College Scholarships

Bishop Connolly continually updates college scholarship opportunities throughout the school year. Please check back frequently for new listings.

  • St. Anne's Credit Union Scholarship — 1/29/21

    St. Anne’s Credit Union Scholarship

    St. Anne’s Credit Union has announced the 2021 scholarship program. This year, they will award eleven $2,000 scholarships to area college-bound high school seniors. Please download the application here. For additional information about the scholarship program, including eligibility criteria, visit https://www.stannes.com/Scholarships .

    Deadline is January 29, 2021.

  • Henry David Thoreau Scholarship — 2/1/21

    Henry David Thoreau Scholarship

    The Henry David Thoreau Foundation seeks to identify and support outstanding young leaders from Massachusetts who are committed to safeguarding the environmental welfare of future generations. For additional information about the scholarship, download the flier here. Visit  www.thoreauscholar.org for the scholarship application.

    Deadline is February 1, 2021.

  • Yawkey Scholars Program — 2/12/21

    The Yawkey Scholars program

    The Yawkey Scholars program is designed to make college affordable for talented, motivated, low-income high school seniors from Massachusetts and Georgetown County, South Carolina who are among the first generation in their family to complete a bachelor’s degree. It provides a four-year renewable tuition scholarship ($35,000 in Massachusetts and $15,000 in South Carolina per year) and other supports to help students achieve academically and go on to be successful and highly productive members of our community. Since 2005, the Yawkey Scholars Program has provided more than $13 million in tuition supports to more than 300 Scholars as they pursue a college education.

    To be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, the student must:

    • be a U.S. citizen and permanent resident of Massachusetts
    • plan to attend a private, competitive college in Massachusetts
    • have a family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $125,000 or less and/or an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $25,000 or less
    • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (unweighted)
    • be among the first generation in their immediate family to complete a 4-year college/university degree

    For additional information about this opportunity, download the flier here. You may also visit the website at https://yawkeyfoundation.org/how-we-give/yawkey-scholars-program/

    Deadline is Friday, February 12, 2021 by 5 pm.

  • Red Pine Scholars Program — 2/15/21

    Red Pine Scholars Program

    The Red Pine Scholars Program is dedicated to making college affordable for Massachusetts families and helping students reach their full potential. Red Pine supports high school seniors and recent graduates from Massachusetts who have demonstrated academic excellence and are planning to attend competitive colleges as freshmen. If accepted into the program, student receive a four-year scholarship of up to $20,000 annually, plus individual mentoring and funding for enrichment opportunities.

    Additional information including the application can be found on the Red Pine Scholars website

    Deadline is February 15, 2021.

  • Fundacao Faialense Scholarship — 2/28/21

    Fundacao Faialense

    Fundacao Faialense has opened its 2021 scholarship application. Winners are selected on the basis of academic record, personal qualifications, financial need and other credentials submitted by or on behalf of each applicant. This scholarship opportunity is open to all graduating Connolly seniors.

    For a complete list of requirements and the application, visit the Fundacao Faialense website.

    Deadline: Application with documentation must be received by mail, postmarked by February 28, 2021.

  • Rockland Trust Scholarship — 3/15/21

    Rockland Trust Scholarship

    Rockland Trust will award eleven (11) $2,500 scholarships to students who reside within Rockland Trust’s service area, which includes cities and towns in Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester Counties.

    Students should apply using the Rockland Trust Scholarship application available online at https://www.rocklandtrust.com/scholarship. All applicants must meet criteria outlined in the Rockland Trust Scholarship guidelines, which you may download here.

    Deadline is March 15, 2021.

  • MA Association of Insurance Women Scholarship — 3/31/21

    MA Association of Insurance Women Scholarship

    The MAIW is seeking to award one $1,000 scholarship available to qualifying students. All graduating seniors applying for enrollment to a four-year institution and live in or attend high school in Bristol County are eligible. Download additional information and the application here.

    Deadline is March 31, 2021.

  • First Citizens' Charitable Foundation Scholarships — 4/1/21

    First Citizens’ Charitable Foundation Scholarship

    First Citizens will be offering three (3) $5,000 First Citizens’ Charitable Foundation Scholarships and one $1,000 Barbara Whitehead Silva Scholarship in honor of Mrs. Barbara Silva, former President/CEO of First Citizens.

    Applications are available online at www.firstcitizens.org. For additional information about this opportunity, download the flier here.

    Deadline is April 1, 2021.

  • BayCoast Bank — 4/2/21

    BayCoast Bank

    BayCoast Bank has partnered with 98.5 the Sports Hub and New England wide receiver N’Keal Harry for “Catches for College” to highlight their commitment to education. With “Catches for College,” for every catch New England made on offense, a $50 donation was added into a scholarship fund to help young adults pay for higher education. BayCoast Bank and “Catches for College” are excited to offer twenty $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors continuing their education.

    To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be a graduating high school senior who is pursuing higher education at a two- or four-year college program or technical school. They must reside in one of the following communities: Attleboro, Berkley, Dartmouth, Dighton, Fairhaven, Fall River, Foxborough, New Bedford, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, or Westport of Massachusetts or Cranston, Little Compton, or Tiverton of Rhode Island.

    For more information, please see the application and instructions. Applications should be emailed to community@baycoastbank.com.

    Deadline is April 2.

  • Somerset Lions Club Scholarship — 5/14/21

    Somerset Lions Club Scholarship

    The Somerset Lions Club offers two scholarships up to $2,000 each to a graduating high school senior. The student must be a Somerset resident. Download the application here.

    Deadline is May 14, 2021.

  • Scholarship Opportunities for Fall River Residents

    Fall River Chapter of Dollars for Scholars

    If you are a Fall River resident, be sure to register for the CFC of Fall River chapter of Dollars for Scholars for your opportunity to learn about and apply for an array of scholarship opportunities. Visit the FR Dollars for Scholars website to create your account, complete your profile, and start applying for more scholarship opportunities.