Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Westfield State University Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Application Portal!

The General Application is OPEN as of February 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 Academic Year._* Deadline to Apply is Sunday, March 24, 2024.

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 Alumni Association Scholarship
The Alumni Association Scholarship is awarded to full-time Undergraduate...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Amos-Franco Scholarship
Applicants for the Amos-Franco Scholarship must be a full-time...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Barbara A. "Katie" Welch Scholarship
The Barbara A. “Katie” Welch Scholarship honors the memory of beloved...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Barbara Hand Student Senate Scholarship
Applicants must provide an essay of 300 words in which they should...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Berkshire Bank Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies BJ Bourdon/ Zonta Scholarship
Applicant must be a non-traditional female student with a business major...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Carey Family Scholarship
Applicant must be a MATH major. Applicant must be a returning...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Catherine A. Dower Scholarship for Music
Scholarship is for students majoring in Music. Applicants will be...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Celeste M. Loughman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to rising junior or senior English majors,...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Charles "Bud" Hagan Scholarship
This scholarship provides a vital source of funds for students enrolled...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Christina (McLaren) Davis Environmental Science Scholarship
Honors the memory of Christina (McLaren) Davis. This scholarship is for...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 1970 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Class of 1970 for those entering...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 1983 Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 1984 Study Abroad Scholarship
Open to full-time undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 grade point...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 1985 Study Abroad Scholarship
Open to full-time undergraduate students with at least a 2.8 grade point...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 2003 Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 2005 Community Service Scholarship
This scholarship provides funds for civic-minded students enrolled at...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 2007 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Class of 2007. Applicants must...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Class of 2008 Scholarship
Applicants must be a rising junior or senior, full-time Undergraduate...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Coach John Kurty Scholarship for Movement Science
Applicants must be full-time Undergraduate students pursuing a degree...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Coach Shmoel "Sam" Doner Scholarship
This scholarship honors Shmoel “Sam” Doner, a member of the Westfield...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Cosmo Avato '50 Scholarship for Education
This scholarship was established by the late Mary Avato, widow of Cosmo...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Daly Family Scholarship
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dan Doyle Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Mr. Daniel Doyle who died...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dan Oleksak Scholarship
This scholarship fund honors the legacy of Dan Oleksak. Applicant will...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Daniel and Linda Ciejek Scholarship
Open to Education Majors.
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Darryl Albert '02 Memorial Scholarship
Applicant can be a full-time Undergraduate or CGCE student with a...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Davis Family Scholarship
The Davis Family Scholarship was established by and in honor of Dr....
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies DBS Blasioli (Sponsor-A-Student Scholarship Program)
This award made possible by the Blasioli Family is intended for students...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Denise Kemp Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dorothy Bodurtha Magovern '26 Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time Undergraduate student....
Deadline03/24/2024
$1,000.00 Dr. B. Keim (Sponsor-A-Student) Award
To support an Art major student.
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dr. Loretta McHugh Education Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student. Applicant must be...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dr. Robert and Elaine Martin Study Abroad Travel Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship established by Trustee Dr. Robert Martin...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dr. Terrell M. Hill "Leader for Change" Scholarship
As Dr. Terrell Hill describes this scholarship from the lives of Jimmy...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Dr. Victor "Vic" Ascolillo Criminal Justice Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is to provide funds for students enrolled...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Edwin J. Abar - Kiwanis Communication Scholarship
The Abar Scholarship is given to a student majoring in Communication....
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Elizabeth "Betty" Desnoyers Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in the CGCE program at...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Elizabeth Preston Eureka! Scholarship
The Elizabeth Preston Eureka! scholarship was created to honor the...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Ellen Wetherell Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time day or CGCE students enrolled at Westfield...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Ely Library Student Employee Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to students who are a current student...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship
The Emilee Dawn Gagnon Memorial Scholarship honors Emilee, an authentic...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies FACES "Fostering a Culture of Empowerment" Scholarship
Professor Mark Horwitz, PhD, MSW, JD in the department of Social Work...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Father John Dean Scholarship
Father John Dean has served Westfield State University Interfaith Center...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies First Year Learning Disabilities Program Scholarship at Banacos Center
The Learning Disabilities Program First Year Scholarship is given to...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Frederick S. "Joe" Kareta Scholarship
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and demonstrate...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Friends of Music
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Future Teachers Scholarship
Must be undergraduate Education major in good standing. Applicants must...
Deadline03/24/2024
Varies Galina Gertsenzon Award for Excellence in Piano Performance
Deadline03/24/2024