fewer semesters. While on campus, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to continue to receive this scholarship

Click Here for the Emerson College Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application


Roger Williams University Scholarships

Roger Williams University is deeply committed to community college students that want to obtain their bachelor’s degree. Transfer scholarships range from $7,500-10,500.  Applicants with cumulative GPAs starting at 2.75 will be considered for a scholarship. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 to retain scholarship eligibility and  enroll as full-time day students to be eligible. For more information please contact Mary Bubar at mbubar@rwu.edu.


Guaranteed Scholarships from Bryant University

Bryant University has expanded their scholarship support to outstanding BCC transfer students. They will guarantee three $14,000 academic scholarships to students enrolled full time in the following BCC programs:

  • One scholarship to a student in the Presidential Scholars Program.
  • Two scholarships to students enrolled in the Communication Transfer Program, Business Administration Transfer Program or the Computer Information Systems Transfer Program.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Acceptance to Bryant University as a full-time student.
  • Completion of an Associate’s degree in one of the three Bryant University articulation agreement programs.
  • Recent graduate from BCC with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student while at BCC.
    *There is no scholarship application. Winners will be selected from eligible applicants to Bryant University.

Rhode Island College Transfer Scholar Awards

These awards range from $2,500 to $5,000 and are based on academic achievement as well as financial need.  To be considered, an entering transfer student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 as determined by the college Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the time of acceptance.  Eligibility is determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid, using information from the FAFSA.  Awards may be renewed for up to three years of study based on need and maintenance of a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Continuous, full-time enrollment is required.
 

Lesley University and The Art Institute of Boston, Guaranteed Merit Scholarships

We guarantee that you, as a transfer applicant, are awarded a merit scholarship if you are accepted for admission and meet the the criteria found here. These scholarships and awards are available to transfer students who are applying for admission for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.
 

David H. Simser Scholarship Program

The David H. Simser Scholarship program provides awards to deserving students who major in biology/science.  Students must be residents of Cape Cod, the islands or Southeastern, Mass.

"Simser," as he was known by his friends and scientific colleagues, was a trained entomologist whose research on ticks, cicadas, gypsy moths and nematodes was legendary on Cape Cod.  Simser also worked on clean water issues, with farmers and farmers markets, community gardens, cranberry bogs, response to whale and dolphin strandings/rescues, botany and aquaculture.  He was a well-rounded field biologist, concerned about the Cape Cod environment, water, plant and animal life. Committed to promoting the importance of education, Simser taught at Cape Cod Community College and Bridgewater State University for over 16 years.  In his outreach and educational efforts, he was widely interviewed by the media and gave hundreds of talks to the community.

Applicants

Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in a college/university and be enrolled during the following spring semester.  Students must have a declared biological science major, including but not limited to; Agriculture, Aquaculture, Botany, Entomology, Marine/Environmental Science and Zoology... from A to Z.  This is relatively inclusive; for example, if your major was Golf Course Management, this is especially relevant if your interest in the field is in developing ways to both manage harmful insects and reduce the use of pesticides which greatly affect our ground water.  There are many complicated biology issues which greatly affect our region today. Click Here for more information.

Get A Boost Scholarship 

Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship to each student that shares innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world’s smoke-free movement. For more information click here 
 

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Transfer Scholarships


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 75 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

A review panel of distinguished university faculty and admissions professionals judge the applicants using criteria including achievement and academic ability, financial need, resilience, leadership, self-confidence, and desire to help others. Click here to find out more about this generous scholarship. ALL materials are due by Noon EST on October 24, 2017.
 

All USA Academic Team

BCC nominates two students to the All-USA Academic Team for Community, Technical and Junior Colleges. From the nominations received, 20 first, second and third team members will be selected. First Team members will receive a $2,500 cash stipend and will be recognized during the Phi Theta Kappa Presidents' breakfast at the AACC National Conference, and will be featured in USA Today. BCC nominees will be eligible for $500 BCC Foundation scholarships and are eligible for Phi Theta Kappa Internship programs. Click here for more information on this scholarship. ALL materials are due on November 15, 2017.
  

UMass Dartmouth Transfer Merit Scholarships

Students must have a grade point average of 3.00 or better before matriculating at UMD. The scholarships are renewable for up to six semesters if students complete 24 credits a year (not including summer and intersession courses) and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Application for admission and subsequent acceptance to UMD will automatically allow students to be considered. Scholarships amounts vary up to $5000. Consideration given to students who apply for spring admission by December 1, 2017. Recipients are selected by UMD’s Admissions Committee. For more information, contact Darcy Stevens at 508.999.8613 or dstevens@umassd.edu.

UMass Amherst Transfer Scholarships

Community Scholarships

The Community Scholarship and Award is offered to applicants who are low income and/or who are first generation college attendees. The scholarship committee takes into consideration a student's academic record and level of academic challenge; however, the review also includes factors such as school activities, community service, and work experience. This scholarship or award may be combined with a tuition credit.

  • Award application: None required
  • Notification: Admissions Office will notify recipients at the time of acceptance
  • Renewal requirement: maintain the minimum requirements of satisfactory academic progress (see the Academic Regulations published by the University Registrar)
  • Renewable up to an aggregate total of four years (eight semesters) of continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment

Community College Academic Honors Scholarship

A $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually at the Massachusetts Science Fair to a top-scoring winner. This scholarship may be combined with a tuition credit.

