Endowed Fund Eligibility

Edward Adaskin Family Scholarship

Student who is a resident of Fall River, Swansea, Westport, or Freetown Massachusetts, and demonstrates financial need

Altrusa Club/Camilla C. Pickering Memorial Scholarship

Student who is a resident of Bristol County, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates volunteer community service

Argy Scholarship

Full-time student majoring in engineering, science or health science who demonstrates financial need, scholastic merit, with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Leonard and Ruth Baker Scholarship

Full-time student enrolled in Business Administration, who has completed 24 credit hours, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and financial need

BFI Waste Systems Scholarship

BFI employee, spouse, child, or grandchild of employee enrolled full-time at BCC with a GPA of at least 3.0 demonstrating financial need; preference given to students enrolled in the Environmental Technology Program.  If no qualified BFI applicant, open to greater Fall River, Somerset, Swansea or Westport resident, following the same documented criteria

H. M. Booth Theatre Scholarship

A full-time student with a GPA of at least 3.0, enrolled in a theatre major, if no theatre major is qualified, then award may be given to a liberal studies student following the same documented criteira

Borden-Remington Corp. Scholarship

Awarded to a spouse, child, or grandchild of an employee with two consecutive years of successful, continuous service as an employee of Borden & Remington Corp who demonstrates financial need.  If no qualified applicant, students accepted for admission into an associate degree program or enrolled in an associate degree program taking a minimum of six credits per semester are eligible  

Michael K. Bosi Memorial Scholarship

Student matriculating in journalism or communications who demonstrates scholastic merit. Preference will be given to a BMC Durfee alumnus

Zelma Braga Scholarship

General requirements, full or part-time student

Gerald M. Brown Scholarship

Greater Fall River resident, financial need, GPA 3.0

Ruth P. Brown Scholarship

Full or part-time student in the Business Program. Preference given to a female student

Kenneth M. Candeias Scholarship

To a graduating student who displays outstanding leadership and academic achievement.

Prof. C. John Capone P.E. Memorial Scholarship

Student matriculating into the engineering or environmental technology program, minimum six credits per semester, financial need and scholastic merit

Chef John J. Caressimo Scholarship

Second year student matriculating in culinary arts

John A. and Eileen F. Carr and Kathryn V. Whalen Scholarship

Nursing or elementary education student with financial need

Donna Castro RN Nursing Scholarship

Nursing student with preference given to a student with prior experience working in the health care field

Judith B. Chace Memorial Scholarship

Chace employee, spouse, child or grandchild; if no successful applicant, open to Tiverton resident or graduate of Tiverton High

Bay Coast Bank Scholarship

Student matriculating in a business-related major with a GPA of at least 3.0, enrolled in at least 6 credits, demonstrating finanical need, and is from the Greater Fall River area (Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, Westport, Tiverton, RI)

Francis J. Colaneri Scholarship

Student with financial need enrolled in the engineering program with preference given to students residing in Bristol County, MA or Rhode Island

Pamela Colaneri Dental Hygiene Scholarship

Second year Dental Hygiene student who demonstrates academic merit and financial need

Christopher M. Cordeiro Memorial Scholarship

Student taking credit or non-credit course who demonstrates financial need, with minimum GPA of 3.0

James D. Crosson Scholarship

Second year student in the Criminal Justice Program who is from the greater Fall River area, son or daughter of a policeman if possible and demonstrates scholastic merit

Charles E. Crowshaw, Jr. Memorial Award

This award is given annually to a returning Criminal Justice student for academic excellence and leadership ability

Michael T. Davis Memorial Scholarship

Second year student matriculating in Journalism communications at BCC with the intent to pursue a career in journalism who has a minimum GPA of 3.0

Dr. and Mrs. Paul P. Dunn Scholarship

Student matriculating in a health science program, financial need, minimum GPA 3.0

Johanna Duponte Occupational Therapy Assistant Scholarship

Student matriculating in OTA program, having completed first year with minimum GPA of 2.75who demonstrates professionalism, collegiality, and commitment to OTA profession

Fall River Country Club Employee Scholarship

Employee of Fall River Country Club enrolled in an associate or certificate program taking a minimum of 6 credits at BCC demonstrating financial need; if there are no qualified applicants, a BCC student enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program demonstrating financial need

