Tuition and Aid

Scholarships

Institutional Endowed or Named Scholarships Outside Scholarships

Institutional Financial Assistance offered to Upperclassmen based on merit

Lasell College Alumni Scholarship
This award is available to returning upperclass students who apply for the scholarship through the Office of Developement and Alumni Relations. Notice that the scholarship is open for applications is posted on MyLasell at the beginning of the Spring term. 

Florence Adams Scholarship
Established by former trustee Lydia A. Godsoe '18 in honor of her mother. Preference given to "deserving students from the State of Maine."

The Joan Weiler Arnow '49 and Robert H. Arnow Scholarship
Established in 1995 to provide scholarship assistance to students who demonstrate academic achievement, civic responsibility and demonstrated financial need. The income from this endowment gift provides for three scholarships annually; one per each returning class. Funds from this scholarship may be reassigned to the same student for up to three years if the student continues to exemplify the outstanding qualities upon which the original assignment was made.

Virginia Thomas Baxter '39 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1997 to provide scholarship support for a worthy student with financial need.

Emma Gilbert Carver Scholarship
Given by the family of Emma Gilbert Carver, Class of 1945.

Lucille Huse Chapell '37 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2009 to provide scholarship support to needy and worthy students.

Max M. and Marian M. Farash Scholarship
Established in 1973 by Mr. and Mrs. Farash of Rochester, New York.

Toni Kennedy Gelotte '56 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2011 to provide scholarship support for deserving students with financial need.

Jason C. Georgilas Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2001 by Katherine E. Meredith '94 in memory of Jason C. Georgilas, son of Linda Georgilas '94.  The income from this fund will be used to provide scholarship support for needy and deserving students, with a preference given to students in Allied Health.

Elizabeth Groth Johnsen '45 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997 by members of the Johnsen family to be awarded to an Allied Health major.

The Eleanor C. Kiefer Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2000 in her memory by her husband John A. Kiefer, both parents of Trustee P. Lynn Kiefer Holt '61. The income from this fund will be used to provide scholarship support to needy and deserving students at Lasell College.

Cornelia Hemingway Killam Scholarship Fund
Established by Caroline Killam Moller '57 in honor of her mother, a trustee of the College for 20 years and member of the Class of 1922. Designated for a student with financial need.

The Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Lederman Endowed Scholarship 
Established in 1987 by Nonie Lederman Carroll, Class of 1945. Awarded annually, this scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Bernard Lederman, graduate of Harvard Medical School and well-respected obstetrician and gynecologist in the Boston area, and his wife, the former Maude Saks, well known as a primitive artist. Preference is given to students majoring in the humanities.

Jean '49 and Cynthia '78 Sargent Lee Endowed Scholarship
Established by a mother and daughter alumnae team to provide funds to a deserving student with financial need.

Joan Lindeman '54 Scholarship Fund
Established in 2010 to provide funds to a worthy student with financial need.

Jo-Ann Vojir Massey '51 and Anna A. Vojir Endowed Scholarship 
Established in 2001 by Jo-Ann and Dwight Massey. The income from this fund will provide a deserving student with scholarship support.

Williams Morgan Scholarship
Established in 1973 by Mr. and Mrs. Douglas R.G. Williams (Sylvia T. Morgan, Class of 1930.) Given annually on the basis of character and citizenship.

John O. and Celia Kinsley Percival '34 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1999 by Celia Kinsley Percival '34 in memory of her husband, John O. Percival, and in honor of Celia's 65th Reunion. The income from this fund provides scholarship support for one or more worthy students with financial need.

Rosalie Brightman Rosen Scholarship
Endowed in honor of Rosalie Brightman Rosen, Class of 1927, a loyal alumna and valued Trustee. Candidates should combine academic achievement with a demonstrated commitment to the community.

Elisse Allinson Share '65 and Jennifer A. Share '98 Endowed Scholarship 
Established in 2002 by Elisse and Neil Share, the income from this fund will be used to provide scholarship support for needy and deserving students, with preference given to students with learning disabilities.

S. Joanne Smith Scholarship Fund
Established in 2000 to provide a deserving student with scholarship support.

Marion E. Steinmetz '50 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2012 by the Estate of Marion E. Steinmetz, for deserving students with financial need.

Lucy Johnston Sypher Scholarship
This award was established in 1991 in memory of Lucy Johnston Sypher, professor emerita of English and an author of children's books. Funded by her family, the scholarship is awarded to a candidate who has demonstrated academic ability and financial need.

Betty Culver Thomson '48 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2002, by Betty Culver Thomson '48. The income from this fund will provide a deserving student with scholarship support.

