Academic Scholarships

Apply for Quincy College 2017-18 Academic Scholarships.

Download the Academic Scholarships Application Form.

Adult Advantage Program

The Adult Advantage Program makes returning to school accessible and attainable for Massachusetts students ages 30 and older. Learn More>>

Vibeke Rasmussen Memorial Scholarship

Dolores Daley being presented with the Vibeke Rasmussen Memorial Scholarship by Mary Burke, Dean of Plymouth Campus.

Quincy College provides students with many scholarship opportunities. We also provide students with resources for external scholarship opportunities.

College Courses, Inc. Scholarships
Quincy College Trust Scholarships
Gamma Beta Phi Scholarships
Board of Governors Scholarship

Scholarship Resources

Please find below a list of external scholarship opportunities.

American Legion Department of Massachusetts –
Dr. Pepper Tuition –
Order Sons of Italy –
Rankin Foundation –
Scholarship America –
Scholarship Guidance –
Single Parent Alliance of America –
Surety Bonds Scholarships –
Women’s Scholarships and Financial Aid –

Scholarship Search Engines

Let scholarships come to you! Use the below scholarship search engines to find scholarships based on your information.

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Current Scholarships


ANA Annual Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 15 and August 15 of each year

Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, 15 hours of coursework taken (or registered for) in business related course work and be enrolled full-time at a university or college offering a business degree during the award period. For more information about the ANA Annual Scholarship Program please click here.

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship - $2,000

Deadline: March 8, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 55

To be eligible for a Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

A) For purposes of eligibility requirements of this Scholarship, an Undergraduate Program consists of a 2-year associate’s degree program or a 4-year bachelor’s degree program.

B) Be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.

For more information please and eligibility requirements, please click here.

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship - $2,000

Deadline: March 10, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 3

The contest is open to all high school students in the graduating classes of 2017 and 2018. There are no requirements regarding GPA, faith, after-school activities or clubs.

2017 Contest

The topic for the 2017 contest is now available. Students are asked to write about the following:

The United States, along with many other countries, gives safe haven to refugees of war-torn countries. Many factors are taken into account when determining who is allowed to enter our borders. During the 2016 presidential campaign, there was discussion around the idea of denying entrance to some immigrants and refugees based on their religion.

In an essay, discuss whether a religious test should be conducted as a part of the United States’ immigration and refugee policies.

Explore the intersection, if any, between the proposed test and the two religion clauses in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Be sure to identify the implications for religious liberty of all citizens in your answer.

For more information please click here.

AFSA National High School Scholarship - $2,500

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 2

The 2017 National High School Essay Contest has begun! This is the 19th year of this prestigious contest, which encourages high school students to think about important international issues and learn about one of America’s best kept secrets: The United States Foreign Service.

This year, we throw the spotlight on a clear and present challenge: The growing number of refugees and internally displaced persons around the world. The contest challenges students to imagine themselves as a member of the Foreign Service posted to one of four countries that are directly affected by this crisis, and to propose solutions.

For more information please click here.

Youth Free Expression Scholarship - $1,000

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 3

The National Coalition Against Censorship asks teens to create a short film (no longer than four minutes in length) addressing the notions of freedom of speech on social media. Should schools be allowed to punish students for off-campus posts? Can the government censor social media? Should Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms ban users for hate speech?

Your films will be judged by an incredible panel of actors, screenwriters, and producers.

For more information please click here.

VIP Scholarship - $5,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 1

To be eligible for the VIP $5000 scholarship you must:

A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.

B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.

C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors website.

For more information please click here.

SP Scholarship - $10,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 10

1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. is owned and operated by Edvisors, a company dedicated to helping students plan and pay for college. To date, Edvisors has given away more than $650,000 through the ScholarshipPoints program.

For more information please click here.

YDI Scholarship - $1,000

Deadline: March 29, 2017

Number of Scholarships: 1

A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories

B) You must be 16 years of age or older

C) You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled iin a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.

For more information please click here.

Scholarships for International Students

International students are not eligible for financial aid. However, they may be able to apply for some scholarships. If students need to obtain financial aid or an international scholarship the best place to look is your home country. Student loans and scholarships may be available from your government, local businesses, organizations and foundations. 

Other resources may be international humanitarian organizations that want to promote international education and cultural exchange with the U.S. Included in these organizations are the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the League of Red Cross Societies and the World Council of Churches. Financial aid and scholarships from these organizations are very competitive, so start the search early. Please exercise caution in your search as Quincy College will not be held liable for the contents of the below websites and does not endorse scholarship search engines for which there is a fee. 

Below are some links for websites that may provide some additional information: is an online financial aid resource for international students wishing to study in a foreign country. provides access to loans for non-U.S. students wishing to study in the USA, U.S. citizens studying abroad, and Canadian citizens studying abroad. Its sister site,, is also a valuable resource for globally mobile students. 

 The International Education Financial Aid Page features a searchable list of grants, scholarships and loan programs for international students. 

 eduPASS, The Smart Student Guide to Studying in the U.S. provides excellent articles, charts and links about financing college. is a database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). 

 The Fulbright Program provides funds for students, scholars and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Established in 1946, Fulbright aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills. 

 Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation administer a broad range of humanitarian and educational programs designed to improve the human condition, world understanding and peace. Learn more about Rotary’s Ambassadorial Scholarships, Grants for University teachers and World Peace Scholarships for study at their Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution.

 The Foundation Center – is an online resource devoted to foundations that fund individuals. The site also features a section for international grant seekers! 

 The Soros Foundation Network supports the development of an open society through funding specific educational opportunities around the world. 

 The Academy for Educational Development is committed to solving critical social problems throughout the world through education, social marketing, research, training, policy analysis and innovative program design and management. 

 Mobility International USA offers a top-notch Financial Aid Resource Sheet for people with disabilities. The organization empowers disabled people around the world through international exchange, information, technical assistance and training. 

Scholarships for Military and Veteran Students

For the most up-to-date information on scholarship opportunities for Military and Veteran Students, please contact Chris Breton, Military & Veterans’ specialist via (617) 405-5928 or


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