Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Westfield State Foundation Scholarship Application Site!
  • We are pleased to announce the scholarship opportunities for the 2018 – 2019 Academic Year.
  • The application process will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018
  • The Deadline for submission is Saturday, March 31, 2018

In order to login to the site, you will need to create an account using your Westfield State username and password.
Returning applicants: If you need to recover your password or you have not yet received an email confirming your account, please click on trouble signing in. To be considered for the additional scholarships, you must complete and submit your general application.
Next, click on “Opportunities” then “Recommended” in the drop down box. This will take you to an additional list of scholarships for which you are eligible to apply.

IMPORTANT: You will need to click “Opportunities” then “Recommended” for each additional scholarship you wish to apply to.
_PLEASE take the time to complete your application thoughtfully and thoroughly! _

You can save your application at any time by clicking “Save and Keep Editing” at the bottom of the form.
Once completed, you can submit your application by clicking “Finish and Continue”.

Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies BJ Bourdon/ Zonta Scholarship
Applicant must be a non-traditional female student with a business major in business Economics/ Management. Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or...
Applicant must be a non-traditional female student with a business major...
  • Deadline: 04/27/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/27/2018
Varies Paul Dargin Scholarship
Applicant must be a junior majoring in Economics or Business Administration. Minimum GPA must be at least 2.7 or higher and must demonstrate some...
Applicant must be a junior majoring in Economics or Business...
  • Deadline: 04/27/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/27/2018
Varies Darryl Albert '02 Memorial Scholarship
Applicant can be a full-time Undergraduate or CGCE student with a minimum 2.8 overall GPA. Applicant must also be a non-traditional female student...
Applicant can be a full-time Undergraduate or CGCE student with a...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2018
Varies Ely Library Student Employee Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to students who are a current student employee in the Ely Library at time of application and have a minimum GPA of...
This scholarship is offered to students who are a current student...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2018
Varies Henry Wefing Journalism Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate day CGCE or Undergraduate program at Westfield State Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0...
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate day CGCE or...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2018
Varies Pasquino-Lavoie Endowed Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in undergraduate programs at Westfield State University and be rising sophomore, junior, or senior....
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in undergraduate programs at...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2018
Varies Philip C. and Joanne K. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be a of West Springfield...
Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student. Applicants must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies President's Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must be an incoming freshman entering into the Honors Program.
Applicant must be an incoming freshman entering into the Honors Program.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Coach Shmoel "Sam" Doner Scholarship
This scholarship honors Shmoel “Sam” Doner, a member of the Westfield State Men’s basketball team & graduate of the Class of 1999. Sam has made...
This scholarship honors Shmoel “Sam” Doner, a member of the Westfield...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kristen D. Nolan Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support a Criminal Justice major in their senior year who has, in the face of hardship, demonstrated...
This scholarship was established to support a Criminal Justice major in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Association Scholarship
The Alumni Association Scholarship is awarded to full-time Undergraduate students (minimum 12 credit hours), who have a familial relationship with...
The Alumni Association Scholarship is awarded to full-time Undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Amos-Franco Scholarship
Applicants for the Amos-Franco Scholarship must be a full-time undergraduate, or graduate student with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. Preference...
Applicants for the Amos-Franco Scholarship must be a full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Barbara A. "Katie" Welch Scholarship
The Barbara A. “Katie” Welch Scholarship honors the memory of beloved Professor Katie Welch who began her career in 1968 in the English Department...
The Barbara A. “Katie” Welch Scholarship honors the memory of beloved...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Berkshire Bank Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA, and have been a resident of either Hampden or Hampshire county...
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carey Family Scholarship
Applicant must be a MATH major. Applicant must be a returning undergraduate with minimum of 12 credits in Mathematics. Applicant must have a...
Applicant must be a MATH major. Applicant must be a returning...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Catherine A. Dower Scholarship for Music
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be chosen based on musicianship and academic standing. For new students, an...
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Celeste M. Loughman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to rising junior or senior English majors, selected by the English department. Awards are based on a combination of...
This scholarship is awarded to rising junior or senior English majors,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Charles "Bud" Hagan Scholarship
To provide a vital source of scholarship funds for students enrolled at Westfield State University to pursue an undergraduate degree in Movement...
To provide a vital source of scholarship funds for students enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 1970 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Class of 1970 for those entering the teaching profession. Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate...
This scholarship was established by the Class of 1970 for those entering...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 1983 Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, as well as be actively involved with student life and...
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 1984 Study Abroad Scholarship
Open to full-time undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 grade point average who are enrolled in a semester-long or short-term study-abroad...
Open to full-time undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 grade point...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 1985 Study Abroad Scholarship
Open to full-time undergraduate students with at least a 2.8 grade point average who are enrolled in a semester-long or short-term study abroad...
