Emergency Grants and 2020-21 Scholarships
During this challenging time the MassBay Foundation has increased available funds for students who are struggling financially. If you would like to apply for an Emergency Grant click here.
Scholarship Application. Questions? Call 781-239-3126.
If you are currently enrolled at the College, you may apply for scholarships through ACADEMICWORKS by using your MassBay username and password to login. We begin accepting scholarship applications on the first day of course registration for each semester.
You must be registered in the current semester for your application to be considered. After completing the general scholarship application, you will able to view and apply for the scholarships offered in a particular semester. Each scholarship has unique criteria and requirements.
Below is a listing of our scholarship opportunities. Scholarship criteria, award amount, and the semester a scholarship is awarded can be viewed in AcademicWorks.
50th Reunion Scholarship
The 50th Reunion Scholarship was created and is supported through gifts from the Alumni of MassBay Community College 50th reunion classes.
Alumni Nursing Scholarship
The Alumni Nursing Scholarship was established by nursing graduates of MassBay Community College to assist current MassBay nursing students.
This scholarship was created and is supported through gifts from the Alumni of MassBay Community College.
Angelina Grimaldi Cioffari & Vincent Grimaldi Cioffari Scholarship
Angelina Grimaldi Cioffari was a professor of French, Spanish, and Italian at MassBay Community College from 1964-1980. Her son, Vincent, established the Angelina Grimaldi Cioffari scholarship in her memory to support a student who demonstrates high academic success at MassBay.
Automotive Technology Scholarship
The Automotive Technology Scholarship was established to assist students with tuition, tools and/or books who are enrolled in any of the MassBay Automotive Technology Programs.
Boston Marathon Scholarship
The Boston Marathon Scholarship was established before the running of the 2017 Boston Marathon, spearheaded by Susan Maggioni, Ph.D., J.D., Dean of Business & Professional Studies, to support students pursuing an associate degree at MassBay Community College.
BRENDA TIERNEY STEM SCHOLARSHIP
Named in honor of Brenda Tierney, the first MassBay Community College Goldwater, this scholarship was established to support MassBay students pursuing an Associate’s Degree or certificate in the STEM fields.
CLEVERDON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Generously donated by Tom and Chris Cleverdon, this scholarship was created to support MassBay students pursuing a degree or certificate program in healthcare or nursing.
Cybersecurity Scholarship (full-time student)
The Cybersecurity Scholarship is funded by the generous sponsors of the Information Security Summit established by Towerwall and MassBay Community College. This scholarship supports a full-time student enrolled in the Cybersecurity associate degree or certificate program.
Cybersecurity Scholarship (part-time student)
The Cybersecurity Scholarship was created and is funded by the generous sponsors of the Information Security Summit established by Towerwall and MassBay Community College. This scholarship supports a part-time student enrolled in the Cybersecurity associate degree or certificate program.
Debi Prasad Sodhani International Student Scholarship
The Debi Prasad Sodhani International Student Scholarship was established to support MassBay Community College international students in good academic standing at the College, who have completed six or more credits at MassBay.
Dr. Bruce Jackson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established with gifts from the friends of the late Dr. Bruce Jackson to support MassBay students pursuing an associate degree or certificate in STEM fields.
DR. MICHAEL SUVAK SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. Michael Suvak Scholarship fund was created, and is supported, by a MassBay alumna in honor of a friend and beloved Suffolk University Psychology professor. The scholarship supports a MassBay student pursuing a degree or certificate in Psychology or Human Services.
Ferris Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Howard Ferris, former Dean of the Automotive Technology Program, to assist new or returning, full-time or part-time Auto-Tech students with tuition, tools and/or books who are enrolled in the MassBay Automotive Technology Program. Located in Scholarships for New MassBay Students.
Growth and Generosity Scholarship
The Growth and Generosity Scholarship was established to support a student who can demonstrate, through an essay, his/her own growth and generosity and/or why they believe growth and generosity is important. The donor of the scholarship believes that the key to life is growth and generosity.
Health Sciences One Semester Certificate Program Scholarships
The Health Sciences One Semester Scholarship was established to support students enrolled in one of the MassBay Health Sciences one semester certificate programs: Central Processing, EMT, or Phlebotomy. It was designed to assist individuals start or restart their education to reach higher-levels of employability.
Health Sciences Scholarship
The Health Sciences Scholarship was established to support students pursuing a career in Health Sciences at MassBay complete a degree or certificate program. It was designed to assist individuals start or restart their education to reach higher-levels of employability.
Krystle Campbell Scholarship
Krystle Campbell graduated from MassBay with an Associate Degree in Business Administration in 2005 and transferred to the University of Massachusetts, Boston to pursue her bachelor degree. She tragically lost her life at the age of 29 in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. MassBay Community College created the Krystle Campbell Scholarship in her memory to support a business major pursuing an associate degree at MassBay Community College.
