Updated April 6, 2021

Boston University Trustee Scholarship

Every year, BU welcomes approximately 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Trustee Scholars rank at the top of their classes and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their schools and communities.  Scholarship recipients are selected by a faculty committee from a competitive pool of applicants after rigorous review.  The Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees for four years.  Students must submit their application (either Common or Coalition) for admission with one Trustee Scholarship essay by December 1, 2020.  More information about the Trustee Scholarship can be found on their website, is December 1, 2020  EXPIRED

The American Legion Oratorical Scholarship

The purpose of the Legion’s Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the United States Constitution on the part of high school students.  Other objectives include the development of leadership, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently and the preparation of acceptance of the duties, responsibilities, right, and privileges of American citizenship.  The top prize at the Department (state) level is $1,000 plus an additional $4,000 when the contestant participates in the nation competition.  The national scholarship awards, first prize, $20,000, second prize $17,000 and third prize $15,000.  For more information please visit the Legion’s web site at to register is December 31, 2020. EXPIRED

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Youth Awards Scholarship

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Youth Awards educational grants program is now accepting applications.  The 22nd Annual Youth Awards will award students who are in the graduating Class of 2021 with up to $1,000 in educational grants to fund their higher education or a community-based project.  Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community and for their excellence in various educational categories.  Recipients will also be celebrated in virtual ceremonies.  The deadline to apply is December 6, 2020.   Students can apply and find more information at   EXPIRED

YoungArts National Arts Scholarship

YoungArts signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages 15-18 or in grades 10-12 from across the United States.    YoungArts winners receive valuable support, including financial awards of up to $10,000, professional development and educational experiences working with renowned mentors, and performance and exhibition opportunities at some of the nation’s leading cultural institutions.  Joining a 20,000-strong alumni community, they receive creative and professional development opportunities and connect with an extraordinarily rich network of peers.  Information on this scholarship can be found at  Deadline is October 16, 2020.   EXPIRED

The Cooke College Scholarship Program

The Cooke Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from a four year college or university.   The scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to hard working students who have financial need.  Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees.  Information for this scholarship can be found at  Deadline is Friday, October 30, 2020.  EXPIRED

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarships

The Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.  Each award is up to $2,500 and may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.  The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans educational organization was established in 1947 to dispel the mounting belief among our nation’s youth that the American Dream was no longer attainable.  For more information on applying for this scholarship visit   October 25, 2020 is the deadline to apply.  EXPIRED

Horatio Alger State Scholarship

The State Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.  This award offers up to $10,000 per recipient.  Applicants must have an annual adjusted family income of less than $55,000.  More information can be found on their website,  Deadline is Sunday, October 25, 2020.  EXPIRED

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

The Horatio Alger National Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  Since 1984, the Horatio Alger Association have funded need-based college scholarships for low-income youth to pursue their dreams through higher education.  So far the association has awarded more than $159 million to approximately 20,000 students.  For more information on the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, please visit  Deadline is October 25, 2020 EXPIRED

Haz La U Scholarship

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Colgate-Palmolive Company of New York City,  have teamed up to help put Hispanic youth on the track to college by providing financial relief via educational grants totaling $100,000.  Please go to  for more information.  The deadline is October 15, 2020.  EXPIRED

Massachusetts JCI Senate Scholarship

The Massachusetts JCI Senate will award two (2) $1,000 scholarships to graduating students in Massachusetts.  The State winners will be forwarded to the National JCI Senate and will be eligible for additional $1,000 scholarships.  Also awarded is a special $500 scholarship based on need and special circumstances.  The application is in word format and must be completed in accordance with the instructions thereon.  Students may fill out the application then print it from the website.  It must be postmarked no later than January 22, 2021 and mailed to Ed & Marilyn Lariviere, 19 Stetson Street, Hyannis, MA  02601.  Any questions in regards to this application can be emailed to  The application form is now available on the website       EXPIRED


Each year the Henry David Thoreau foundation selects several Massachusetts high school seniors interested in areas related to environmental studies to receive up to $20,000 each for tuition to the college of their choice.  Their objective is to foster future environmental leaders.  Thoreau Scholars study many different subjects such as oceanography, green architecture, conservation biology, and alternative energy.  The application opens on October 15, 2020 and closes February 1, 2021.  Please visit their website for application information. EXPIRED

$5K Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance is proud to continue their 26-year tradition of honoring the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors and supporting high school academic and athletic programs across the country.  The program recognizes and rewards high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities.  Winning a Heisman High School Scholarship requires a weighted GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. Students must be referred to by a Coach, a Counselor, a Teacher, etc., to be eligible to apply.  Reach out to someone who recognizes your accomplishments and have them refer you for this scholarship.  There will be 88 State Winners who will receive $500, 10 National Finalists receiving $1,000 and 2 National Winners who will receive $5,000 scholarships.  Scholarship information and applications can be found at   Application deadline is October 20, 2020.   EXPIRED

