Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Transfer Scholarships

Click on the name of the scholarship in the table below to download the application.

Scholarship Amount Requirements/Comments* Deadline
Bridgewater State University Presidential Scholarship One Full Tuition & Fees Scholarship (4 semesters) • G.P.A. > 3.5
• Plan to enroll in Fall 2014
• Day or Evening
• Completed associate's degree by August 2014
• Must apply for admission to BSU
• Must apply for financial aid at BSU
• Must be a U.S. Citizen and Mass. Resident
March 12, 2014
Bridgewater State University Transitions Scholarship Four $1000 Scholarships •G.P.A. > 3.0
•Plan to enroll in Fall 2014
•Day or Evening
•Completed associate's degree by August 2014
•Must apply for admission to BSU
•Must qualify for financial aid at BSU
•Must be a U.S. Citizen and Mass. Resident
•Part-time students are eligible
March 12, 2014
New England Transfer Association $1000 • G.P.A. > 3.25
•Must be eligible to receive an associate's degree by the end of August 2014
•Must have successfully completed 30 credits at nominating institution (BCC) by  the time of the application
•Plan to attend a regionally accredited, NETA-affiliated, four-year  institution (most New England colleges and universities) full-time in fall 2014
March 12, 2014
UMass Amherst $2500-5000 per year • G.P.A. > 3.5
• Award is pro-rated for part-time students
• Priority given to MassTransfer Students
• U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
• Must have at least 57 transferable credits and an associate's degree by August 31, 2014 (45 credits must be earned at a MA Community College)
• Must plan to attend UMA during the day in fall 2014
• Must complete the admission process
March 12, 2014
UMass Boston Foster Furculo Tuition & Most Fees for 2 years • G.P.A. > 3.5
•Must graduate from your community college in spring proceeding fall entrance at UMB and must be eligible to receive an associate's degree by the end of June 2014
• U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen and Massachusetts Resident
• Must apply for admission to UMB
• Must complete application process for financial aid at UMB

*Only first time, full-time students enrolling for fall semester immediatley following graduation from the community college are eligible. Students who have attended UMASS Boston in the past DO NOT qualify
March 12, 2014
UMass Dartmouth
For more information, contact Darcy Stevens at 508-999-8613 or
Up to $5000 per year depending on GPA Eligible students are those who are graduating from a two-year college (public or private). Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or better and have completed their associate degree program before matriculating at UMD. The scholarships are renewable for up to four semesters if students complete 18 credits a year and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Application for admission and subsequent acceptance to UMD will automatically allow students to be considered. Consideration given to students who apply for fall admission by March 1, 2014. Recipients are selected by UMD’s Admissions Committee. For more information, contact Darcy Stevens at 508-999-8613 or

*Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are for students who will graduate from BCC in June or August 2014 and plan to attend a four-year institution full-time during the day in the fall of 2014.

Award amounts and criteria are subject to change. Check this site for updated information.

New! Scholarships for Future Teachers

The mission of the National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs is to promote the community college role in the recruitment, preparation, retention, and renewal of diverse early childhood and K-12 teachers and to advance quality teacher education programs in the community college. To further this mission, NACCTEP is proud to offer two $1,000 scholarships to students at member colleges who are studying to become teachers. Click here for more information.

Eastern Nazarene College Scholarship for Social Work Majors

Students who graduate from BCC’s Human Services program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher can take advantage of a new articulation agreement between Eastern Nazarene College and Bristol Community College. You can view the agreement on the Transfer Affairs website at In addition, students are automatically awarded merit scholarships with the following GPA’s.

3.50+   $12,500
3.25+   $10,000
3.00+   $7,500
2.50+   $5,000

Students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa will receive an additional $2,500.  Human Services graduates will also have the opportunity to apply for one of four Social Work Scholarships in the amount of $2,500.  This means it is possible for a Human Services graduate with a 3.5 GPA who is a member of PTK and who wins one of the four Social Work scholarships to be awarded a merit scholarship package of $17,500!

For more information please contact:

Jennie Boysen
Enrollment Counselor
617-745-3992 Fax

Eastern Nazarene College
23 East Elm Ave
Quincy MA, 02170-2999

Eastern Nazarene College Scholarship for Management Majors

ENC offers generous tuition discounts and scholarships to BCC students and staff enrolled in their bachelor of arts degree in Management. Classes are held on BCC’s Fall River campus and students with an associate’s degree from BCC in ANY program are eligible. Classes meet one night a week and students can finish the degree in 24 months. ENC also offers a Master of Science in Management degree at BCC.  Click here to view the agreement. For more information please contact Dawn Campbell

Roger Williams University provides merit scholarships to students who are enrolled in a BCC transfer program and graduate from BCC with the criteria listed below. These scholarships are not dependent on financial aid eligibility.