Leonce Cadet Berotte Scholarship
The Leonce Cadet Berotte Scholarship was established in honor of Leonce Cadet Berotte, father of Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, President of MassBay Community College 2005-2011. The scholarship is awarded annually to one student who is a deserving international/immigrant dream chaser attending MassBay Community College.
liberal arts & Communications Studies Scholarship
The Liberal Arts & Communications Studies Scholarship was established to support students pursuing a Liberal Arts Associate Degree at MassBay Community College, with preference to those with a Communications major.
Louise Mayer Scholarship
The Louise Mayer Scholarship was established by Ted and Denise Mayer to honor Louise Mayer, R.N. by supporting students pursuing a career in the Health Care industry.
MARC STANTON SCHOLARSHIP
Created with gifts from friends and colleagues of Professor Marc Stanton, a beloved MassBay professor who was dedicated to his students. He was a sincere and conscientious mentor who taught and launched careers of state and federal police officers, corrections officers, lawyers, paralegals and many other professions. This scholarship supports MassBay students studying criminal justice.
MASHRUFA ALAM & ABU M.Z. ALAM SCHOLARSHIP
Created and funded by the generosity of Mashrufa Alam and Abu M.Z. Alam, this scholarship was created to support students declaring a major or certificate in: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Technology, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Laboratory Technician, or other applied Science subjects. Students from Bangladesh are encouraged to apply.
MassBay Community College Foundation Board Scholarship
The MassBay Community College Foundation Board Scholarship was established and is funded by the MassBay Community College Foundation Board to support MassBay students pursuing an associate degree or certificate.
MassBay S-POWER Engineering Scholarship
NSF funded MassBay S-POWER Engineering Scholarship supports a student pursuing an associate degree in Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering who plans on continuing their education in an engineering field at a four-year institution. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high-quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing an associate degree at MassBay.
Maxine Elmont Endowed Scholarship
The Maxine Elmont Endowed Scholarship was named in honor of Maxine Elmont, Professor of Human Services at MassBay Community College. It was established to support a student 25 years or older re-entering college and majoring in Human Services at MassBay.
Richard P. Carbone Scholarship
The Richard P. Carbone Scholarship was established to support students are who interested in pursuing a college education at MassBay Community College. Richard P. Carbone was a Wellesley Assistant Principal from 1968 until he retired in 1985.
Robert and Rosemary Murphy Scholarship
The Robert and Rosemary Murphy Scholarship was established in memory of Robert and Rosemary Murphy, life-long residents of Needham, Massachusetts to support a MassBay Community College student who is either a Needham resident OR a graduate of Needham High School.
MassBay Community College Interim President Yves Salomon-Fernandez, Ph.D. (2015-2016), a firm believer public education, established the Salomon-Fernandez Scholarship to support international and immigrant students who are pursuing a College education.
Single Parent Scholarship
The Single Parent Scholarship was established to support a student who is a single parent with full/joint custody of minor child/children pursuing a college education.
STEM MENTOR PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
Each semester the STEM Mentor Program supports three STEM Division students:
- An international student — an immigrant or international student not eligible for federal financial aid
- A self-supporting student — a student not listed as a dependent on parent’s federal income tax and/or not receiving financial support from parents or guardians
- Any STEM student
Scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing an Associate Degree or Certificate who are active participants in the STEM Mentor Program.
The Brenda Tierney STEM Scholarship
This scholarship was named in honor of Brenda Tierney, the first MassBay Community College Goldwater Scholar. It was established to support MassBay Students pursuing an associated degree or certificate in the STEM fields.
The Felix and Nellie Juliani Scholarship
This Felix and Nellie Juliani Scholarship was established in memory of Felix and Nellie Juliani who were passionate about education and the importance of community service and family values in one's life.
The Gladys Brooks Foundation Endowed Scholarships
These scholarships were established with a generous gift from the Gladys Brooks Foundation to support high achieving students who are single parents pursuing a college education with full/joint custody of minor children.
The Marc Stanton Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Marc Stanton Endowed Scholarship Fund was created with gifts from friends and colleagues of Professor Marc Stanton, a beloved professor at MassBay dedicated to his students. He served as a devoted Criminal Justice faculty member. He was a sincere and conscientious mentor for his many students, advising them throughout their educational and career paths in law enforcement. During his time at MassBay, he had taught and helped launch the careers of state and federal police officers, corrections officers, lawyers, paralegals and many other law enforcement and legal professionals. The scholarship was created to support MassBay students studying criminal justice and meeting the terms criteria.
Virginia F. Sapienza Scholarship
The Virginia F. Sapienza Scholarship was established to support a student pursuing the arts (visual arts, music, writing, photography) at MassBay Community College. Virginia F. Sapienza was a long-time dedicated music professor at MassBay Community College.