Business Scholarships in Massachusetts

Katherine Hassan Penton, New Bedford High School Class of 1948, Scholarship Fund

Katherine Hassan Penton, New Bedford High School Class of 1948, Scholarship Fund offers an annual scholarship of at least $3,000 to a New Bedford High School graduating senior who intends to study business at a four-year accredited college or university. Selection will be based upon 50% financial need and 50% academics.

Louis M. Rusitzky Scholarship Fund

The scholarship offers annual funds of at least $2,000 to a graduating senior at New Bedford High School. Recipients must attend an accredited four-year college or university and major in an area of business studies. The scholarship is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative grade point average of B or better. The criterion for selection will be weighted 50% on financial need, 50% on academics.

Samuel and Solomon Rusitzky Entrepreneurial Education

The scholarship seeks to support area workers majoring in an area of business or in higher education related to their employment attending Bristol Community College. Scholarships range up to $1,000.

Luther B. Bowman Scholarship

Luther B. Bowman Scholarship awards scholarships to Westport High School graduates to attend a two- or four-year college, business school, trade school, secretarial school or a technical school. The scholarship recipients will be selected by the Westport School Committee. Awards range from $500 to $3,600.

The Stephen J. Sweeney Scholarship Program

This scholarship was established to honor, preserve and extend the legacy of Stephen J. Sweeney, the former chairman and CEO of the Boston Edison Company. The scholarship funds offer up to $2700 for 3 students who have shown academic success. Eligible students are those who answer to the following criteria: have participated in school activities or community service, are graduates of a Boston public high school (Admissions Guaranteed Program [AGP] preferred), are in need of financial assistance, are entering as freshmen.
Application requirements include: having a completed application form, a valid FAFSA with information released to UMass Boston, two letters of recommendation and an autobiographical essay.

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