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Financial Assistance: 2024 Scholarship Listings

*FUNDS LISTED WITH AN ASTERISK ARE ONLY FOR GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT FOR THE APPLICATION.

AAUW Cape Cod Scholarship
For women who are year-round residents of Cape Cod or the Islands and returning to college to pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree after at least a one-year break in their education.

Advocates for a Community College Education Student Scholarship*
For graduating seniors from any Cape Cod public high school. Applicants must be accepted as a first-year student at Cape Cod Community College, demonstrate financial need, and show improvement through high school.

Advocates for a Community College Education Student Scholarship for CCCC Students
For students who are graduates of a Cape Cod high school and are currently enrolled at Cape Cod Community College working towards a degree or certificate program. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference given to students who are studying a STEM related field or who are Nursing majors.

American Legion Post #308, Orleans, MA Veterans Scholarship 
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School who reside in Brewster, Eastham, or Orleans. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least a C+ after their first semester of their senior year and plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college/university or trade school upon graduation. Preference will be given to students having parents or grandparents who are veterans.

Andrew Fayne Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School.

Annie S. Crowell Scholarship
For graduating seniors or continuing college students who are relatives of Hyannis Normal School or Hyannis State Teachers College Alumni, or who will be pursuing a career in teaching or education. Preference given to relatives of alumni.

Arethusa Charitable Trust Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, Monomoy Regional High School, and Nauset Regional High School who are residents of the Lower or Outer Cape.

Armand L. Bruneau, Jr. and Muriel B. Bruneau Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Monomoy Regional High School.

Barnstable High School Class of 2009 Dean Boger Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who will be attending a 2- or 4-year institution of higher learning.

Beverly Skende Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School, Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, or Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School who are residents of the Town of Barnstable and have demonstrated meaningful community service throughout high school to pursue a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university. Preference for a Massachusetts state school.

Bev Watters Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School pursuing post-secondary education. Preference to students who are on an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or are in alternative education programs.

Bill Cotter Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning.

Bonnie J. Browning Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning adult students who are full-time residents of the Town of Yarmouth, MA to attend a 2- or 4- year accredited undergraduate college or university full or part-time. Students must demonstrate service to the community, a commitment to their education, and be a leader among their peers.

The Cape Cod Foundation Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning adult students from Cape Cod who have significant financial need and display perseverance and a strong work ethic.

Cape Cod Restaurant, Inc. Scholarship
For employees or children of employees of the Flying Bridge or Clancy’s; or for new or currently enrolled students at the Zammer Hospitality Institute, or for students graduating from the Zammer Institute who will be going on to a 4-year college or university and majoring in culinary arts or hospitality management; or for graduating seniors from Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School who are pursuing a career in culinary arts or the hospitality industry.

Cape Cod Women’s Association Scholarship
For women (ages 25+) to return to school, train in a new profession, or take courses to develop their professional life on Cape Cod. Possible courses of study include continuing college student (undergraduate or graduate); certificate programs; professional leadership courses; certificate or other educational training programs. Applicants may be attending either full- or part-time and must be permanent Cape Cod residents.

Caroline B. Chapin Scholarship
For students entering their junior or senior year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with a preference for students from Cape Cod.

CCYP Career Connect Scholarship
For adults (ages 21+) who reside full-time in Barnstable County to return to school, train in a new profession, or take courses to develop and advance professionally on Cape Cod. Possible courses of study include undergraduate or graduate degrees; certificate programs; leadership courses; technical training; or other professional development programs. There are no restrictions on the field of study for applicants; all Cape Codders seeking to pursue continuing educational opportunities are encouraged to apply.

Chatham Rotary Foundation Scholarship
For residents of Chatham who are enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited education institution.

Daniel K. Meservey Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Monomoy Regional High School and Cape Cod Regional Technical High School who demonstrate academic promise, have financial need, and are planning to pursue a 2- or 4- year degree.

David Fisk Scudder Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or continuing college students from Cape Cod. Preference given to students graduating from Barnstable High School to attend a New England Small College (NESCAC), specifically Colby College.

Daysie Day Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Monomoy Regional High School or Cape Cod Regional Technical High School who are residents of Chatham, have significant financial need, and will be attending accredited undergraduate programs.

Derek Jordan Limitless Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Falmouth High School who will be attending a college or university.

Dick Kraus Scholarship for Scientific Thinking
For graduating high school seniors from Cape Cod who are pursuing a post-secondary degree in aquaculture, marine resource management, environmental science, or marine biology.

Dismantling Systemic Racism Through Community Action Scholarship
For graduating seniors of a Cape Cod high school enrolled in a 2- or 4-year institution who demonstrate a strong commitment to dismantling systemic racism through specific and concrete action(s) in their school, community, country, and/or the world at large.

