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City of Boston Scholarship Fund

Since 1995, the Fund has supported over 1,200 students as they pursue their education. 

The City of Boston Scholarship Fund will not accept any new applicants this year and is focused on supporting current scholarship recipients.

For current scholarship recipients, you can renew your scholarship for the 2024-2025 school year.

Update

The City of Boston Scholarship Fund will not accept any new applicants this year and is focused on supporting current scholarship recipients. Our team is continuing to explore new ways that the City can have an impact and support young people as they pursue higher education.

For other scholarship resources, we encourage you to visit our Higher Education Funding Opportunities site that lists other scholarships and our Tuition Free Community College program. Our partners at uAspire also offer many other helpful financial aid resources as well. 

If you’d like to receive updates regarding the City of Boston Scholarship Fund in the future, please register your email address with us.

Scholarship Fund Background

NUMBER OF RECIPIENTS

Since 1995, we have awarded scholarships to over 1,200 students. As of 2023, the Fund supports 75 current recipients as they pursue their education.

AWARD AMOUNT AND LENGTH

Recipients that are current college students receive up to $10,000 over the course of four years ($2,500 for each year). Continuing education students receive up to $5,000 over the course of two years ($2,500 for each year).

ELIGIBILITY

Our current scholarship recipients will remain eligible as long as they remain in good academic standing with their school. If you are a current recipient, you can renew your scholarship for the 2023-2024 school year at this link

CITY OF BOSTON SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

The committee makes the final decision on who is awarded scholarships. Over the last 30 years, we’ve given financial support to more than 1,200 residents to further their education.

SCHOLARSHIP Funding

The fund relies on generous donations from individuals, organizations, and corporations. 

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