Criteria                                                  Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa Membership                 $10,000
GPA of 3.60 or greater                            $10,000
GPA = 3.30-3.59                                    $8,000
GPA = 3.00-3.29                                    $6,000

*Scholarships are granted for 2 years maximum. To retain eligibility at RWU students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 for the $10,000 scholarships and 3.0 for other scholarships.

Guaranteed Scholarships from Bryant University

Bryant University has expanded their scholarship support to outstanding BCC transfer students. They will guarantee three $12,000 academic scholarships to students enrolled full time in the following BCC programs:

  • One scholarship to a student in the Presidential Scholars Program
  • Two scholarships to students enrolled in the Communication Transfer Program, Business Administration Transfer Program or the Computer Information Systems Transfer Program

    Eligibility Requirements

  • acceptance to Bryant University as a full-time student
  • completion of an associate’s degree in one of the three BCC/Bryant articulation agreement programs
  • recent graduate from BCC with a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • enrolled as a full-time student while at BCC
  • There is no scholarship application. Winners will be selected from eligible applicants to Bryant University

    Transfer Scholarships from Clark University
    Clark University, located in Worcester, Ma, offers several scholarships to transfer students. No separate application is required; all applicants who meet the criteria and apply for admission to Clark are considered. These scholarships are based solely on merit, but students may also apply for financial aid through the financial aid office at Clark. More information about transfer scholarships at Clark can be found at

    Next Step to Emerson Transfer Scholarship
    Emerson College awards half-tuition scholarships valued at more than $15,000 to high-achieving transfer students who plan to transfer to Emerson in fall 2014. The scholarships are renewable for a second year.

    Eligibility Requirements

    ·          Students must have at least a 3.2 GPA

    ·          Students must have an associate’s degree from an eligible community college. BCC students are eligible.

    ·         Students must enroll full-time at Emerson and complete their Emerson degree in five or fewer semesters

    ·         Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while at Emerson to continue to receive the scholarship

    ·          Next Step Transfer Scholarship Application  

    ·          Deadline April 1, 2014
    Emerson College Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

    To be considered eligible, students must earn an Associate’s Degree from an accredited community college and be an official member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). Students must have a 3.5 GPA to apply and complete the PTK scholarship application and submit a 300-word essay along with a counselor recommendation prior to April 2. This scholarship is limited to fall term enrollment and students must apply for transfer admission by March 15. Students who apply for this scholarship must plan to enroll full-time at Emerson College and complete their degree in five or fewer semesters. To continue to receive this scholarship, a 3.0 GPA must be maintained. Also, if a student is awarded a Next Step Emerson scholarship, they cannot be considered for a PTK scholarship.

    Emerson College Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application;  

    Phi Theta Kappa/Boston University Scholarship
    The scholarship was established through the efforts of Phi Theta Kappa members to recognize outstanding academic and leadership achievements among students seeking to transfer to Boston University. Up to five scholarship recipients, chosen from among students nominated by Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisors nationwide, will each receive a renewable $20,000 scholarship award from Boston University. Nominees must be prepared to enter their program of admission as juniors, and a minimum of 60 transferable credits is required.

    Scholarship forms are available on our website. The submission deadline for the application and all supporting credentials is March 1, 2014. If you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship, contact Ann Ibara at or 508-678-2811, ext. 2236 by February 18, 2014.

    Guaranteed Transfer Scholarship at Lesley University and The Art Institute of Boston
    The scholarship is for Bristol Community College graduates who apply, are admitted and enroll in either one of Lesley's undergraduate colleges-The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) or Lesley University.
    Additional Information is available on the following websites:
                   For AIB:
                   For Lesley University:

    Northeastern University College of Professional Studies (NUCPS) Scholarship Website

    Many of our partners expressed the need for more scholarship opportunities for their students interested in transferring to NUCPS. We heard you, and we are happy to announce not only many new scholarships, but also a new Scholarships webpage to make these scholarships more accessible to you and your students. For more information please visit

    Scholarship for Women

    Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education, Inc. is offering $1000 scholarships  for deserving women students attending Massachusetts public higher education institutions including community colleges. For more information about the scholarship and an application, click here and select Student Scholarships. The deadline for application submission is February 21, 2014

    Links to Other Merit-Based Scholarships
    Some four-year institutions award scholarships to students based on their academic or other achievements. Click on the links below for more information:

    Rhode Island College
    Roger Williams University
    UMASS Amherst

    UMASS Boston
    UMASS Dartmouth

    All UMASS Campuses
    University of Rhode Island

    Other Scholarship Opportunities
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