Admissions & Financial Aid

Scholarships for Transfer Students

Ali Taqi, Foster Furcolo Scholarship recipient, in Campus Center on 1st floor

"The scholarship made all the difference. I could afford to come here, and my credits transferred easily." -Ali Taqi, recipient of the Foster Furcolo Scholarship

UMass Boston offers merit scholarships to qualified transfer students.

In addition to the Foster Furcolo Scholarship (see below), transfer students from Massachusetts are automatically considered for the Chancellor’s Scholarship (which fully covers tuition and fees); however, funds and available number of awards are limited.

 

Transfer Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is for up to $2,000 and is potentially renewable for a second year.

In order to apply, students must be beginning in the fall semester and complete the application form.

The deadline for the form is June 15th (late applications cannot be considered).

*Please note the application form below may not be compatible with Firefox

Application Form

 

The Foster Furcolo Scholarship Program

Awards two-year scholarships covering tuition and most mandatory fees to one graduate of each public community college in Massachusetts.

Established to honor Foster Furcolo, who served as governor of Massachusetts from 1957 to 1960. He was instrumental in the creation of the system of public community colleges in the Commonwealth .

Nomination Procedure

Eligibility

Deadline: May 1st

 

The Osher Reentry Scholarship

Awarded to newly entering UMass Boston students who are returning to college after an interruption in study of five years. This five year timeframe need not be consecutive. Osher Reentry Scholars will receive up to a $5,000.00 per year scholarship. The scholarship is potentially renewable.

Eligibility

To Apply

Deadlines:

December 1st, 2016 for students entering in spring 2017
August 1st, 2017 for students entering in fall 2017

 

Massachusetts Advantage Plus Program (MAPP)

Eligible MassTransfer students receive a tuition credit, up to $1,714, when they enroll at UMass Boston. The scholarship is renewable for up to four semesters.

Eligibility

For more information visit the MassTransfer website.