Fall River Opportunity Fund

Fall River resident who demonstrates financial need

J.B. Fernandes Memorial Trust I Scholarship

Portuguese-American student who demonstrates financial need

Paul Fletcher Scholarship

Student matriculating into the arts/humanities field, taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester, financial need, scholastic merit, GPA 3.0

John G. Fonseca Memorial Scholarship

Non-traditional student, minimum GPA of 3.5, financial need

Kathy Torpey Garganta Attleboro Scholarship

Scholastic Merit and minimum GPA of 3.0. Student must have completed a minimum of 12 credits at BCC Attleboro. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a BCC Attleboro student who demonstrates financial need

Kevin J. Garganta Human Services Scholarship

Student matriculating in Human Services, minimum of 30 credits who demonstrates financial need and has a minimum GPA of 2.5

Officer Thomas J. Giunta Memorial Scholarship

Student enrolled in the Criminal Justice Degree program at BCC and has a minimum GPA of 3.0

Globe Manufacturing Scholarship

Greater Fall River resident, financial need and scholastic merit

Max and Edith Gold Scholarship

Fall River resident, GPA 3.0, financial need

Harry Gottlieb Scholarship

Accounting/business major, greater Fall River resident, financial need and scholastic merit

Nick Grossi Culinary Arts Memorial Scholarship

Student entering the 2nd year of the culinary arts program

HarborOne Credit Union Scholarship

Student enrolled at Bristol Community College who is studying predominantly at the Attleboro Campus

Bruce O. and Virginia I. Hawes Scholarship

General Requirements

Lincoln T. Hawes Scholarship

General Requirements

Hebrew Ladies Helping Hands Society Scholarship

Full-time student who demonstrates academic promise and financial need with preference given to a Jewish student with second preference to a resident of greater Fall River

Anne P. Hindle Scholarship

Student matriculating in one of the BCC allied health programs. Based on scholastic merit and financial need

Dr. Rachel V. Holland Memorial Scholarship

Student enrolled at BCC from a financially or educationally disadvantaged background. Student should exhibit a dedication to utilizing his/her education in helping others in the community

Jack P. Hudnall Memorial Scholarship

Second year student, financial need and scholastic merit

Ruth E. Hurley Nursing Scholarship

The student shall be a member of the graduating class and demonstrated superior clinical competence

Ernest Israel Scholarship

Full-time student who graduated within last five years from Durfee High School, letter of recommendation from teacher or friend required

Edwin A Jaffe Women in Technology Memorial Scholarship

Student enrolled at BCC in the CVTE Program (Formerly known as the Tech Prep Program)who demonstrates financial need

Jewish Omni Services Scholarship in Honor of Richard B. Wolfson

Nursing student demonstrates financial need and preferably an interest in entering the gerontic nursing field

Joseph and Jeanette Koppelman Scholarship

Financial need, top 30% of class

Virginia Lash Memorial Scholarship

Full-time student who demonstrates financial need.

Virginia and Harold Lash Scholarship

Full-time student, financial need, scholastic merit

Raymond J. Lavertue, Sr. Criminal Justice Scholarship

Award to be given annually to a deserving, graduating Criminal Justice student who has completed all requirements toward his/her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Candidates must have shown outstanding leadership qualities and have demonstrated a dedication to the enhancement of the Criminal Justice System as well as a high level of personal integrity

Hugh Lavery Memorial Scholarship

Student who is a resident of Fall River that demonstrates scholastic merit and financial need

John A. and Mary V. Lima Memorial Scholarship

Award given to a BCC student based on financial need that demonstrates academic merit with a GPA of at least 3.0 and is registered for at least one Portuguese course

William List Scholarship

Student who is a resident of Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, Westport, or Freetown Massachusetts that demonstrates financial need

Marie B. Maalouf Scholarship

Nursing student, financial need, scholastic merit

Senator William and Marjorie MacLean Scholarship

Full-time student who is a resident of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford or Rochester with financial need, academic achievement and interest in public service and/or leadership

Alfred J. and Marie B. Macomber Music Scholarship

Student with an interest in music with financial need and/or scholastic merit

George and Doris Magnan Memorial Scholarship

Student enrolled in the Fire Science Technology Degree Program who has completed at least 18 credits and at least 9 of those credits in Fire Science program courses at BCC with a current GPA of at least 2.5

Basil and Theresa Maravelas Memorial Scholarship

Student will be selected on the basis of finanical need without consideration of scholastic merit or academic potential 