Molly E. Upham '35 Scholarship
Established in 1994 by Molly Upham, Class of 1935, to provide scholarship assistance to students who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership in the Lasell community. Demonstrated financial need is also a component. The income from this endowment gift provides for three scholar- ships annually; one per each returning class. Funds from this scholarship may be reassigned to the same student for up to three years if the student continues to exemplify the outstanding qualities upon which the original assignment was made. Recipients of aid from this Fund will be known as Upham Scholars.

Adelaide Shaffer Van Winkle '36/H'96 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2011 in honor of her 75th Reunion. The income from this fund provides scholarship support for deserving students with financial need.

The Ward-de Witt Presidential Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2000 by President Thomas E.J. de Witt and his wife, Dr. Margaret E. Ward, in support of Lasell 150: the campaign to celebrate the college's Sesquicentennial, 1996-2001. The income from this fund will be used to provide scholarship aid, available and awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need, displaying high academic potential and leadership qualities, with preference given to international students.

Joan Howe Weber '51 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1996 in honor of her 45th Reunion. The income from this fund provides scholarship support for a worthy student with financial need.

Harriet Markham Wedeman '48 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1998 to aid a deserving student with financial need.

Eleanor T. and Alfred C. Edwards Scholarship
Established in memory of the parents of alumna Gail Edwards Pocock, Class of 1967, honoring the long service of Mr. Edwards as trustee of the College.

Sylvia Goodman Scholarship 
Established by the College in 1989 in recognition of over 20 years of her teaching service in the sciences. Awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in a helping profession.

Claire Kay Memorial Scholarship
This award was created in 1997 in memory of Claire Kay, Director of Information Technology, to be awarded to a returning student who demonstrates strong character, love of learning, concern for the Lasell community, and pursuit of new endeavors.

Norma MacLeod Scholarship
Established by the College in 1989 in recognition of her 24 years of service as a faculty member in the Nursing Program. Awarded to an outstanding student preparing for a career in the helping professions.

The McIninch Foundation Scholarship
Established in 2011 in honor of Judith Shanahan '48 to support two underserved, bright and ambitious students, with preference given to students from New Hampshire.

The Mary McNamara '56 and Antoinette Ruinen '56 Fund for International Students or Studies
Established in 1996 to help foreign students to attend Lasell or for Lasell students to engage in foreign studies outside of the United States. The donor's primary intention is to encourage enduring friendships among students from different parts of our global village, as exemplified by the rich relationship enjoyed by these two Lasell roommates who became life-long friends.

Sebastian F. Mignosa Scholarship 
Established in 1988 by the colleagues and friends of Professor Mignosa who served Lasell from 1956 to 1987. Given to a deserving student in business.

Constance W. Milner Scholarship
Established in 1984 by the colleagues, friends, and former students of Constance W. Milner, upon her retirement as director of the Lasell Nursing Program.

Eileen Ruth Moses Scholarship 
Established by the Student Nurses Association. Eileen R. Moses was a member of the Class of 1978.

William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be given to benefit bright and ambitious students from Boston's neighbor- hoods with preference to students in training for one of the health professions.

Richard A. Winslow Scholarship
In memory of Richard A. Winslow, a devoted and long-time trustee of Lasell (1948-1978). The recipient should demonstrate the qualities of love of learning, great personal strength of character, and devotion to duty as exemplified by Richard A. Winslow.

Priscilla Alden Wolfe Scholarship 
Given by alumnae and friends in memory of Priscilla Alden Wolfe, Class of 1919. Mrs. Wolfe, elected to the board of trustees in 1948, was chairman at the time of her death in 1961.

Abbot and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Scholarship for students in the business filed who have a desire and ambition to succeed. Open to high school juniors, seniors and currently enrolled college students. They must write a 500 word essay describing your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Deadline: June 10, 2016
Award: $1,000

AES Engineering Scholarship
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. Students are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Deadline: October 7, 2015
Award: $500

Air Force Aid Society's (AFAS) General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
The Air Force Aid Society's (AFAS) General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program provides students grants for direct educational expenses, such as tuition and books. Applicants should be sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired reserve and deceased Air Force member; spouses (stateside) of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their undergraduate studies. Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Deadline March 11, 2016

Albertson and Davidson, LLP Scholarship
The Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2016 semester. This scholarship is only available for students attending domestic US based colleges.

Deadline: 8/24/2016
Award: $2,500

American Bar Association Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science for Undergraduate Students
The American Bar Foundation offers four summer research fellowships for minority undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. The students are assigned to an American Bar Foundation Research faculty member with multidisciplinary academic training in law, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, history, and anthropology. Fellows will work at the American Bar Association Offices in Chicago, Illinois for 35 hours a week for a period of 8 weeks. Each student will receive a stipend of $3,600. Student must indicate they will be pursuing social/human services in their graduate work.

Deadline: Deadline for summer 2016 is February 15th, 2016. Application details are outline on the scholarship site. Specific to African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, or Puerto Rican students , as well as other individuals who will add diversity to the field of law and social science. Student must be at sophomore or junior grade level and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students should review all application procedures on website.

