Transfer Scholarships

cap and moneyA 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,, 978-656-3266.

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New England Transfer Association Scholarship

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. Application is due on March 17, 2017. Review application form for more information.

Student Qualifications:

  • Must be slated to receive an Associate’s degree by the end of the summer 2017 term.
  • Plans to transfer to a NETA-affiliated, four-year institution beginning in fall 2017.
  • 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

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UMASS Amherst MassTransfer Scholarships

Please click on the link above for additional information and application.

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UMASS Boston Foster Furcolo Scholarship

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. Application is due on April 14, 2017. Review application form for more information.

Eligibility requirements are listed on the application form.

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UMASS Dartmouth Chancellor’s Transfer Merit Scholarship


  • 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.
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UMass Lowell Transfer Scholarship

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.

Award: $2,500

  • In-State residency required
  • At least 24 earned transfer credits from the most recent institution to be considered
  • Application not required, recipients are chosen based on academic strength of applicant pool and fund availability at the time of admission
  • Award amount is prorated for part-time students

Renewal criteria: 3.0 GPA; maximum eight semesters

Additional information on UMass Lowell Scholarship opportunities

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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

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Additional Scholarships 


For further information on transfer scholarships, contact Jane G. Fain, Transfer Counselor, by phone at (978) 656-3266 or email her at


Last Modified: 5/4/17