Dorothy A. Savarese Scholarship for Women
A scholarship in honor of Dorothy Savarese for women of Cape Cod who are planning to pursue a post-secondary education.

Dorothy W. and Charles M. Campbell Scholarship
For graduating seniors or current college students who are residents of Orleans, Brewster, or Eastham and who are/will be studying marine engineering at an institute of higher learning. Preference for those who are graduating or who graduated from Nauset Regional High School or Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. Graduating seniors and current college students from Cape Cod or the Islands who are attending Massachusetts Maritime Academy are also eligible to apply.

Dr. Andrew V. Mason and Edith B. Mason Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors who reside in the Town of Falmouth or the Town of Mashpee and plan to continue their education at an accredited college or university.

Edward D. Cliggott Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School with aptitude and interest in history, social studies, or political science.

Eleanor Ruth Parsons Gleason Scholarship
For graduating seniors or past graduates of Nauset Regional High School or Cape Cod Regional Technical High School to attend an accredited undergraduate college or university. Preference for students who are/will be attending Trinity College or Yale University and/or are pursuing a major in math or finance.

Elena C. Hall Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School who are residents of Provincetown to pursue higher education. Past recipients can reapply.

Ernest Michael Helides and Evelyn Ponticos Helides Scholarship
For students from Southeastern Massachusetts, with a preference for students who are descendants of Greek Orthodox Christians from Greece or Asia Minor.

Esther M. Wallace Scholarship
For permanent residents of Cape Cod who are graduating high school seniors or current graduates of Cape Cod Community College to attend the University of Massachusetts fulltime for their undergraduate education; preference for students who will be attending the Amherst campus. Past recipients eligible to reapply.

 

 

 

 

 

Frank X. and Mary E. Weny Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors from Cape Cod that are living with Type 1 Diabetes.

George E. and Doris K. Parmenter Aeronautical Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or current college students from Cape Cod or the Islands who have demonstrated a commitment to pursue a career directly related to aeronautics. Past recipients are not eligible to reapply.

George V. Albert, Sr. Educational Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors from Cape Cod in need of tuition assistance for college education.

Harwich Class of ’49 Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Monomoy Regional High School or Cape Cod Regional Technical High School who reside in the Town of Harwich.

Henrietta A. “Toots” Holden and David J. Holden Scholarship
For graduating seniors or alumni of Bourne High School, with a preference for those who were members of the golf team.

Henry and Minnie Whittemore Scholarship
For residents of Brewster who are/will be attending institutions of higher learning or pursuing a professional certificate.

H.H. Snow Family Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School planning to attend a degree-granting institution of higher education of not less than 2 years duration, and for graduating seniors of Cape Cod Regional Technical High School enrolled in the HVAC, plumbing, or electrical fields who plan to attend a degree-granting institution of further education.

Hyannis Fire Department Educational Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or current college students who have a parent employed by Hyannis Fire Department. Applicants must be planning to pursue an associate or a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university. Preference for students interested in pursuing a career in public safety.

Hyannis Normal School Alumni Scholarship
For students who have graduated from a public high school on Cape Cod and have completed at least one semester of college. Preference given to relatives of Hyannis Normal School Alumni and/or students who are pursuing a career in teaching or education.

Jay Elliott Memorial Scholarship
For residents of Cape Cod who are pursuing a degree or certificate in Visual Arts or Graphic Design. Preference for students who are interested in a career in photography and are a current or past student of Cape Cod Community College. Past recipients may apply.

Jean W. Gordon Scholarship
For graduating female students from Nauset Regional High School who are enthusiastic, have a passion for learning, and are economically underserved.

Jennifer and Brackett Clark Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School or Monomoy Regional High School (resident of Cape Cod) with an interest in music to attend a 2- or 4-year accredited college or university. Preference is for students with an interest in voice in honor of Jennifer Bradford Clark’s love and support of the Outer Cape Chorale.

J. G. Hinkle Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who intend to pursue a career in the fine or applied arts by attending a 4-year college, conservatory, or school of art.

Joseph F. Woodson Scholarship
For full- or part-time students who will be or who are currently attending Cape Cod Community College.

Judith A. McCarthy “Be Amazing” Scholarship
For women who are graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School who have overcome challenges, are involved in extracurricular activities, and are motivated to pursue higher education. Current college students who graduated from NRHS and meet the criteria are also eligible to apply.

June A. Zenke Memorial Scholarship
For graduates of Nauset Regional High School who are attending an institution of higher learning or pursuing a professional certificate.