Open to full-time undergraduate students with at least a 2.8 grade point...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 2003 Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Applicant must be actively involved with student life and...
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 2007 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Class of 2007. Applicants must be full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...
This scholarship was established by the Class of 2007. Applicants must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 2008 Scholarship
Applicants must be a rising junior or senior, full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Applicant must have strong...
Applicants must be a rising junior or senior, full-time Undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Coach John Kurty Scholarship for Movement Science
Applicants must be full-time Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in the Movement Science program at Westfield State University. Applicants must...
Applicants must be full-time Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dan Doyle Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Mr. Daniel Doyle who died in an automobile accident on Sept. 21, 1982. Dan graduated from Westfield...
The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Mr. Daniel Doyle who died...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Denise Kemp Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student with a Graphic Design concentration within the Art major. Applicant must be in...
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Loretta McHugh Education Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student. Applicant must be an Education major.
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student. Applicant must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Edwin J. Abar - Kiwanis Communication Scholarship
The Abar Scholarship is given to a student majoring in Communications. Applicant must be in their junior year. Applicant may be a day, evening, or...
The Abar Scholarship is given to a student majoring in Communications....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship
The Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship honors Emilee, an authentic individual who brought to Westfield State University a spirit of...
The Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship honors Emilee, an authentic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA, and be a relative or child of a WSU employee. Applicant will be...
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Father John Dean Scholarship
Father John Dean has served Westfield State University Interfaith Center as Chaplin for 25 years. He has touched the minds and hearts of thousands...
Father John Dean has served Westfield State University Interfaith Center...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fredrick S. "Joe" Kareta Scholarship
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and demonstrate volunteerism in their community, as well as financial need. Preferably the award...
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and demonstrate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Future Teachers Scholarship
Must be undergraduate Education major in good standing. Applicants must include a 500-word personal statement.
Must be undergraduate Education major in good standing. Applicants must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jeff & Lolly Templeton Family Scholarship
Student must be a Non-Traditional Student (24 years of age or older) Applicants must be a full-time student in a day school or CGCE undergraduate...
Student must be a Non-Traditional Student (24 years of age or older)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kamal Ali Scholarship
This scholarship honors Dr. Kamal Ali’s dedication to student achievement and global experiences, and will support his goal of providing students...
This scholarship honors Dr. Kamal Ali’s dedication to student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kane Brothers Scrap Metal/Facility Staff Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time student in an undergraduate program at Westfield State University Applicants must maintain a GPA of 2.8 or...
Applicants must be full-time student in an undergraduate program at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kenneth Manzer Music Scholarship
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be chosen based on musicianship and academic standing. For new students, an...
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lawrence J. Pizzano Scholarship
The Lawrence J. Pizzano Memorial Scholarship pays tribute to Larry, a young man who left us much too soon, but who taught us what it means to put...
The Lawrence J. Pizzano Memorial Scholarship pays tribute to Larry, a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lawrence Naftulin Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time day students with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA. Applicants will be asked to provide a 250 word essay detailing how their...
Applicants must be full-time day students with a minimum 3.0 overall...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lifetime Owls Scholarship
Lifetime Owls is a membership program on campus that gives students access to exclusive events, programs and scholarships opportunities. Students...
Lifetime Owls is a membership program on campus that gives students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lt. Col. Robert & Mrs. Amelia M. Green Scholarship
This scholarship is held in the Education Department. Applicants must be enrolled in the Teaching Certification Program or a full-time...
This scholarship is held in the Education Department. Applicants must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary & Herman MacDougall Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate Education major in good standing. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate Education major in good...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mildred Maude Evans Scholarship
Applicant must be an Education major. Applicant must be a person of color. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.8.
Applicant must be an Education major. Applicant must be a person of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Musical Theatre Guild (MTG) Scholarship
In 2011, a group of dedicated Musical Theatre Guild Alumni returned to campus for their first reunion and created this scholarship. The Musical...
In 2011, a group of dedicated Musical Theatre Guild Alumni returned to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Nyarady Family Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Oleksak Lumber Scholarship
Applicants must be undergraduates enrolled full-time at Westfield State University. Applicants must be deserving students who are academically...
Applicants must be undergraduates enrolled full-time at Westfield State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Paul Audette Scholarship
All applicants should prepare a personal statement of 500 words or less, regarding the reasons they want a degree in Criminal Justice; their...
All applicants should prepare a personal statement of 500 words or less,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies President Frederick & Carol Woodward Scholarship
This scholarship is to help students enrolled at WSU to pursue an undergraduate degree. Students awarded this scholarship will be selected based...
This scholarship is to help students enrolled at WSU to pursue an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended