2020 MCLA Scholarships

MCLA net price is at $16,069.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. MCLA awards an average of $24,659.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, MCLA students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of North Adams, then those costs could be even higher.

87% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $6,637.00. Furthermore, 46% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,679.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by MCLA while others are open to MCLA students, though not exclusive to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students?

There are 13 scholarships totaling $59,500.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 13 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts study abroad scholarships, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts transfer scholarships, and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for MCLA study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward MCLA study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to MCLA transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. MCLA transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for MCLA transfer scholarships.

Are these MCLA scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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NEEBC Scholarship Award

Sponsor by New England Employee Benefits Council Location 240 Bear Hill Road, Suite 102, Waltham, MA

Applicant must be a full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate student who is considering a career in a benefits-related area such as: health care program design, pension plan design, implementation or administration, retirement strategies, ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits, work/life programs, health risk management, institutional investing of retirement savings,...

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$5,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Computer Science Scholarship

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1050, award is merit-based. Major in computer science and/or business is required.

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English Communications Scholarship

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1050, award is merit-based. Applicant must be a full-time student majoring in English communications.

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$1,500.00 February 1 Apply Now

MCL Transfer Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, have earned an associate's degree, and live in on-campus housing.

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$3,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must have completed their associate degree and have been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa.

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$3,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Paul Tsongas Scholarship

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must have a minimum 3.75 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200. Award is based upon merit.

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MCLA Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1600. Award is merit based.

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$4,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts - Part-Time Grant

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

To be eligible for a Massachusetts Part-Time Grant, an applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year, be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, have applied for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid...

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$8,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Heriberto Flores Scholarship

Sponsor by Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Location PO Box 15769, Springfield, MA

Applicant must be a graduate of Springfield Technical Community College or Holyoke Community College of Puerto Rican ancestry who resides in Hampden or Hampshire County and will attend a post-secondary institution in Massachusetts.

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$8,000.00 March 30 Apply Now

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts - One Family Scholarship Program

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

The program assists heads of households in achieving their academic goals. Recipients of this scholarship receive an integrated network of services through the non-profit organization, One Family, Inc., whose mission is to serve residents of the Commonwealth who are low-income and homeless, or have experienced homelessness within the prior year. Applicants...

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$12,000.00 March 2 Apply Now

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts - MASSGrant

Sponsor by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Location 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

Applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one full year, be a U.S. citizen or non-citizen eligible under Title IV, have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be in compliance with Selective Service Registration, be enrolled full time (at least 12 credits or...

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$15,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

New England Regional Student Program

Sponsor by New England Board of Higher Education Location 45 Temple Place, Boston, MA

Applicant must be a resident of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a major program at a New England public college or university that is not offered by a public university in applicant's home state.

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MASSGrant Program

Sponsor by Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Location Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, Revere, MA

Applicant must be U.S. citizen/eligible non-citizen who is a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) between $0 and $4,995. Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in a certificate, associate, or bachelors degree program. Financial need and completion of FAFSA required.

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