Our Opportunities

Please Note: The scholarship cycle will be opening on February 1, 2024 and will close on March 15, 2024. Funding applied for during this cycle will be for the 2024 – 2025 school year.

Remember students apply a year ahead of time. Please see below:

~Scholarships that state recipients must be sophomores > current freshman planning to be sophomores in the fall will apply or first semester sophomores planning to be second semester sophomores in the fall will apply.

~Scholarships that state recipients must be juniors > current sophomores planning to be juniors in the fall will apply or first semester juniors planning to be second semester juniors in the fall will apply.

~Scholarships that state recipients must be seniors > current juniors planning to be seniors in the fall will apply or first semester seniors planning to be second semester seniors in the fall will apply or current seniors planning on completing a 5th year will apply.

~Graduating seniors will only be eligible to apply for scholarships that specify in the criteria/description that the scholarship is to be given to a graduating senior.

~All graduate students (master’s level) are eligible to apply for scholarships.



If you are an undergraduate and wish to be considered for scholarships with a financial need component you MUST fill out your FAFSA by visiting https://studentaid.gov/ Your FAFSA must be completed by the scholarship application deadline in order to be considered for scholarships with a financial need component.



Applicants Please Note: The number and award amount of the scholarships listed are for general purposes only and should not be considered a guarantee of what you will receive if selected. Actual award amounts vary based on students’ individual eligibility, funds available, and other factors.


References and Reviewers Please Note: References and Reviewers affiliated with BSU are now able to log-in with their BSU Credentials! Please log-in via the applicants and administrators tab with your BSU Credentials to complete your reference/reviews.

This database provides information on many BSU scholarships and awards offered by the BSU Alumni Association, Foundation, and academic departments. The scholarships and awards included in this database are available to students who are currently enrolled at BSU.