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports more than 1,400 exceptional college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.55 million awarded through 3 nationally recognized programs.  The scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors.  Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.  The Foundation has provided 6,300 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $72 million in education support.  One hundred fifty scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.  High school seniors can apply at deadline is October 31, 2020.  EXPIRED

2021 Big Y Scholarship

Big Y Foods, Inc. is one of the largest locally owned supermarket chains in Southern New England.  A family-owned and operated corporation, Big Y has represented excellence in the food industry since 1936.  Big Y is more than food.  In tribute to both its employees and its customers, Big Y offers an annual scholarship program.  Established in 1981, the program includes a series of scholarships that honor the late Paul H. and Gerald E. D’Amour, brothers who founded Big Y in 1936.  Big Y awards over 300 scholarships each year totaling more than $250,000.  All Big Y scholarships recognize academic merit and achievement.  Please visit the scholarship page of the Big Y website to access the scholarship portal to fill out the application:  A complete online application with required supporting documents must be submitted by February 1, 2021.  EXPIRED

Assumption University Light the Way Scholarship

Each year, Assumption University awards up to 50, $27,000 scholarships, renewable all four years.  To be considered for the Light the Way Scholarship, students must apply for admission to Assumption University and complete the scholarship application by Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  A completed Light the Way Scholarship application includes a brief essay from the student on how they are contributing to make the world a better place, a letter of recommendation, and a visual representation of their work. Learn more and apply by December 15 at

Massachusetts AFL-CIO Scholarship

The Massachusetts AFL-CIO and affiliated unions are proud to award financial resources to high school students pursuing trade union programs or college/university study.  About 2,000 student take the exam annually co compete for scholarships ranging from $500 to $16,000.  In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must take the Labor History Exam.  The Massachusetts AFL-CIO publishes a Labor History Study Guide, which covers a broad range of the history of working people in the United States.  The Labor History Exam is administered once per year.  To qualify, students must register and then take the exam.  Students can register by visiting the website at and submitting the form.  Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 18, 2020.  The exam will be online and can be administered Monday, January 25, 2021 through Friday, February 5, 2021.   EXPIRED

Point Foundation Scholarship

Point foundation is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students.  Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients (“scholars”) extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education.  Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events.  Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including academic performance, leadership skills, financial need, personal goals and the applicant’s involvement in the LGBTQ community.  Attention is also given to students who have lost the social support of their families and/or communities as a result of revealing their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Each person who applies for a Point scholarship is evaluated on the totality of their situation.  Ten scholarships are awarded at $10,000 each.  Learn more about the Point Foundation Scholarship by visiting their website at  Deadline is November 30, 2020.  EXPIRED

Dell Scholars

The Dell Scholars program was designed to provide a support system for the challenges many students face when pursuing a college degree.  Even so, they recognize that college costs can be a significant burden for many students and their families.  Nationally, 500 Dell Scholars are selected each year to receive a scholarship award of $20,000, plus a lot of non-monetary supports.   While Dell require a 2.4 grade point average, the Dell Scholars program targets low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a unique “GPA” of grit, potential, and ambition in their quest for a college education.  Visit  Deadline is December 1, 2020.  EXPIRED

North American Van Lines 2020 Logistics Scholarship

North American Van Lines, one of the leading moving companies in the United States, is committed to supporting the community as well as the growth and development of the moving services and logistics industries.  We believe education is the best way to ensure our industry has qualified professionals for years to come.  Because of this belief, they are announcing their first annual Logistics Scholarship contest.  Three lucky qualified entrants will each win a $1,000 scholarship towards their degree in logistics or supply chain management at the college or university of their choice.  To apply visit North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship at

Deadline is December 15, 2020.  EXPIRED

National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the annual National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards for students completing their senior year in high school in 2021 who are planning careers in government service.  Scholarship applicants must be citizens of the United States.  The Trustees and Member of the Foundation, mindful of the significant of the important event in our nation’s history that occurred at Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, believe that if our country is to continue to progress, we must have thoroughly trained, dedicated young people to carry on our government’s work in future years.  Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware.  The essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student’s achievements.  To be considered for this year’s program, applications must be POSTMARKED no later than January 15, 2021.  Information for this scholarship can be found at      EXPIRED

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Every year, students across the country work hard to make a positive and lasting impact in their communities and beyond.  And, every year they award $1.8 million in college scholarships to hundreds of these remarkable you people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico.  Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship.  To recognize the important role their dedicated educators play in guiding these students along their path to success, they also award a $1,000 grant to every Equitable Excellence winner’s high school.  Applicants must: demonstrate courage strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service; be a high school senior planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US; be a US citizen or legal resident.  The application period is from September 1, through December 15, 2020.  Applications are available online at      EXPIRED

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger in the U.S.  These young people are creating awareness and mobilizing peers in their communities to be catalysts for change.  The scholarship awards up to 25 scholarships at $5,000 and a $5,000 grant for the recipients hunger-related charity.  The scholarship is named for the Foundation’s founder and former president, Steve Brady, who was an unstoppable champion in the fight to end hunger.  For application information go to Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships at deadline to apply is December 5, 2020.   EXPIRED