  • Scholarship application: Documentation of the first place award must be submitted and verified with Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair (MSSEF).
  • Notification: The Admissions Office will notify the recipient after acceptance and upon submission of documentation
  • Renewal requirement: cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and maintain the minimum requirements of satisfactory academic progress (see the Academic Regulations published by the University Registrar)
  • Renewable up to an aggregate total of four years (8 semesters) of continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment
  • Appeals are directed through the Associate Director of Financial Aid for Awarding

Honors to Honors Scholarships

The Honors-to-Honors Scholarship is for Massachusetts community college honors students entering the UMass Amherst Commonwealth Honors College. Students must be in an approved MassTransfer program and are encouraged to complete their community college honors program. Students who do not complete their honors program and who have a 3.5 GPA for each semester completed (two or more semesters), who are in approved MassTransfer programs, and who meet all other UMass Amherst transfer admissions criteria will also be considered. To receive the award students must accept the invitation to be in Commonwealth Honors College. This scholarship may be combined with a tuition credit.

The award is for residents of Massachusetts who are low-income or first-generation students. The award amount is $6,000 per year for two consecutive years (or four semesters). Recipients will be selected by a scholarship committee made up of faculty and staff from Academic Affairs and Commonwealth Honors College. The scholarship committee takes into consideration a student's academic record and level of academic challenge; however, the review also includes factors such as school activities, community service, field of study, and work experience.

  • Award application: The application is optional, but encouraged. Contact the Admissions Office for an application form.
  • Notification: Admissions Office will notify recipients at the time of acceptance
  • Renewal requirement: maintain the minimum requirements of satisfactory academic progress (see the Academic Regulations published by the University Registrar)
  • Renewable up to an aggregate total of two years (four semesters) of continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment

Rhode Island College Transfer Scholars Award

These awards range from $2,500 to $5,000 and are based on academic achievement as well as financial need. To be considered, an entering transfer student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 as determined by the college Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the time of acceptance.  Eligibility is determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid, using information from both the FAFSA and the Rhode Island College Financial Aid Application.  Awards may be renewed for up to three years of study based on need and maintenance of a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Eastern Nazarene College

Scholarship for Management Majors

ENC offers generous tuition discounts and scholarships to BCC students and staff enrolled in their bachelor of arts degree in Management. Classes are held on BCC’s Fall River campus and students with an associate’s degree from BCC in ANY program are eligible. Classes meet one night a week and students can finish the degree in 30 months. ENC also offers a Master of Science in Management degree at BCC. 

Roger Williams University Merit-Based Scholarships

Roger Williams University is deeply committed to community college students that want to obtain their bachelor’s degree. Transfer Scholarships range from $7,000-10,000.  Applicants with cumulative GPAs starting at 2.75 will be considered for a scholarship. Scholarships are granted for three consecutive years and students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 to retain scholarship eligibility. Students must enroll as full-time, day students at RWU to be eligible. For more information please contact Mary Bubar at mbubar@rwu.edu.

Guaranteed Scholarships from Bryant University

Bryant University has expanded their scholarship support to outstanding BCC transfer students. They will guarantee three $16,000 academic scholarships to students enrolled full time in the following BCC programs:

  • One scholarship to a student in the Presidential Scholars Program.
  • Two scholarships to students enrolled in the Communication Transfer Program, Business Administration Transfer Program or the Computer Information Systems Transfer Program.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Acceptance to Bryant University as a full-time student.
  • Completion of an associate’s degree in one of the
  • Recent graduate from BCC with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student while at BCC.

    *There is no scholarship application. Winners will be selected from eligible applicants to Bryant University.

Anna Marie College Transfer Scholarships

Anna Maria College offers institutional merit-based scholarships for full-time undergraduate transfers. A completed FAFSA is not required for merit-based scholarships. These scholarships range in amount from $14,000 to $20,000 and are based on an academic index which is determined by the accepted student’s grade point average, class rank (if provided by the school) and SAT or ACT scores (if submitted). If the student’s school does not provide a rank or the student chooses not to submit SAT or ACT scores, the scholarship amount will be determined by the grade point average.
 

Transfer Scholarships from Clark University

Clark University has several different merit-/achievement-based scholarships for transfer students. More information about transfer scholarships at Clark can be found at www.clarku.edu/transferscholarships.

Northeastern University College of Prof. Studies Scholarship

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies recognizes the investment made by students in partner institutions through the Community College Scholarship. Students with an earned associate degree from one of these partner community colleges may be eligible for a scholarship of up to $5,000. Students who meet the scholarship criteria will be automatically considered for the Community College Scholarship. Criteria considered when deciding on scholarship awards include academic ability, fit to the academic program, and financial need. Click here for more information.
 

MWPHE Scholarship for Women

The Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education (MWPHE) is once again requesting applications for Student Achievement Scholarship Awards, which recognize the outstanding achievements of female students who are educated in the Massachusetts public higher education system. Since 1992, MWPHE has awarded scholarships to women who have overcome significant personal barriers to achieve academic success through our Commonwealth’s public institutions. For details and an application, click here.

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