Scholarships in Boston

Edwards Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a permanent home address in the city of Boston proper (Allston, Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Forest Hills, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury) and be under age 25. Applicant may attend any accreditted college or university, but their permanent address must remain in Boston. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic ability, and character. Preference is given to undergraduate applicants.

City of Boston Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: January 25

Applicant must be a resident of the city of Boston. Preference is given to students with high academic achievement.

Boston Public High School Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must be have graduated from a Boston public high school and be in the top 10% of their class. Applicant must be nominated by a high school guidance counselor or headmaster.

Simmons Boston Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must graduate from a Boston public high school.

Maria Stewart Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a resident of Boston who graduated from the Boston Public School System.

Urban Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a student graduating from a public high school in the Massachusetts cities of Boston, Brockton, Cambridge, Chelsea, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, or Somerville.

The Princeton Prize

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a high school student who has been actively involved in volunteer work that has had a significant impact on race relations. Two applications required; one from applicant, one from applicant's supporter.

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Merit Scholarship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming student at the New England School of Law with exceptional academic promise. No separate application. All students are considered upon admission.