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

The Vegetarian Resource Group will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.  Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl.  Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassions, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given.  Deadline is 

February 20, 20201.  Go to scholarship application:  Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships at httsp://     EXPIRED

Berkshire Bank NeXt Gen Scholarship

Dreaming of being able to further your education, but not sure how to pay for it?  Here is your chance to earn a scholarship award from Berkshire Bank through our NeXt Gen Scholars Program.  NeXt Gen scholars embody academic excellence, while also sharing their company’s commitment to community service and volunteerism.  Recipients share the values of; belonging, focusing, inclusion, respect, service and teamwork and at their core possess and unsurpassed passion to improve the lives of those around them.  The program is open to all high school seniors.  Forty of the best and brightest students will each receive a $2,500 scholarship toward their tuition.  Learn more about the application and selection process at is January 31, 2021.  EXPIRED

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship application is now available.  The foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students.  The scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services.  Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.  This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service.  The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of the Foundation’s namesake, encouraging Scholars to positively impact the lives of others.  For application and more information please visit application closes on February 1, 2021.    EXPIRED

2021 OAR Scholarship

The OAR (Organization for Autism Research) Scholarship application period for the 2021 is now open.  Every year, OAR’s $3,000 scholarship awards help autistic students pursue their education goals.  Any individual with an established autism diagnosis and who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education in the United States for the Fall 2021/Spring 2022 semester is eligible to apply.  The application is exclusively online at  Reviewers base their evaluations and recommendations on the personal story as conveyed by the essay’s original content:  challenges that have been overcome, future aspirations, the importance of the chosen field of study, and how the scholarship will help achieve academic, career, and personal goals.  Deadline for this scholarship is May 3, 2021.

Ted Hamel Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for this award you must be related to a Disabled American Veteran, either a grandparent, parent, aunt or uncle.  The applicant will also need to have your “sponsor’s” name, signature and DAV membership number.  You must also be a high school senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2021.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or on Google Classroom.  Deadline is May 1, 2021.

The Beverly J. Malone Ladizki and David A. Ladizki Scholarship

The Beverly J. Malone Ladizki and David A. Ladizki Scholarship is a NEW scholarship designated for graduating seniors who are residents of Agawam, Southwick, Westfield, West Springfield, Springfield and Longmeadow.  The amount of the award is $1,000-$3,000.  Criteria includes:  graduating high school senior, have maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher, demonstrate financial need, will attend a post-secondary college/university, community college or vocational school full time.   Instructions to access the application can be found at //  Deadline for application submission is February 1, 2021.    EXPIRED

2021 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

The applications for the 2021 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships are now open!  These scholarships help to support the higher education goals of students with learning disabilities and ADHD.  The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, engagement in their school and community, and leadership for others with learning disabilities and attention issues.  The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship awarded to a student who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.  The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship for a student who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall.  For application information visit www.ncld.orgDeadline is April 5, 2021.

Live Mas Scholarship ( Taco Bell Scholarship)

Are you a student passionate about creating a better future?  Are you an original thinker making a positive impact in your community?  If so, this is the scholarship for you.  How to enter, submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that addresses these questions:

What is your passion and how are you currently pursuing it?

How do you plan to use your passion to uniquely make a positive change in your community or the world?

How will your education help enable you to pursue your passion and make a change?

This program is more than a scholarship, they are a continued partner and collaborator who will be there with connections and opportunities throughout your journey to help your passion shine brightly.  To apply visit  Deadline is January 20, 2021.        EXPIRED

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes is awarding $20,000 to 20 student athletes.  To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be entering college in the fall of 2021, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be involved in high school sports, intermural sports or community-based sports.  Applications can be found by going to https://www.footlockerscholarathletes.comDeadline is January 8, 2021.    EXPIRED

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.  Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient.  Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board.  In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.  The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship has been hailed by national news media as one of the top college scholarships for student leaders.  Applications are now open at  Deadline is January 5, 2021.   EXPIRED

Chicopee Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Scholarship

The Chicopee Savings Bank Charitable Foundation is pleased to invite the graduation class of Westfield High School to participate in its annual scholarship award program.  One applicant will be selected to receive a $3,000 scholarship award.  All applicants must be a graduating senior of the class of 2021 from Westfield High School and a resident of Westfield, MA.  All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must demonstrate a strong academic standing and financial need.  Additionally, volunteer performance in the community, participation in school activities, athletics and other activities are taken into consideration.  Lastly, all applicants must be entering into a degree program at an accredited college, university or technical school in the fall of 2021.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Please contact Ms. Wingate at to request an application.  Completed applications must be returned to the Counseling Office by April 1, 2021.  The Chicopee Savings Bank Foundation does not accept applications directly from a student.

