A number of scholarships are available to MCC students planning to transfer from MCC
to bachelor’s degree programs. Questions about these external transfer scholarships
should be directed to Jane Fain, Transfer Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-656-3266.
Applications for the MassMutual Scholars Program are open until March 31, 2016 at
5:30 p.m. EST
- Open to students of all majors.
- Will be entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.
- Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2016–2017 academic year.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Preference will be given to students who demonstrate:
- An interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.
- Leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.
- Must complete and submit for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
- Must show proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (if selected).
- A total of $150,000 in scholarships will be awarded for the 2016–2017 school year.
- Selected students attending accredited 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities will be awarded $2,500 or $5,000 respectively.
Each year the New England Transfer Association awards several $1,000 scholarships to students transferring from NETA affiliated community colleges to NETA affiliated Baccalaureate institutions.
- Must be slated to receive an Associate’s degree by the end of the summer 2015 term.
- Plans to transfer to a NETA-affiliated, four-year institution beginning in fall 2015.
- Demonstrates consistent academic performance with a minimum 3.25 cumulative grade point average.
- Has successfully completed a minimum of 30 semester credit hours at MCC at the time of application.
UMass Amherst is doubling the number of scholarships available to MassTransfer admits for the 2015-16 academic
year. In the past, they have awarded 15 Academic Honors Scholarships and 15 Community
Scholarships. They are now adding 30 Honors to Honors Scholarships, for students
who qualify for and plan to participate in Commonwealth Honors College at UMass Amherst.
Many factors will be considered in awarding this scholarship, including current participation
in a community college CHP (if one is available) and financial need. Please click on the link above for additional information and application.
The UMASS BOSTON Foster Furcolo Scholarship was established to honor Foster Furcolo who served as governor of Massachusetts from 1957 to 1960. He was instrumental in the creation of the system of public community colleges in the Commonwealth.
This is a two-year scholarship covering tuition and most mandatory fees to one graduate of each public community college in Massachusetts.
The attached application and the required documents listed in it should be sent to a Transfer Counselor located in the Academic Career & Transfer Center in either the Bedford or Lowell by March 25, 2015.
Eligibility requirements are listed on the application form.
- Eligible students are those who are graduating from a two-year college (public or private)
- 3.5 or better Grade Point Average
- Associate Degree completed by the fall semester of their matriculation
- Scholarship is renewable for up to six semesters as long as students complete 18 credits a year and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average
- Application for admissions and subsequent acceptance to UMD will automatically allow students to be considered. Recipients are selected by an Admissions Committee.
UMass Lowell is proud to award the UMass Lowell Transfer Scholarship, an In-State scholarship, to a select number of the most academically qualified admitted transfer students from within the state of Massachusetts.
- In-State residency required
- Minimum GPA of 3.00
- 15 earned transfer credits
- Application not required
Renewal criteria: 3.0 GPA; full-time status; maximum six semesters
Charter Oak Transfer Scholarship for Community College Graduates
Amount of award: $1,000 Community College Transfer Scholarship Application (PDF)
- Demonstrated interest and success in online learning
- Completion of 6 or more credits through online courses
- Accepted at Charter Oak State College - application and credentials on file
- Overall grade point average: 2.7
- Nominated by an instructor, counselor or administrator at the attending community college
- Provide a short essay on the benefits of online learning
- Salem State Academic Transfer Scholarship
- Boston University Metropolitan College, Scholarship for Community College Graduates
- Clark University
- College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
- Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
- Lesley University
- Lynn University
- Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
- Northeastern University College of Professional Studies
- Plymouth State University
- Rivier College
- Southern New Hampshire University
- University of New Hampshire - Manchester
- University of Phoenix
- Verena Stair Memorial Scholarship
- Western New England University