City of Boston Scholarship Fund

Since 1994, the City of Boston Scholarship Fund has offered college scholarships to scores of outstanding Boston residents with a financial need to further their education. The fund is supported by taxpayer donations and fundraising events.

Apply Now for a 2016 City of Boston Scholarship

The deadline for submitting a complete scholarship application and all supporting documentation is April 1, 2016.

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Prospective Applicants

Find out who is eligible to apply for a City of Boston Scholarship, what is needed to apply, and how the application process works.

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Current Recipients

Apply to renew your application. Current recipients must complete a Renewal Application every year that they would like to be eligible to renew their award. The deadline for Renewal Applicants is Friday, June 24, 2016.

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Video & Multimedia

  • 2012 Awards Ceremony

    Mayor Menino honors recipients of scholarships given out by the City of Boston Scholarship Fund. This year, over 30 high school graduates from various parts of Boston recieved scholarships.

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  • 2011 Awards Ceremony

    Mayor Thomas M. Menino joins members of the Scholarship Fund Committee to celebrate Scholarship Awards for the seventeenth annual year.

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  • 2010 Awards Ceremony

    Mayor Menino presents the 2010 Boston Scholarship Fund Awards.

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  • 2008 Awards Ceremony

    Mayor Menino honors the 2008 recipients of the City of Boston Scholarship Awards.

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