The Yawkey Scholars Program

The Yawkey Scholars program is designed to make college affordable for talented, motivated, low-income high school seniors from Massachusetts and Georgetown County, South Carolina who are among the first generation in their family to complete a bachelor’s degree.  It provides a four-year renewable tuition scholarship ($35,000 in Massachusetts and $15,000 in South Carolina per year) and other supports to help students achieve academically and go on to be successful and highly productive members of our community.  Since 2005, the Yawkey Scholars Program has provided more than $13 million in tuition supports to more than 300 Scholars as they pursue a college education.  For more information about the Yawkey Scholarship please visit their website at for this scholarship is February 12, 2021.      EXPIRED

Class of 2022 /2023 Scholarship

Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship

The Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to Commonwealth of Massachusetts students who demonstrate academic promise and aspiration for higher education.  The special role of the Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship, as an early identification program, is to recruit high school sophomores and juniors whose socio economic backgrounds and environmental conditions may inhibit their ability to persevere and attain their educational goals.  Since 1972, the Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship has assisted Massachusetts students with their higher education costs.  Each year, twenty-five students are selected as Herter Scholarship recipients.  Awards are determined annually, based on a student’s college Cost of Attendance, demonstrated need, and the level of funding for the program.  Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of four years.  Requirements include, any current high school Sophomore or Junior enrolled in a Massachusetts high school, U.S. Citizen, nominated by a sponsoring school or agency (your Guidance Counselor can be your sponsor), has a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and demonstrate difficult personal circumstances, high financial need, and strong academic promise to continue his or her education beyond high school, at a college or university.  Applications are available by contacting Ms. Wingate in the Counseling Office at or at 413-572-6475.  Deadline is February 15, 2021.    EXPIRED

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Scholarship Program

Obtaining a college education is expensive, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts strives to provide some financial assistance to students living in Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties to help them achieve their goal of graduating from college. The Foundation has over 140 different scholarship funds, and each year they give away over 1,000 individual scholarship awards.  This equates to approximately $1.4 million in scholarship dollars.  Please note that students do not apply to a specific scholarship(s).  Students complete one online application through the website and they are matched to all scholarships for which they meet the eligibility.  Scholarships are provided for one academic year and are not automatically renewed each year.  You can reapply to the program every year that you are going to college, and the application you submit that year will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible. The scholarship application process will take place between January 1 and March 31, 2021.  The link to apply is at

CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars

The Westfield Community through CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars has been helping resident Westfield Students achieve their dreams of undergraduate higher education since 1962.  CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate studies to residents of Westfield.  The scholarships are awarded based on merit (GPA, activities, work experience and goals) and need (determined by your FAFSA) Free Application for Federal Student Aid Report.  If your EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) on the SAR (Student Aid Report) from the FAFSA exceeds $60,000 you do not meet the needs requirement set by their chapter and therefore are ineligible for any CSF Westfield scholarship awards.  All Dollars for Scholars Scholarships are applied for online via the website  Students may create their Student Profile at any time and continue with the scholarship application between February 1, 2021 and March 15, 2021.  All required documents must be uploaded onto the site by the deadline of March 15, 2021

Holyoke Credit Union Scholarship

The Holyoke Credit Union College Scholarship program will be awarding three $500 college scholarships this year.  Eligibility is open to high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the 2021-2022 academic year.  Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of the Holyoke Credit Union.  Each applicant must complete a current Holyoke Credit Union Scholarship application form and submit it with the other required materials to Holyoke Credit Union, Attn: Barbara Baran, 490 Westfield Road, Holyoke, MA  01040.  Applications are not available online, they are available in the WHS Counseling Office.  Please contact Ms. Wingate at 413-572-6475 or and request a copy be sent to you.  Deadline is Friday, May 14, 2021.

2020-2021 National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholarship

In accordance with National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s purpose to promote, facilitate, and increase the knowledge and understanding of the vital role of interscholastic athletics in the educational system, this scholarship program will foster and acknowledge the partnership between the NIAAA and secondary education.  The scholarships will recognize the distinguished scholastic, leadership, and citizenship attributes of high school student athletes, and the importance of high school athletics in each student’s life.   Criteria for this scholarship includes:

1. Must be a high school senior

2. Must have achieved at least two of the following:

     Minimum of B+ average;

     Ranked in the top 25% of class;

     ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1100 (Math and Reading)

3.  Must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport

4.  Must have earned at least one varsity letter in each or the two sports

Due date is February 10, 2021.  All materials must be emailed to MSSASA Secretary at or hard copy can be mailed to Tania Rich, MSSADA Secretary, Nashoba Regional High School, 12 Green Road, Bolton, MA  01740.

Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Contact Ms. Wingate at 413-572-6475 or at if you would like to have one mailed to your home address.    EXPIRED

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to gifted and high-achieving students, 18 years old or under, who have completed a significant piece of work.  Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box.  Applications are available online at

Deadline is March 10, 2021.  EXPIRED

The 2021 Student-View Scholarship

The 2021 Student-View Scholarship program is officering $13,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  The program includes:

One $5,000 scholarship

Three $1,000 scholarships

Ten $500 scholarships

It’s quick and easy to apply:

No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average

No essay required

No lengthy application forms

No application fee

Simply log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.  The scholarship dealing is April 22, 2021.

