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For current and prospective MassBay students

Below are listed the scholarships available to MassBay students through the generous donations of MassBay alumni, faculty and staff, the MassBay Foundation, friends of MassBay, industry and community partners.

These scholarships provide MassBay students with support to help them achieve their academic goals.

For all but three (3) of the scholarships (John F. McKenzie, President’s Scholars and Nursing Assistant) listed below go to: massbay.academicworks.com and complete the general application. The deadlines to apply are usually are April 30th for the Fall semester and October 15th for the Spring semester.

For the three (3) scholarships noted with an asterisk you must download the application. Applications and deadlines to apply are noted individually on these three (3) scholarships.


  • 4.0 Scholarship
    For a 2nd semester freshman carrying a full course load of at least 12 credits who has a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 from their 1st semester. Scholarship is awarded toward spring semester tuition and mandatory fees. Subsequent scholarship awards renewed if a 4.0 GPA is maintained. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • Angelina Grimaldi Cioffari Scholarship was established in memory of Angelina Grimaldi Cioffari by her son, Vincent. Angelina was a French, Spanish, and Italian languages professor at MassBay Community College. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates high academic success in a foreign language. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • Chrysler Automotive Scholarship — Chrysler Group which includes Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat is on the move, growing steadily over the past four years and anticipates over 3,000 technician positions available in the Northeast over the next few years. These scholarships are available to students who wish to enroll in MassBay's Chrysler Automotive Technology program. These scholarships may be used for tuition, books, and mandatory fees. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • Ferris Family Scholarship has been established to support either full-time or part-time students who are enrolled in the MassBay Automotive Technology Program. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • General Scholarship
    $500 scholarships are awarded annually from this fund to MassBay students demonstrating financial need who are in good academic standing. Scholarships are given in the fall and spring semesters to as many as 20 students. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The Growth and Generosity Scholarship will be awarded to a MassBay student who can demonstrate in a 250-300 word essay their own growth and generosity or why they believe growth and generosity is important. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • Health Sciences Scholarship
    The purpose of this scholarship is to provide students in the Health Science fields with financial support who otherwise could not afford their first year in college. It is designed to give those who are financially or socially disadvantaged the help needed to start or restart their education and reach higher levels of employability. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • Information Security Summit (Cyber Security) Scholarships (Full-Time and Part-Time)
    The Information Security Summit Scholarship was created and is supported by the generous sponsors of the Information Security Summit established by Towerwall and MassBay Community College. Sponsors include: Alien Vault, BROCADE, CDW-G, SOPHOS, TREND, VARIOS, VORMETRIC, WAVE, Gigamon, GovConnection Inc., HB Communications, Inc., HTS, McAfee, TCG Network Services, TIBCO LogLogic, and WatchGuard. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • John F. McKenzie Scholarship*
    $500 for one student in each public high school in MassBay’s service area. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
    John F. McKenzie Scholarship Application
  • Krystle Campbell Scholarship
    This scholarship is established in memory of Krystle Campbell, a Medford resident who tragically lost her life at the age of 29 in the Boston Marathon Bombings on April 15, 2013. She was a MassBay graduate of the class of 2005, with an Associate Degree in Business Administration who later transferred to the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The Leonce Cadet Berotte Scholarship
    The Leonce Cadet Berotte Scholarship was established in honor of MassBay’s Past President Berotte Joseph’s father. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving international/immigrant dream chaser, to be used towards tuition and fees up to $1,000 per semester.
  • The Maxine Elmont Endowed Scholarship
    The Maxine Elmont Scholarship/s will be awarded for each spring semester to a student/s studying in the Human Services Department at Massachusetts Bay Community College. The value of the scholarship/s shall be determined each January by the Massachusetts Bay Community College Foundation Inc. Board of Directors Finance Committee. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • Most Improved Student Scholarship
    For up to 10 students as demonstrated by the student’s grade point average (GPA) from the previous semester. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The Louise Mayer Scholarship
    The Louise Mayer, RN Scholarship Fund wishes to help students who are pursuing a career in the Health Care industry. Preference will go to working students and Veterans. Please submit one concise paragraph describing your past and current work experience and one paragraph describing your career aspirations. Total 300 word maximum. Scholarships are: $1,500.00 and $1,000.00. Donor will select recipients.
    To apply, a student must have a GPA of 2.5 and have earned at least 20 credits. These scholarships may be used for tuition, books, and mandatory fees. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The Nursing Assistant Program Scholarship*
    The purpose of the nursing assistant scholarship is to provide students in this program with financial support who otherwise could not afford to go to college. It is designed to give those who are financially or socially disadvantaged the help needed to start or restart their education and reach higher levels of employability. The deadline for this scholarship depends on the funding. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
    Nursing Assistant Program Scholarship Application
  • The Paul DeMinico Scholarship was established to support a full time second year student at MassBay Community College. Up to $2,500.00 will be awarded for the fall and again for the spring semester. This scholarship may be used for tuition, mandatory fees and books. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The President’s Scholars Scholarship* (Formerly known as The President's Top Ten Scholarship)
    This scholarship is available to two academically superior high school students from the MassBay service area who are entering MassBay. Students must have a Grade Point Average of 3.0 and or be in the top 10% of their high school class. The scholarship is for $2,000 per semester for up to four semesters(Fall, Spring). Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
    President’s Scholars Scholarship Application
  • Reentry Students Scholarship
    Minimum age requirement of 25 years old. Students who are full-time and have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The Richard P. Carbone Scholarship
    The Richard P. Carbone Scholarship was established in memory of Richard P. Carbone, a Wellesley High School Assistant Principal from 1968 until he retired in 1985. Toria Carbone, Richard's wife, recalls, "He was most proud that he never gave up on a kid." The scholarship will be awarded to up to 10 MassBay students to be used for tuition, books, and mandatory fees. The candidates must be residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and complete a FAFSA.
  • Robert and Rosemary Murphy Scholarship
    The Rosemary Murphy Scholarship was established in memory of Robert and Rosemary Murphy, life-long residents of Needham, MA to be given to a Needham resident. This $500 scholarship is given to one student in the fall or spring semester and for two consecutive semesters. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • Scholar Athlete Scholarship
    Given to student athlete(s) who have maintained a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or higher. This award will be given at the beginning of a semester for up to 11 students. This scholarship could be used for tuition or mandatory fees. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident.
  • Single Parent Scholarship. This scholarship was created for MassBay students who are single parents with full/joint custody of their minor children. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • Summer Sessions Scholarship
    Need-based for summer sessions; Up to eight scholarships will be awarded per summer semester. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.
  • The Virginia F. Sapienza Scholarship
    The Virginia F. Sapienza Scholarship was established in honor of former long-time MassBay music professor Virginia Sapienza. The scholarship is a one-semester award given to provide support to a musician or other artist. The scholarship is for $500, and given to one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester. Must be a Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident and complete a FAFSA.

For further information about these scholarships, please contact the MassBay Foundation Office at 781.239.3125, visit massbay.academicworks.com, or email inquiries to tmortell@massbay.edu.

 


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