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 — Deadline extended to 1/25/19

    St. Anne’s Credit Union Scholarship

    Eligible students must be college-bound, graduating seniors who are members of or children of members of St. Anne’s Credit Union. Applications will be judged based on academics, financial need, extracurricular activities and community service.

    Additional information and application: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/SACU-Scholarship-2019.pdf

    Deadline extended to January 25, 2019.

  • Henry David Thoreau Scholarship — 2/1/19

    Henry David Thoreau Scholarship

    The Henry David Thoreau Foundation selects Massachusetts high school seniors interested in environmental studies to receive up to $20,000 for tuition to the college of their choice.

    To apply for the Henry David Thoreau Scholarship you must:

    • Reside in Massachusetts and be in your final year at a Massachusetts high school
    • Plan to enroll in college the year that the Thoreau scholarship is awarded (2019)
    • Demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field

    Additional information can be found on the foundation’s website at  www.thoreauscholar.org.

    Deadline is February 1, 2019.

  • Yawkey Scholars Program — 2/15/19

    Yawkey Scholars Program

    The Yawkey Scholars Program is a need-based scholarship program that gives preference to students who have had a significant, meaningful experience through participation in a mentoring program or ongoing mentoring relationship during high school. Since 2005, the Yawkey Scholars Program has provided more than $11 million in tuition support to 298 scholars as they pursue a higher education. The Yawkey Foundations are extremely proud to support this promising group of young adults.

    Eligible students must:

    • be a U.S. citizen and permanent resident of Massachusetts
    • have a private, competitive college in Massachusetts among your top four college choices
    • have someone in your life who you consider a mentor
    • have a family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $75,000 or less and/or an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $6,000 or less

    To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and to apply, go to the Yawkey Scholars website.

    Deadline is 12:00 (noon) on February 15, 2019.

  • The Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Scholarship — 3/16/19

    The Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

    The Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation will award six $500 scholarships to members of the Class of 2019 who attend high school in Fall River, New Bedford, Dighton, Rochester, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Westport, Freetown and Lakeville. Eligible students must be college-bound, graduating seniors who are planning to attend an accredited university and pursue studies in the Engineering, Computer Science, Medical/Nursing or Social Services field. Please see Mr. Frost with questions or to obtain supporting documents.

    Application: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/SVMSF-Scholarship-Letter-and-Application-2019.pdf

    Completed applications must be RECEIVED BY March 16.

  • The Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial Hospital Health Career Scholarship — 4/1/19

    The Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial Hospital Health Career Scholarship

    The Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial Hospital is offering five $1,000 scholarships to high-ranking seniors intending to major and pursue a career in the healthcare field. Please see Mr. Frost with questions and to obtain supporting documentation.

    Application: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/Charlton-Scholarship.pdf

    Deadline is April 1, 2019.

  • Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund — 4/3/19

    Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

    The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, the community or at home), a consistent history of part-time work, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achievement future goals, and leadership qualities.

    Additionally, eligible students must be college-bound high school seniors who have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and who can demonstrate financial need and a history of part-time employment. You will also need to provide your FAFSA Student Aid Report.

    Visit www.phillips-scholarship.org for additional information and to apply.

    Regular application deadline is Noon on May 1, 2019.
    Early response application deadline is noon on April 3, 2019.