The Barbara J. Sinnott Student of Integrity Scholarship

The Student of Integrity Scholarship awards $1,000 to each of four graduating high school seniors who demonstrate a commitment to the ideals of the Better Business Bureau.  Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors based on a number of factors, including an essay answer to a question posed on:

The importance of character

Always doing the right thing

How they encourage others to also do the right thing

Students who can demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, display their commitment to community service and discuss the ways in which their sound ethical judgment governs their everyday lives are eligible for this award.  Students will also be required to submit a recent transcript.  Please visit their website’s scholarship page at are due by January 31, 2021    EXPIRED

The Kelly Law Team Autism Scholarship

The Kelly Law Team is pleased to announce that once again it will be awarding an educational scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  This scholarship is designed to help enable the winner to continue their educational endeavors.  The scholarship contest will be open to persons who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The scholarship funds will be applied against the cost of tuition at the college, trade school or graduate school chosen by the successful applicant.  Your application must be received no later than December 10, 2021.  The application form is only available online at   The winner of the contest will be announced on or before January 7, 2022.

Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Scholarship

Applications for the 2021-2022 Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Student Broadcaster Scholarship Program are now available for download at  To apply for this scholarship, a student must be a Massachusetts resident, with a declared major in a broadcast-related field, and be enrolled or plan to enroll at an accredited two or four-year college.  The student need not attend college in Massachusetts to be eligible.  The application on the website is an interactive .pdf and students will be allowed to email applications to the MBA.  Student transcripts may need to be mailed separately (contact Ms. Wingate in Guidance, if you need your transcript mailed).  Applications may also be printed, completed with ink, and mailed.  Applications are to be emailed or postmarked by Friday, April 16, 2021.  

NEACRAO 2021 George Coleman Scholarship 

Each year, the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers awards $2,000 scholarships to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year.  Each recipient of the scholarship is selected from candidates who are recommended by New England secondary school guidance professionals.  Students will identify their guidance professionals for recommendations and we will reach out to them for the scholarship based on the following criteria:

Strong academic performance

Record of perseverance

Compelling personal story or unique achievement

Applications are available on their website

Applications must be received by March 1, 2021.  If you have any questions regarding any part of this application, please contact, subject: Scholarship Application Help.   EXPIRED

Italian Cultural Center Scholarship

Once again, the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, Inc. announces the availability of the Italian Cultural Center Scholarships for 2021.  These scholarships are available to Seniors of Italian heritage who are attending high school in Western Massachusetts.  The application for the scholarship can be found on their website at under the Scholarship tab.  The Italian Cultural Center Scholarships are awarded in the amounts of either $1,000 or $500.  Completed applications, with supporting documentation, must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2021 in order to be considered by the scholarship committee.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Sandra Vella at

Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement

Lieutenant June T. Murphy Scholarship

The Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE) is pleased to offer The Lieutenant June T. Murphy Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  This scholarship will be awarded to a female high school senior who is pursuing a career in law enforcement or criminal justice.  All candidates will be evaluated based on their achievements in relation to the entire pool of applicants.  Applications are available online at and must be electronically submitted.  Hard copies will not be accepted.  Deadline is Friday, April 30, 2021.

Polish National Credit Union Scholarship

The Polish National Credit Union would like to offer a $500 scholarship to a senior who will be enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program during the fall of 2021.  Applicants or parent/guardian must be a member of the credit union.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you need one emailed or mailed to your home address, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475.  Completed application MUST BE RETURNED to Ms. Wingate in the COUNSELING OFFICE by April 1, 2021.    EXPIRED

The Rebekah Assembly of Massachusetts Memorial Scholarship

The Rebekah Assembly of Massachusetts is again offering a $1,000 scholarship to qualified seniors who plan to further their education by attending a two or four year college program.  The application lists all the requirements for this scholarship and can be obtained in the Counseling Office or by contacting Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475 and one will be mailed to your home address.  All requirements must be met in order for an application to be considered.  Particular interest will be focused on the student’s letter, which will help give a clearer picture of the needs and goals of the applicant.  The deadline for the application is March 30, 2021.  Winners and their schools will be notified by mail.  Awards will be mailed to the winner by June 2021.   EXPIRED

Charitable and Educational Trust of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America

An invitation is being extended to members of the Senior Class to participate in the 2021 Scholarship Award Program sponsored by the Charitable and Educational Trust of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America.  A minimum of twenty scholarships at a maximum of $1,000 each will be awarded.  The award winners will be notified by June 30, 2021.  It is important to note that while some of these scholarships are reserved for the children and grandchildren of their members, there are a number of scholarships available regardless of affiliation with the Order Sons of Italy in American and as such, all are encouraged to apply.    Application are available on their website at  Please note that all five (5) items listed under section “C” of the “Scholarship Checklist” must be submitted in one envelope and postmarked NO LATER THAN APRIL 15, 2021.  Failure to provide all information above in one envelope will disqualify the applicant.

Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club Scholarship

The Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a college-bound female high school senior in Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin Counties in Massachusetts as well as Northern Connecticut. The scholarship aims to reward a well-rounded, intelligent, civic-minded senior who has participated in track or cross-country.  The Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club (PVWRC) is the first and largest all women’s running club in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.  Open to all area women, of all ages, and abilities, it is dedicated to promoting good physical health and spiritual fitness through running, education, social endeavors, and charitable ventures.  Interested young women can access the application at the club’s home page www.pvwrc and clicking on “2021 PVWRC Scholarship”.  The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2021.

E.B. Smith & C.G. Smith Scholarship

The Charles & Elizabeth Smith Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to high school graduates from Westfield, MA.  The purpose of the scholarship is to be able to assist and support one or more Westfield boy or girl during their college course of study, each student to be selected by the Principal of Westfield High School, the Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Westfield and Bank of America Trustee.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to obtain one, please contact Ms. Wingate in the WHS Counseling Office at l.wingate@schoolsofwestfield .org or at 413-572-6475 and one will be mailed home to you.  Application and all supporting documents must be emailed by March 31, 2021, to     EXPIRED

Florence J. Tryon Scholarship

The Florence J. Tryon Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to male high school seniors from Westfield, Massachusetts.  The scholarship is for the benefit of needy and deserving young men of Westfield.  Scholarship award recipients are to be selected by Bank of America Trustee, on the base of financial need and worthiness, with particular consideration to be given to such young men as may be recommended by the Superintendent of Schools, Westfield High School Principal, Westfield Technical Academy Principal, St. Mary’s High School Principal or the Director of the Westfield YMCA.  Applications are available in the High School Counseling Office.  If you are not able to obtain a copy, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475 and one will be mailed home to you.  Application and all supporting documents must be email by March 31, 2021 to   EXPIRED

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Pascal A. Deliso Scholarship

The Pascal A. Deliso Scholarship has been offered for more than forty years to graduating seniors from local high schools.  Joseph J. Deliso established a scholarship program in 1977, to memorialize his son Pascal A. Deliso, who passed away October 3, 1976, at the age of 41.  The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize, encourage and reward, in the recipient, the qualities for which Pascal A. Deliso is remembered:  love of God, love of country, love of family, a spirit of community, pride in the heritage of Italian-Americans, a willingness to work hard, and striving for excellence.   Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you need one mailed to you at home, please contact Ms. Wingate at l.wingate@schoolsofwestfield.orgApplications must be submitted by April 1, 2021.  Scholarships are a minimum of $2,000 for qualified candidates.  EXPIRED

Matthews Massachusetts Memorial Scholarship

The Matthews Memorial Scholarship was created under the will of William D. Matthews of Longmeadow, MA.  The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving MALE graduate of any public high school in Hampden County, Massachusetts (excluding the Town of Longmeadow).  Criteria for this scholarship includes;  a copy of your most current transcript, a recommendation letter from a teacher and/or counselor, a copy of your FAFSA or SAR report and a personal essay indicating your goals and any special circumstances of which we should be aware.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Please contact Ms. Wingate if you would like one sent to your home address, or at 413-572-6475.  Application and all documents must be emailed on or before March 31, 2021 to  EXPIRED

Granville – Tolland Lions Club Bertha Parker & Eddie Gogol Memorial Scholarship

The Granville – Tolland Lions Club will once again sponsor the Bertha Parker & Eddie Gogol Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors planning on attending an institution of higher education and who reside in Granville or Tolland Massachusetts.  WHS School Choice students from Tolland or Granville are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you would like a copy sent to your home address, please contact Ms. Wingate in the Counseling Office at or at 413-572-6475.  Applications and all supporting paperwork must be mailed to the below address by May 1, 2021.

Granville – Tolland Lions Club

P.O. Box 84

Granville, MA  01034

The GFWC Agawam Junior Women’s Club

The GFWC Junior Women’s Club awards scholarships to local students who will be attending a two or four year college following their high school graduation.  ANY graduating high school senior who resides in a community in which a GWFC Agawam Junior Women’s Club member resides, is planning to further his or her education in the current year, and who has focused time volunteering in the community is eligible to apply.  Current communities for the 2020-2021 scholarship include Agawam/Feeding Hills, West Springfield, Westfield, Chicopee and Northampton.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office or online at The deadline to submit an application and all supporting documents is April 1, 2021.  EXPIRED

Junior League of Greater Springfield Scholarship

The Junior League of Greater Springfield is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  Each spring, the committee selects one winning applicant to receive $1,000 per year, for up to four years of college studies totaling $4,000.  The goal is to award this scholarship to a female student who has demonstrated an above average commitment to volunteerism and service to their communities.  All young women of the Class of 2021 are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.  Full instructions, requirements, and criteria are available at  Applications and letters of recommendation must be received on or before April 29, 2021.

The “No Sweat” Scholarship

No income

No GPA requirements

No long essay

No hassle………Create a Free account on and click the “Apply Now” button.  $2,500 award scholarship could be yours, to use for any educational need.  Apply by March 31, 2021.  (Notification by May 15, 2021)  EXPIRED

The Josephine Petros Nursing Scholarship

The family of Josephine R. Petros will again sponsor their scholarship to a Westfield High School senior, in the amount of $500, who plans on attending college to pursue a career in Nursing.  This scholarship is presented in memory of Mrs. Petros, who was an advocate of higher education in all fields, but with a special interest in Nursing.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to pick one up, please contact Ms. Wingate in the Counseling Office at or at 413-572-6475 and one will be sent to your home address.  Completed application must be returned to Ms. Wingate in the WHS Counseling Office on or before May 3, 2021.

Eleanor Larabee Career Center Scholarship

The family and friends of Eleanor Larabee will again sponsor two scholarships in the amount of $250 each.  The scholarship is presented in memory of Mrs. Larabee, a dedicated staff member of Westfield High School, who deeply cared about the students at WHS and the establishment of the Reed Career Center.  This scholarship is  available to students who have utilized the Career Center either through Student Assisting, Work Study or Internship.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to pick up a copy of the scholarship, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475 and a copy will be mailed to your home address.  Completed application and essay must be returned to the Counseling Office on or before May 3, 2021.

G. Fred Ensworth Medical Scholarship

The G. Fred Ensworth Medical Scholarship is presented each year to honor a Westfield High School senior who is pursuing a medical career.  A graduate of Cornell University, Mr. Ensworth was a dedicated 39 year employee of Westfield Public Schools.  He served 24 years as a beloved math teacher and 15 years (from 1952-1967) as Principal of Westfield High School.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to pick one up, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475 and one will be mailed to your home address.  Completed applications must be submitted to the Counseling Office on or before May 3, 2021.

The Horace Smith Fund – Walter S. Barr Scholarship


Due to the pandemic and the closing of national testing sites, many students have been unable to take college entrance exams.  As a result, SAT and ACT scores are NOT required to apply for a Walter S. Barr Scholarship.  Those students in college, as well as graduating seniors, are all encouraged to apply.

Completed Scholarship and Fellowship applications must be received either electronically or be mailed to The Horace Smith Fund at 16 Union Ave., Suite 2K, Westfield, MA  01085, no later than March 15th.  Applications are available on-line at  Last year, The Horace Smith Fund awarded $297,000 in the form of 21 Scholarships and 3 Fellowships to deserving students.  Scholarships awards of $12,000 are distributed as $3,000 annually and renewable each year until graduation.  Fellowship awards of $15,000 are distributed as $5,000 annually and renewable for two additional years.  All recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 each semester.

Recipients are selected on a variety of criteria, including merit, financial need, recommendations, and community involvement.  Of greatest importance is the applicant’s personal written account of why they feel deserving of the award.  Remember, due date is March 15, 2021 - apply now.   EXPIRED

The Valley Press Club Scholarship

The Valley Press Club will be awarding scholarships of $1,000 each to students interested in print, online, photo or broadcast journalism.  This is the 57th year that the Club has provided scholarships to deserving students.  The information sheet explains the scholarship categories and provides instructions for submitting an application.  Please not that while grades and financial need are considerations, primary emphasis will be placed on a demonstrated desire to pursue a career in journalism.  Information and applications are available on the clubs website: or in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to print one out, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475, and one will be mailed to your home address.  Application deadline is April 15, 2021.

Westfield Kiwanis Club Good Citizen Awards 

The Kiwanis Club of Westfield will provide a $500 award to one student at each of the Westfield’s three high schools:  Westfield High School, Westfield Technical Academy and St. Mary’s High School, and Southwick-Tolland Regional High School.  The award is for volunteer community service to school, church, and/or community, and is not based on academics.  It is given to students in any year of high school to encourage selfless community service.  Applications are available at or in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to print out a copy of the application, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475 and a copy will be sent to your home address.  The deadline is April 15, 2021.

Brill’s Auto Scholarship

Brill’s Auto Sales & Repair is celebrating 50 years of providing excellent car sales and service with its first ever $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to Westfield High School & Westfield Technical Academy seniors who intend to further their education in their chosen field.  Applications are available online at

Deadline is May 15, 2021

Christopher A. Ostrowski Memorial Art Scholarship

The Christopher A. Ostrowski Memorial Art Scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of Christopher A. Ostrowski who died during his senior year of high school.  Christopher demonstrated an interest in an art career and appreciated the efforts of the Westfield High School Art Department for cultivating this interest.  His selection to the Massachusetts Art All State solidified his interest to pursue an art career.  It is in this context that a scholarship was established to enable others to pursue dreams similar to Christopher’s.  The Scholarship will be awarded to a student interested in continuing their education at a post-secondary level. Primary consideration will be given to students who wish to further their education in the field of art or art related fields.  Consideration will also be given to students who have taken art courses for just loving art.  Information for this scholarship is available in the Westfield High School Art Department (Mrs. West) and in the Counseling Office (Ms. Wingate).  If you are unable to obtain a copy, please notify Mrs. West at or Ms. Wingate at and one will be emailed or sent home to you.  All paperwork for this scholarship must be submitted to WHS Art Department prior to May 7, 2021.