If you have any questions please contact the Financial Aid Office at 508.531.1341.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$5,300.00 Dr. Darrell R. Lund '60 Fund for Financial Aid
Income from the Dr. Darrell R. Lund ’60 Fund for Financial Aid will be...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Dr. Edmund J. Haughey Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Edmund J. Haughey Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,600.00 Dr. Elsie K. Brainard, '57 Scholarship
Dr. Elsie K. Brainard, ’57 Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate...
Deadline03/15/2024
$400.00 Dr. Frederick A. Meier Secondary Education Scholarship
The Dr. Frederick A. Meier Secondary Education Scholarship is presented...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,600.00 Dr. George A. Weygand Scholarship
Named in honor of Dr. George A. Weygand, a member of the faculty and...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,000.00 Dr. George F. Aherne '27 and Charles F. Aherne '34 Scholarship
The Dr. George F. Aherne ’27 and Charles F. Aherne ’34 Scholarship is...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,200.00 Dr. Glenn W. Cook Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Glenn W. Cook Memorial Scholarship, named in honor of Dr. Glenn W....
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,250.00 Dr. Guy C. Clifford Scholarship Fund
The Political Science faculty will award the Dr. Guy C. Clifford...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,200.00 Dr. Harold G. Ridlon Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Harold G. Ridlon Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 by...
Deadline03/15/2024
$900.00 Dr. Henry Rosen Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Henry Rosen Memorial Scholarship is presented to a junior or...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,200.00 Dr. Henry, '58, and Rosemary Daley Chemistry Scholarship
The Dr. Henry, ’58, and Rosemary Daley Chemistry Scholarship is awarded...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,000.00 Dr. Madhu N. Rao Endowed Award Fund
The Dr. Madhu N. Rao Endowed Award was established to extend a helping...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,700.00 Dr. Marilyn Christian Federico, '57, Scholarship
Established by Dr. Marilyn Christian Federico, ’57, and Cmdr. Charles D....
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,600.00 Dr. Marilyn White Barry, '58, Graduate Award for Academic Excellence
The Dr. Marilyn White Barry, ‘58, Graduate Award for Academic Excellence...
Deadline03/15/2024
$6,200.00 Dr. Marilyn White Barry, '58, Scholarship
The Dr. Marilyn White Barry, ’58, Scholarship is named in honor of...
Deadline03/15/2024
$3,400.00 Dr. Mary Lou Thornburg Graduate Student Professional Development Scholarship Fund
Dr. Mary Lou Thornburg Graduate Student Professional Development...
Deadline03/15/2024
$600.00 Dr. Morgan C. Brown Memorial Scholarship
In recognition of Dr. Morgan Brown’s service to Bridgewater as professor...
Deadline03/15/2024
$700.00 Dr. Paul Dubois Scholarship
The Dr. Paul Dubois Scholarship is awarded in honor of Dr. Dubois, a...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,300.00 Dr. Richard T. Colgan Psi Chi Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in honor of Bridgewater State...
Deadline03/15/2024
The winner will receive an award provided by the Department of Art and Art History. Dr. Robert A. Daniel Award in Art
Dr. Robert A. Daniel Award in Art was created in honor of a member of...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,500.00 Dr. Robert D. MacCurdy Memorial Scholarship in Science Education
Established in 1985 in memory of Dr. Robert D. MacCurdy, professor in...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,000.00 Dr. Robert N. Larson Memorial Political Science Award
The Dr. Robert N. Larson Memorial Political Science Award is given to a...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,800.00 Dr. Thomas Walsh, '90, G'93, and Joan Glinski Walsh, '64, Graduate Scholarship
The Dr. Thomas Walsh, ‘90, G’93, and Joan Glinski Walsh, ‘64, Graduate...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,500.00 Dr. Vahe Marganian Research Award
This award will provide a grant to support a rising junior or senior...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,300.00 Dr. Vernon & Mrs. Lalitha Wimalasuriya and Mr. Gus Matulis Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Vernon & Mrs. Lalitha Wimalasuriya and Mr. Gus Matulis...
Deadline03/15/2024
$500.00 Dr. Wallace L. Anderson Scholarship
The Dr. Wallace L. Anderson Scholarship is presented to a junior in the...
Deadline03/15/2024
$4,500.00 Edith and Eliot Shoolman Award Fund
Edith and Eliot Shoolman Award Fund is unrestricted.
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,800.00 Edith Bottomley Memorial Scholarship
The Edith Bottomley Memorial Scholarship bequests gifts for needy and...
Deadline03/15/2024
$400.00 Edith G. Shoolman English Award
The Edith G. Shoolman English Award is sponsored by Edith G. Shoolman,...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,900.00 Edward T. Donovan Memorial Social Work Scholarship
The Edward T. Donovan Memorial Social Work Scholarship will be awarded...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,100.00 Elaine M. Danehy Memorial Scholarship
The Elaine M. Danehy Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students with a...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,000.00 Eleanor Pitts Mathes Class of 1940 Scholarship Fund
The Eleanor Pitts Mathes Class of 1940 Scholarship Fund, used to benefit...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,300.00 Eleise B. Doran Graduate Scholarship Fund
The Eleise B. Doran Graduate Scholarship Fund was established to benefit...
Deadline03/15/2024
$600.00 Elizabeth Luster, Class of 1980, Memorial Award
The Elizabeth Luster, Class of 1980, Memorial is presented to a...
Deadline03/15/2024
$800.00 Elsie Golush Frank Graduate Fund for Social Work
The Elsie Golush Frank Fund for Social Work was established by the Frank...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,700.00 Elsie P. Johnson Music Fund
This fund was established through a bequest from the estate of Elsie P....
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,200.00 Erika Pinault Memorial Scholarship
The Erika Pinault Memorial Scholarship is awarded by The Bridge Center...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,800.00 Estabrook and Chamberlain Scholarship
The Estabrook and Chamberlain Scholarship was established in 1999 to...
Deadline03/15/2024
$3,100.00 Family Association Scholarship
The Family Association Scholarship benefits students who will qualify as...
Deadline03/15/2024
$400.00 Florence Goulart Brower, '24, '43, Scholarship
The Florence Goulart Brower, ’24, ’43 Scholarship is awarded to a...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,900.00 Florence Marella Scholarship
The Florence Marella Scholarship is an unrestricted scholarship.
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Founders Award
The Founders Award is dedicated to those whose hard work and commitment...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Frederick W. Clark, Jr. and Carrie Kulick-Clark Student Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship will provide support for full time undergraduate or...
Deadline03/15/2024
$375.00 Frieda Rand Music Endowment Fund for Performance Studies
Income from the Frieda Rand Music Endowment Fund is used to benefit...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,400.00 Gamma Phi Beta Scholarship
That Gamma Phi Beta Scholarship will benefit a female undergraduate...
Deadline03/15/2024
$900.00 Genevieve M. Powers '48 Endowed Scholarship
The Genevieve M. Powers ’48 Endowed Scholarship will benefit a full time...
Deadline03/15/2024
$0.00 Graphic Design Concentration Award
This award was created to celebrate the excellence that students achieve...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Gretchen Stone Cook Teaching American History Fund
The Gretchen Stone Cook Teaching American History Fund, through the...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,000.00 Hampton Perkins Endowed Scholarship
The Hampton Perkins Endowed Scholarship will benefit a student who is an...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,700.00 Hart-McFarland Fund for International Study
Named in memory of Walter and Marie Hart and Alwin and Eleanor Milch,...
Deadline03/15/2024