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Transfer Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year to each of approximately 75 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

A review panel of distinguished university faculty and admissions professionals judge the applicants using criteria including achievement and academic ability, financial need, resilience, leadership, self-confidence, and desire to help others.

Click here to find out more about this generous scholarship.


All USA Academic Team
BCC nominates two students to the All-USA Academic Team for Community, Technical and Junior Colleges. From the nominations received, 20 first, second and third team members will be selected. First Team members will receive a $2,500 cash stipend and will be recognized during the Phi Theta Kappa Presidents' breakfast at the AACC National Conference, and will be featured in USA Today. BCC nominees will be eligible for $500 BCC Foundation scholarships and are eligible for Phi Theta Kappa Internship programs. Click here for the requirements, instructions, due date and application.


UMass Amherst Community College Scholarship

UMass Amherst invites students who graduate from BCC in December  and plan to transfer to UMA in January to apply for a $2,500 per year scholarship. Candidates for this scholarship must:

  • Be graduating with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5 and at least 54 transferable credits.
  • Have completed at least 45 credits at a Massachusetts community college.
  • Complete the transfer process to UMass Amherst.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Plan to enroll in the Day Division of the University Click here to download the UMA Transfer Scholarship Application.
  • Submit the application to Beth Vezina in BCC's Transfer Office.


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 at: Tansfer Agreements. 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
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. Download the information here: Eastern Nazarene College Bachelor of Arts - Management. For more information please contact Dawn Campbell


Roger Williams University Guaranteed Scholarships
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

*Students must enroll as full-time, day students at RWU to be eligible. 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 Bryant College 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.


Anna Maria College Transfer Scholarships

Anna Maria College awards transfer merit scholarships based on GPA:

GPA Merit Scholarship

3.5 – 4.0 $15,000
3.0 – 3.49 $10,000
2.5 – 2.99 $7,500
2.0 - 2.49 $5,000

Contact Colleen DiGiovanni,, for more information on scholarships and transfer admission.


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

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - $10,000 Up to 10 merit-based scholarships to students transferring to Clark from two-year colleges. Applicants must:

  • Be members of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Be transferring with a minimum of 45 credits
  • Be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Meet all admissions and supporting credentials deadlines

Phi Theta Kappa All-USA Academic Scholarship - $15,000 Up to four merit-based scholarships to students transferring to Clark from two-year colleges who have been nominated to the Phi theta Kappa/All-USA Academic Team. Applicants must:

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.7.
  • Be transferring to Clark with an associate’s degree or a minimum of 60 credits.
  • Be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Meet all admissions and supporting credentials deadlines.

Transfer Leadership Scholarship - $7000 Awarded to students who are transferring from either a two-year or four-year institution. Applicants must:

  • Have demonstrated leadership at their institution, place of employment, or community organization.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 while carrying a full course load in a challenging curriculum.
  • Be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Meet all admissions and supporting credentials deadlines.


Phi Theta Kappa/Boston University Scholarship

This 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, half-tuition 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. Please share these forms with your chapter members. Each chapter may nominate two outstanding students. The submission deadline for the application and all supporting credentials is March 15, 2013. For more information on how to apply, interested students can visit their website.


Guaranteed Transfer Scholarship at Lesley University and The Art Institute of Boston
Lesley's Community College Scholarship is an $8000 award, guaranteed and renewable for a second year, for a total value of $16,000. The scholarship will be awarded to 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 College.
Additional Information is available on the following websites:
For AIB:
For Lesley University:

Northeastern Scholarship Website
Many of our partners expressed the need for more scholarship opportunities for their students interested in transferring to CPS. 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. Our next scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2013 so please inform your students of these scholarships:


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
UMass Lowell 
All UMass Campuses
University of Rhode Island


Other Scholarship Opportunities


Contact Details

Transfer Affairs
Fall River Campus
Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2234
Location: G211

Event Calendar

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 04:00:00 GMT

On the Road Again-Transfer Appointments in Attleboro (9/24/2014)


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On the Road Again-Transfer Appointments in New Bedford (9/24/2014)


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On the Road Again-Transfer Appointments in New Bedford (10/15/2014)


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Bryant University Transfer Appointments (Cancelled) (10/20/2014)


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