Alexander Ronald Gearing (Class of 2016) Memorial History Scholarship

The Alexander Ronald Gearing (Class of 2016) Memorial History Scholarship will award a $1,500 scholarship to an eligible Westfield High School Senior.  This scholarship has been established to honor Alexander, a 2016 Graduate of Westfield High School.  The Gearing Family will sponsor this annual scholarship, starting this year, in honor of their beloved son and brother.  Scholarship requirements include:  1) student must have been enrolled in at least one AP History course and have earned an A- or better, and 2) student should be well rounded and involved in their community, either through sports and/or Student Council, Key Club, Debate Team, Band, Chorus, Drama Club, etc.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  If you are unable to pick one up, please contact Ms. Wingate at or at 413-572-6475 and one will be mailed to your home address.  Please return applications and all supporting documents to the Counseling Office on or before May 3, 2021.

We the Students Scholarship Essay Contest

Essay Prompt:  What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?

Answering this question requires considering each of these principles and analyzing the relationship between them.  To truly explore this question in an essay that is between 500-800 words, you will need to go beyond “dictionary definitions,” and express your understanding and reasoning about the connection between these two principles.  This reasoning involves a combination of observation, experience, and some pretty “big ideas.”  What does it take to understand them?  To build toward and maintain them?  To see them with regard to each other?  Why is this relationship important?

We encourage you to bring emotion, creativity, specific examples, and well-researched fact into what you write.  A good essay will demonstrate how equality and justice are not just abstract ideas but are part of the actions and choices of people every day.  Please visit for more information.  Deadline for entry is April 15, 2021.  1st Place: $7,500, Runners Up: 5 prizes at $1,500 each and Honorable Mentions: 8 prizes at $500 each.

Western Mass News Ray Hershel Scholarship

To enter the Ray Hershel Scholarship a parent/guardian may enter their eligible high school senior by submitting their child’s minimum 1,000-word essay explaining the importance of serving the community and how they plan to make a difference now and after graduation from college.  By signing the approval form, the entrant’s parent/guardian certifies that he/she has read the Official Rules and WGGB’s private policy and consents to all terms on behalf of the entrant.  For information and official rules visit is Sunday, April 4, 2021.   EXPIRED

Superpower Scholarship

Have you ever wondered where you’d go if you could fly around downtown?  Or maybe you daydream of secretly taking over the world.  For all those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.  Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you’ve always wanted to be.  While we can’t give you the ability to walk through walls or read minds, our Superpower Scholarship can help increase your brainpower with $2,500 to use on your education.  Submit an online written response to the question:  “Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?”  For more information visit is March 31, 2021.


Ad Club of Western Mass Scholarship

The Advertising Club of Western Massachusetts Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce a $1,000 communications scholarship will be awarded in 2021 and applications are now available.  Western Mass seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or technical school to study advertising, communications, marketing or graphic arts and will be attending in September 2021 are encouraged to apply.  The scholarship must be applied against tuition and fees at the school.  Completed scholarship applications and all supporting materials must be submitted to the Ad Club, postmarked by March 31, 2021.  Information and application is available online at     EXPIRED

All about Education Scholarship

It’s often been said that “education is the key to success.”  What doors could your educational “key” open?  It’s not cheap to get a college degree, and many college-bound students see a shut door for education.  We are here to open it again.  School can get expensive, so we want to know how winning a $3,000 All about Education Scholarship could help make a difference in your life.  Will it ease the burden of student loans?  Will it offer you the opportunity to pursue a dream?  Education can truly change a person’s life – and this scholarship just might be that first step.  Submit an online written response to the question:  “How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?”  For more information visit  Application deadline is April 30, 2021.

Future Educator Scholarship

Mrs. Prindables created the original Gourmet Caramel Apples more than 30 years ago, and now offers a variety of Carmel and Chocolate Confections, as well.  In celebration of their success, they are offering a 2021 Scholarship opportunity for current high school seniors, who plan to major in Education.  They believe that educators have the power to spark positive development in student’s lives and their futures.  All students who plan to major in Education are encouraged to apply.  Visit  Fill out the information and upload your acceptance letter.  Then respond to why you want to be an educator.  What do you believe you have to offer the students of our future?

Deadline is August 19, 2021.  The Scholarship award is to be used exclusively for school or related expenses.  A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s college or university.

Hampden County 4-H/Youth Special Fund Scholarship

The Hampden County 4-H Youth Special Fund awards scholarships to qualified post high school or college level Hampden County 4-H members or former members.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office or online at  Applications and pertinent information must be post marked or received by June 1, 2021.

Paul W. Dower Westfield Promise Award

The Westfield State Foundation, Inc. in partnership with The Westfield Promise Early College Pathway is proud to announce a new award for students who graduate from The Westfield Promise, and who are accepted to Westfield State University for the following fall term.  In addition to the established Financial Aid scholarship for Westfield Promise graduates, this new award will provide up to four graduating seniors with $2,500 per year while completing a bachelor’s degree at WSU!  Graduating seniors are encouraged to complete applications to WSU as soon as possible, as well as the scholarship application, both of which are available on WSU’s website, under the “what’s next” section.  Applications are due by April 30, 2021.  If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs. Bean at or Ryan Meersman at