Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Westfield State Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Application Portal! _The application and award process is now closed as of March 31, 2022. Applications are now under review and award notices will sent the end of May to early June via campus email. _

To familiarize yourself with our scholarship process, please visit our Scholarship Application Process Page

In order to login to the site, you will first need to create an account using your Westfield State email and password.

Once you create your account, you will receive an “invitation” email with a link back to the site where you will log in using your newly created login info. Returning applicants: If you need to recover your password, please click on trouble signing in.

To be considered for the additional scholarships, you must first complete and submit your General Application and any Conditional Applications that you may be eligible for.
Next, click on “Opportunities” then “Recommended” in the drop down box. This will take you to an additional list of scholarships for which you may qualify for.
NOTE: You are able to make changes to your application(s) at any time up until the Deadline.

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! How you answer your questions, especially detailed essays are critical for you
to be considered for a scholarship! Make sure your grammar is correct and double check spelling before the final submission of your application.

If you haven’t completed the application, 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”.
Your Application is not considered complete until you submit it!

Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk.

  • FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THE SCHOLARSHIP PORTAL, PLEASE CONTACT BONNIE CLARK HANSON AT BCLARK@WESTFIELD.MA.EDU OR (413) 572-8631.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Dr. Victor "Vic" Ascolillo Criminal Justice Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is to provide funds for students enrolled...
Ended
Varies Kristen D. Nolan Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support a Criminal Justice major in...
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Varies President's Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must be a first-year (class of 2024) student who joined the...
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Varies D. Neri Award
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Varies DBS Blasioli (Sponsor-A-Student Scholarship Program)
This award made possible by the Blasioli Family is intended for students...
Ended
$1,250.00 Sabrina "Bina" Haraty '20 Award for Criminal Justice
This award was made possible by the family and friends of Sabrina “Bina”...
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Varies Alumni Association Scholarship
The Alumni Association Scholarship is awarded to full-time Undergraduate...
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Varies Amos-Franco Scholarship
Applicants for the Amos-Franco Scholarship must be a full-time...
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Varies Barbara A. "Katie" Welch Scholarship
The Barbara A. “Katie” Welch Scholarship honors the memory of beloved...
Ended
Varies Berkshire Bank Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
Ended
Varies BJ Bourdon/ Zonta Scholarship
Applicant must be a non-traditional female student with a business major...
Ended
Varies Carey Family Scholarship
Applicant must be a MATH major. Applicant must be a returning...
Ended
Varies Catherine A. Dower Scholarship for Music
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be...
Ended
Varies Celeste M. Loughman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to rising junior or senior English majors,...
Ended
Varies Charles "Bud" Hagan Scholarship
This scholarship provides a vital source of funds for students enrolled...
Ended
Varies Christina (McLaren) Davis Environmental Science Scholarship
Honors the memory of Christina (McLaren) Davis. This scholarship is for...
Ended
Varies Class of 1970 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Class of 1970 for those entering...
Ended
Varies Class of 1983 Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum...
Ended
Varies Class of 2003 Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum...
Ended
Varies Class of 2005 Community Service Scholarship
This scholarship provides funds for civic-minded students enrolled at...
Ended
Varies Class of 2007 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Class of 2007. Applicants must...
Ended
Varies Class of 2008 Scholarship
Applicants must be a rising junior or senior, full-time Undergraduate...
Ended
Varies Coach John Kurty Scholarship for Movement Science
Applicants must be full-time Undergraduate students pursuing a degree...
Ended
Varies Cosmo Avato '50 Scholarship for Education
This scholarship was established by the late Mary Avato, widow of Cosmo...
Ended
Varies Daly Family Scholarship
Ended
Varies Dan Doyle Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Mr. Daniel Doyle who died...
Ended
Varies Dan Oleksak Scholarship
This scholarship fund honors the legacy of Dan Oleksak. Applicant will...
Ended
Varies Darryl Albert '02 Memorial Scholarship
Applicant can be a full-time Undergraduate or CGCE student with a...
Ended
Varies Davis Family Scholarship
The Davis Family Scholarship was established by and in honor of Dr....
Ended
Varies Denise Kemp Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student...
Ended
Varies Dr. Loretta McHugh Education Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student. Applicant must be...
Ended
Varies Edwin J. Abar - Kiwanis Communication Scholarship
The Abar Scholarship is given to a student majoring in Communications....
Ended
Varies Ellen Wetherell Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time day or CGCE students enrolled at Westfield...
Ended
Varies Ely Library Student Employee Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to students who are a current student...
Ended
Varies Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship
The Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship honors Emilee, an authentic...
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Varies Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
Ended
Varies Father John Dean Scholarship
Father John Dean has served Westfield State University Interfaith Center...
Ended
Varies First Year Learning Disabilities Program Scholarship at Banacos Center
The Learning Disabilities Program First Year Scholarship is given to...
Ended
Varies Friends of Music
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Varies Future Teachers Scholarship
Must be undergraduate Education major in good standing. Applicants must...
Ended
Varies Galina Gertsenzon Award for Excellence in Piano Performance
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Varies George and Merian Rogers Music Merit Scholarship
This four-year scholarship was established by George and Merian Rogers...
Ended
Varies Gwyneth Clifford Cox Early Childhood Education Award
The Gwyneth Clifford Cox Early Childhood Education Award is given to a...
Ended
Varies Henry Wefing Journalism Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate day CGCE or...
Ended
Varies Jeff & Lolly Templeton Family Scholarship
Open to Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education...
Ended
Varies K-9 Sgt. Sean Gannon '07 Scholarship for Criminal Justice
Sean graduated with honors from Westfield State University in 2007 with...
Ended
Varies Kamal Ali Scholarship
This scholarship honors Dr. Kamal Ali’s dedication to student...
Ended
Varies Kane Brothers Scrap Metal/Facility Staff Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time student in an undergraduate program at...
Ended
Varies Katherine Ann McCluskey ’49 Scholarship
To provide a vital source of scholarship funds for students enrolled at...
Ended
Varies Kenneth Manzer Music Scholarship
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be...
Ended