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Cambridge College Scholarships

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Through the generosity of foundations, corporations, alumni and friends, Cambridge College is able to award scholarships to many deserving students each year. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of demonstrated need and are intended to reduce the loan burden that students bear.

Awards average between $1,000 and $5,000, and include the Henry Hampton Scholarship, F.B. Reed Scholarship, Anne W. Hiatt Scholars Fund, Carl F. Barron Scholarship and the Cambridge College Enrollment Scholarship. In total, over $74,000 has been awarded to students across all campuses. 

If you would like to be considered for a Cambridge College scholarship, please complete the application below.

Application deadlines for CC Scholarships

Fall term: August 1

Spring term: December 1

Summer term: May 1

Applications submitted after these dates will be reviewed for the next term’s awards.

Other Scholarships

The Norma K. Clarke Scholarship Awards

These $5,000 scholarships are presented to high school seniors and/or college freshman from the Greater Boston area who demonstrate academic responsibility, perform community service, offer a helping hand to fellow students and promote harmony among diverse groups. Applications are due February 12, 2018. Learn more and apply

Hill & Ponton Scholarship for Veterans

Four $1,000 scholarships offered to help veterans further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans. Learn more and apply.

TonaLaw Veteran's Scholarship

$1,000 awarded semi-annually for Fall and Spring semesters. Learn more and apply.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

The Mass. Office of Financial Assistance has compiled a list of resources to help students navigate the process of applying for financial aid and paying for college, including a link to Fastweb, a scholarship search program.

External Private Resources

Students may be eligible for a variety of aid programs independent of Cambridge College and the federal/state aid processes. There are many resources available to you. A number of local organizations make money available each year. Many statewide and national organizations and corporations also have funds available for students who meet their criteria.

Note: You must report all private sources of student financial aid to the Cambridge College Financial Aid Office in writing. Outside awards are considered part of your aid package and, in most cases, will be applied first to unmet financial need, then to replace loans and/or work-study.

Finding Outside Scholarships

Your local library
A trip to your local library will find many scholarship books available that contain the addresses of scholarship programs. It requires some work on your part (applications, essays, etc.), but a few hours of your time could yield valuable information and lead to additional funding for your education. Locally, The Higher Education Information Center, located in the basement of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, has numerous resources available to help you find outside aid, including a computerized database of scholarships.

The Internet 

Remember that all scholarship information is available to you free of charge! Be extremely wary of any organization or company that asks you for a “finder’s fee” or “guarantees” that they can find you aid. The above list is provided to you as a reference tool. It should not be construed as an endorsement by Cambridge College of any of the organizations listed.