Kaitlin M. Silk Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School; one or two female students planning to pursue a degree in a health-related field; and one or two students who played on the BHS field hockey team. All students will have demonstrated behavior that is consistent with Kaitlin’s energy and her spirit to help others in need.

Kelley Foundation Scholars Program
For students who are currently enrolled in the nursing program at Cape Cod Community College with a preference for residents of Barnstable County. Preference is given to students in the RN-BS program at Cape Cod Community College through University of Massachusetts Boston, but students in the Associate Degree in Nursing Program at CCCC may also be considered.

Ketchum-Luft Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School who reside in the Town of Wellfleet, have at least a 2.75 GPA, and have demonstrated community involvement.

Larry Marsland Scholarship for the Arts
For graduating high school seniors and current or returning college students from the Lower or Outer Cape who are pursuing a degree in the Arts.

Leo Lucas Memorial Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or current college students at Cape Cod Community College from Cape Cod or the Islands who have a documented physical, educational, or psychological disability and are planning to continue their education at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Live for Lou Addiction Awareness and Education Scholarship
For students who are pursuing education in the form of a certificate, license, undergraduate or advanced degree, or other formal education to pursue a career as a substance abuse counselor. The scholarship is open to students from Massachusetts with a preference for students from Cape Cod.

Live for Lou Athletes Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School who plan to continue athletics in college. Preference for Wellfleet residents.

Logan Dunne Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School with a preference for those who have overcome a serious challenge, demonstrated compassion and community service, and/or are pursuing college degrees in math, science, psychology, or engineering. Past graduates of Nauset who have taken a gap year are also eligible. Past recipients may reapply.

Malcolm M. Gidley Memorial Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors and current college students from Cape Cod to attend Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Margaret E. LaMarca “Top Doc” Medical School Scholarship
For alumni of a Cape Cod high school who have been accepted to or who are currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. allopathic research-based medical school affiliated with a teaching hospital to pursue a Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.)

Megan Tripp Memorial Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year accredited college or university to become an elementary school teacher (must be early education focus) and/or have been an active member of their high school golf team.

Melissa Gifford Memorial Scholarship
For graduating Barnstable High School seniors who intend to study health sciences at a college or university.

Michael B. Wallace Memorial Scholarship
For graduating Barnstable High School seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement, fire, or rescue (no preference.)

Nayree Painted Turtle Goler Memorial Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors who are residents of Barnstable or Dukes County who have been accepted at an accredited college or university. Applicants must demonstrate a passion for the arts, regardless of their chosen field of study.

Nicholas G. Xiarhos ‘Keep Living the Dream’ Cape and Islands Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors, current college and returning adult students from Cape Cod and the Islands to pursue education or training for a career in Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue, or a Medically-Related Profession. Preference for attendance at a Massachusetts public higher education institution.

Nicholas James Eastman Friendship Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors of Barnstable High School and Mashpee Middle-High School who have been a good friend to others and plan to continue their education at a two- or four-year college, trade or technical school, or in a certificate program. Preference for students entering a profession that helps animals, the environment, or people.

Opera New England of Cape Cod Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors who are residents of Cape Cod or the Islands who have been accepted at an accredited college, university, or conservatory and are pursuing a degree in Voice, Instrument, Music Education, or Theatrical Performance.

Orleans/Eastham Ambulance Association Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School or Cape Cod Regional Technical High School who reside in Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, or Provincetown and plan to major in medically related studies.

Patricia A. Ward Memorial Nauset Nursing/Medical Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Nauset Regional High School, Monomoy Regional High School, Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, or Cape Cod Regional Technical High School who will major in nursing or medically related studies.

Patricia Colbert Donovan Memorial Scholarship
For graduating Barnstable High School seniors with a demonstrated passion to help others through their career and/or community service.

Patricia M. Duarte Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or current college students who are residents of Truro and have resided there for at least the past two years, are pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or certificate program at an accredited institution, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Award can be renewed annually for the entirety of a 4-year degree program.

Patrick M. Butler Memorial Scholarship
For students who were residents of Cape Cod when they graduated from high school, have been accepted into or are currently attending an accredited law school, and will be attending either part-time or full-time in the academic year immediately following the scholarship deadline. Preference is for students from the Town of Barnstable.

Paul Dever Daley and Robert Joyce Scholarship
For residents of Provincetown in at least their second year of higher education at the time of application.

Peter Kirwin Memorial Scholarship
For current or former residents of Cape Cod or the Islands who are or who will be pursuing their Master in Social Work degree in either a full- or part-time accredited program. Preference given to students who are current or former residents of Falmouth, MA.

Philip “PJ” Jones Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who will be attending a college or university full-time and pursuing studies in a medically-related field.

