The Berkshire Bank Scholarship

The Berkshire Bank Foundation, Inc. is a leader in philanthropy and community engagement through its commitment to the communities where the bank does business through it’s grants, scholarships and support of the company’s volunteer programs. All of these efforts fulfill the bank’s goal to help create healthy, vibrant, sustainable communities where educational and economic opportunities are available for everyone.


“By awarding me the Berkshire Bank Scholarship, I will be able to keep my focus and energy on my education. I cannot thank you enough for the gift you have given me and allowing me to continue my education.”
-Allison Bates, Psychology

“Education is very important to me as well as giving back to the community, and the Berkshire Bank Scholarship serves as a true inspiration.”
-Sarina Gallant ’19, Nursing

“I am entering my senior year at Westfield State University. As a non-traditional student, it has taken me longer than usual to make it this far, but none of it would be possible without the support and generosity of donors such as those of the Berkshire Bank Scholarship.”
-Catherine White ’19, History

“My ultimate goal is to be able to obtain a PhD in Criminal Justice and work for Law Enforcement. Because of the Berkshire Bank Scholarship I am one step closer to my goal.”
-Lachu Rai ’19, Criminal Justice