City of Boston Scholarship Fund Frequently Asked Questions

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Applications
Is there a different application for renewal?
Is there a different application for someone who is in college and has not previously applied for the scholarship?
Eligibility
Who is eligible to apply?
Can people who are not recent graduates of high school apply?
About the Scholarship
Where does the funding come from?
How many scholarships are awarded each year?
How much money is awarded for each scholarship?
Is the scholarship renewable?
Application Process
What financial aid forms do I have to provide?
Is there an interview?
Does submitting your application early give you a better chance of receiving the scholarship?
How and when will I hear if I was awarded the scholarship?
Do I need to provide a recommendation?
What if I do not know the amount of financial aid I have received from my college or university?
Contact
Who can I contact if I have any more questions?
Who can I contact about making a donation?
Where do I send my high school or college transcript?

Announcements

  • Scholarship Fund Flyer

    We've also made the City of Boston Scholarship Fund Flyer available for download and distribution.

    2014 Flyer

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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