Marie Marshall Nursing Scholarship

Nursing student who demonstrates scholastic merit and financial need

J. Robert Mello Scholarship

Student demonstrating outstanding ability and talent in the art program

Loree Moglia Mullen Memorial Dental Hygiene Scholarship

A recent/eligible high school graduate who has been accepted into the BCC Dental Hygiene Program

Mullins Family Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a nursing student enrolled at Bristol Community College who demonstrates scholastic merit and financial need

Evelyn Pacheco Nursing Scholarship

Second year student enrolled in the nursing program who demonstrates scholastic merit and financial need

Luis Rodrigues Pavao Scholarship

Full-time student with demonstrated financial need and /or scholastic merit

Pierce Foundation Scholarship

Nursing student with minimum GPA 3.0, with financial need

Richard and Doris Quirk Nursing Scholarship

Second year nursing student with financial need, minimum GPA of 3.5, and a resident of Dartmouth, New Bedford, or Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Mary Raposa Memorial Scholarship

The award shall be given to students enrolled at BCC with preference given to a members of the Espirito Santo Parish, located in Fall River, MA

Jessica M. Raposa '05 Memorial Scholarship

The award shall be given to a Graphics Art student

Rappaccini’s Retort Scholarship

Student who demonstrates scholastic merit and/or potential, financial need, and has successfully completed (with a grade of B or higher), two courses in at least two of the following three areas - language, literature, or philosophy

Rhode Island Society of Governmental Accountants & Auditors Scholarship

Student enrolled in business administration with accounting option who demonstrates financial need and scholastic merit. Priority to Rhode Island residents and additional preference if child or grandchild of SOGAA member

Jessie E. Richardson Art Scholarship

Awarded annually to an art student with a painting concentration, has completed the first year and intends to continue at the College, has exhibited ability and potential for development in painting, demonstrates financial need

Ella A. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship

Student from Greater Fall River who demonstrates financial need and/or scholastic merit

Lucy Rose Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Student entering the second year of the nursing program; demonstrated scholastic and clinical competence and has financial need. Preference to a student from Fall River, MA or Tiverton, RI

Al and Jeannine Roy Student Athlete Basketball Scholarship

A student who has been a member of the men’s and women’s basketball team for an entire season, has earned between 24 and 36 credits inclusively and has a grade point average of 3.0 or better

Dr. August I. Ryer Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Second year nursing student who demonstrates academic promise and financial need

Mary Lou Hallal Sabra Memorial Scholarship

Student who is a G.E.D. recipient enrolled in either credit or non-credit courses leading to further certification or degree

Philip and Evelyn Sacknoff Scholarship

Student demonstrating financial need and academic promise, preferably in the health sciences or computer science programs

Angela Rose Sbardella Memorial Scholarship

A resident of Fall River, demonstrates scholastic merit and financial need and who will transfer to a four year college upon completion at Bristol Community College

Jenifer E. Serpa Memorial Scholarship

To a full-time student from the Medical Laboratory Technology Program or a graduate of said program who has transferred to a similar program who demonstrates financial need and/or scholastic merit

Robert M. Sherman Scholarship

To a deserving chemistry student who demonstrates scholastic excellence in chemistry

Edward Terral Smith Memorial Scholarship

Graduating, transferring student, GPA 3.5, with 75% of credits completed at BCC, must attend graduation

Rev. Dr. Lex King Souter Memorial Scholarship

Student enrolled in the liberal arts and humanities program who demonstrates financial need and/or scholastic merit

Robert F. Stoico/FIRSTFED Foundation Scholarship

Accounting/business/business transfer student GPA 3.0, financial need

Sally Sweeney Memorial Scholarship

Full or part-time student demonstrating financial need

Truesdale Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association Scholarship

Student entering the second year of the nursing program, who has demonstrated scholastic and clinical competence and has financial need

Union Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Scholarship

Student entering the second year of the nursing program; that demonstrates outstanding clinical skills and has financial need

Elizabeth A. and Sumner James Waring, Jr. Scholarship

Full-time student at BCC who demonstrates financial need and/or scholastic merit

Watuppa Masonic Foundation Scholarship

Student who is a resident of greater Fall River and demonstrates scholastic merit and financial need

Betty M. Welch Scholarship

Business administration/accounting major, with minimum GPA 3.0

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