This scholarship was established by Zelma Braga who was in the first cohort of Foundation Board of Directors.  Zelma was the first person to establish a trust department at Baycoast Bank and was instrumental in establishing several planned gifts to the Bristol Community College Foundation.  To qualify for this scholarship, the full or part-time student must demonstrate financial need. 

Spring Merit Scholarship**


GPA Minimum


Geographic Focus


**Spring Merit Scholarships are not applied for. Students are recommended for these awards by their professor based on academic merit. Students earning Merit Scholarships are recognized during the May Student Awards Night.

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