Priscilla M. (Wittenmeyer) Cotter Memorial Scholarship
For a graduating senior from Barnstable High School who will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning for the year following graduation.

Richard and Ethel Koff Memorial Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors from the Town of Barnstable intending to further their education in the field of music.

Robert and Claire Munroe Woods Hole Golf Club Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or current college students who have been consistently employed at the Woods Hole Golf Club as caddies, pro shop assistants, kitchen and wait staff, or grounds crew personnel during at least 2 summers to attend 2- or 4-year accredited colleges or universities.

Roslyn Praise Margolin Scholarship
For seniors graduating from a Cape Cod high school, Natick High School, Newton North High School, or Silver Lake Regional High School to attend Boston University, with a preference for students attending Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; will also consider current Sargent students with a preference for students who graduated from aforementioned schools.

Ruth B. Sears Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. Preference for those who reside in the village of East Dennis.

Ryan Family Amusements Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors and current college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry and are residents of Dukes County, Barnstable County, the Town of Plymouth, the Town of Millis, the Town of Raynham, The Town of Hanover, or the Town of Hingham.

Samuel D’Olimpio Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who have participated on a Varsity athletic team their senior year of high school and who are pursuing post-secondary education.

Sandwich Legacy Foundation Scholarship
For residents of Sandwich who have demonstrated community service, volunteerism, and entrepreneurial spirit. Selection is also based on academic success and financial need.

Scarbrough Adult Learner Scholarship
For adults returning to school who have had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student. Preference is for students pursuing a 2-year degree or professional certificate and/or attending a technical school. Applicants from Southeastern Massachusetts will be considered but preference will be for students from Cape Cod or the Islands.

Sean Breen Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who are furthering their education.

Sean M. Walsh Memorial Athletic Scholarship
For graduating Barnstable High School seniors who are student athletes that exhibit a love and dedication to sports. Applicants must be accepted to a 4-year college or university, be involved in the community, have noteworthy achievements, and demonstrate an ability to overcome adversity.

Stanley V. Margolin Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Cape Cod, Natick High School, Newton North High School, or Silver Lake Regional High School who are pursuing higher education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Current MIT students will be considered with a preference for students who graduated from aforementioned schools.

Stan Samuelson Scholarship
For graduating seniors of a high school on Cape Cod or the Islands who plan to further their education by attending a 2-year or 4-year college, vocational/technical institute, or other post high school educational setting. Applicants, like LGBTQ ally Stan Samuelson, must be committed to promoting LGBTQ equality through community service.

The La Tanzi, Spaulding and Landreth Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable, Monomoy Regional, or Nauset Regional High School to pursue higher education. Eligible students must have an interest in and/or plan to pursue law, government, or social sciences, be in the top one-fourth of their class, and have demonstrated financial need.

The Patti Lloyd Hospitality Scholarship
A scholarship in honor of Patti Lloyd for graduating high school seniors and current college students from Cape Cod who are majoring in hospitality or culinary arts.

The Spark Foundation Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning adult students from Cape Cod and the Islands who have significant financial need and who demonstrate perseverance and a strong work ethic. Preference will be given to those pursuing studies in Education, Healthcare and/or Social Work.

Thomas Andrew George Memorial Scholarship
For sailing instructors of the Hyannis Yacht Club who demonstrate a continued interest in sailing to attend a 4-year undergraduate institution of higher learning. Applicants must be year-round Cape Cod residents. Students can apply as graduating high school seniors and current college students. Past recipients are eligible to reapply.

Toby Sanders Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Monomoy Regional High School who have demonstrated a strong work ethic and a keen interest in golf by having participated in the golf program for at least three years.

Valerie Gunderson Osiecki Scholarship for the Arts
For graduating high school seniors from Cape Cod or the Islands who are pursuing a degree in the Arts, with a preference for students pursuing Theater. Students must be attending college in the fall at either a 2- or 4-year accredited educational institution.

William J. “Rusty” Cotter Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Barnstable High School who will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning.

Winthrop T. Trenholm Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Sandwich High School and Belfast High School who plan to major in a profession that will provide service back to the community.

Women’s Club of Chatham On the Way Scholarship
For women who are year-round residents of the Lower Cape and returning to a four-year college or university to pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree after at least a one-year break in their education.

World Concern Scholarship
For graduating high school seniors or continuing college students whose family has resided in a town on the Lower/Outer Cape for the past three years. Applicants must need financial assistance and plan to begin or continue to pursue an undergraduate degree in either environmental sciences or international relations at an accredited 4-year college or university. Preference is given to students from Orleans.

 

 

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