Massachusetts Scholarships

Scholarships for students Massachusetts. Some scholarships specifically open to Massachusetts students, and others give preference to students in Massachusetts.

Henry David Thoreau Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry David Thoreau Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Massachusetts and are in their final year at a Massachusetts high school. Applicant must plan to enroll in college the year that the scholarship is awarded and demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2023
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Massachusetts and Washington. California, Maryland, and South Dakota deadlines has already passed, but all other states have later deadlines – see website for details.

Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers
Sponsor: TheDream.US
Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers, or bars them from attending state colleges and universities all together.

Nichols for Notes Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of Women’s Clubs of Massachusetts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to seniors in a Massachusetts high school or students who are homeschooled in Massachusetts. Applicant must plan to major in Piano, Instrument, Music Education, Music Therapy, or Voice.

Pennies for Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of Women’s Clubs of Massachusetts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to seniors attending a Massachusetts high school or students who are homeschooled in Massachusetts. Applicant must submit a personal statement and a portfolio that includes different examples of original 2D artwork in three different mediums (Oils, Acrylic, Watercolor, Photography, etc.)

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 17, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from select high schools in the following U.S. cities: Austin, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.

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