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation
The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation has 10 different scholarships that cover a wide range of programs in the Hotel/Hospitality field. They also have school nominated scholarship programs.

Deadline: May 1st  application becomes available in January 2016.

American Institute of CPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Student must be a declared accounting major who is enrolled full time with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Deadline and application information: Application for 2016-17 school year will be available in December 2015

Armenian Educational Foundation
Armenian Educational Foundation Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship, five $2,500 Scholarships will be awarded. Scholarship Criteria: Student must be from Armenian descent. Demonstrate financial need and be activte in Armenian community service. Student must be a full time undergraduate for fall 2015 and attend an accredited U.S. University/College with a 3.0 Minimum G.P.A.

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Big Sun Athletic Scholarship
The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part Big Sun Athletics is  offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.Student must be a high school senior or enrolled at a post secondary institute. Student must submit a 500-1,000 word essay answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

Deadline: June 17, 2016 (All essay submissions should be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com)

Student Award Search Aid B. Davis Scholarship
Student Award Search Aid is a scholarship search site that offers their own scholarship program for students through the B. Davis Scholarship Program. This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. To apply students must submit an essay describing the three leadership characteristic they value most. Along with explaining why these traits are important to their individual development.

Deadline: May 23, 2016 
Award: $1,000

Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship
The scholarship is for US Citizen who are going abroad for a semester internationally. The student must be Pell Grant eligible.

Deadline: Students must complete application the semester before they wish to go abroad.
Award: Amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
Caribbean Nationals who show strong dedication to the field of hotel and tourism. Every CHTAEF Scholar must return to the Caribbean region & work in Hospitality or Tourism related field for a minimum of 2-years following their degree study (6-months following Professional Development study).

College Resources for Hispanic Students 
The guide includes a close look at a wealth of online resources available to Hispanic students, including:
An updated list of scholarships, grants, and other financial aid options for Hispanic students
An expanded list of ways students can save money before college
Information specifically for first-generation college students, and students with other special circumstances

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Students can compete in a number of different online quizzes and the highest score of each quiz wins a scholarship. Every month they offer new quizzes targeted to different student groups. Available to both high school students and currently enrolled college students. Award amounts range from $250 to $2,500 CKSF scholarship awards may be used at any post-secondary school in the United States.

Dish Satellite TV Scholarship
In a 1,000 words or less, briefly explain the types of technology used to view televison since 1928 and then provide your own analysis on how training and viewing live TV programming will change by 2035. Award amount is $1000 and the application deadline is November 30,2015 for the Fall of 2016.

Dunkin Donuts
Dunkin Donuts partners with Scholarship for America to offer a number of different scholarships programs. Student must provide their zip code and then the site will generate scholarship applications they may be eligible for based on residency.

The Gates Millennium Scholarship: Gates Foundation
Student involved in community service and leadership. Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid, including graduate school funding for continuing Scholars in the areas of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. Eligibility Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.3. Ethnicities African American/Black, American Indian - Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American. Residency Status U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident. The application process can be completed online.

Deadline: January 13, 2016

Gallagher Health Careers Scholarship Program
Open to college undergraduate going into their junior or senior year and wish to pursue a degree in the health care related field. Student must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply.

Deadline: May of 2016
Award: $5000

GEICO Achievement Award Program
Open to undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year of study who are focused on academic success, leadership and community service. Scholarship program is geared towards student who are enrolled in business, applied math or the computer science or other related fields of study.

Deadline: February 15,2016
Award: $1000

Glamour's Top Ten Women Competition
Open to women pursuing an undergraduate degree in their junior year of study who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their field of study. Applicants should have unique and inspiring goals for their future.

Deadline and Application Information: Nine winners will receive $3,000 and one grand-prize winner will be awarded $20,000. Official details can be found on Glamour's webite.

GreenPal Scholarship Fund
Applicant must be graduating High School's Senior Class in 2015 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner. Applicant must have a declared major or minor in the college of Business, Economics, or Finance. Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States. To apply for the GreenPal Scholarship, email your essay (500-1000 words) along with a photo to scholarship@yourgreenpal.com. 

Deadline: April 30,2016
Award: $1,000

Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC Childhoon Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Somone who survived childhood cancer or has been directly impacted by childhood cancer. How did childhood cancer affect you? What did it take to stay strong during the struggle, and how has it shaped who you are today? How has cancer influenced your dreams and career goals? Imagine you are speaking to a young person who has just been diagnosed with cancer, or their family. What would you tell them to help them prepare for the fight ahead?

Deadline: July 31, 2016 for Fall 2016
Award: $1,000

Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. The website outlines a number of different scholarship opportunities for high school students and currently enrolled college students.

Deadline and application information: Vary based on each particular scholarship fund. Students should review application procedure on website. Students should review application procedure on website.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Open to high school seniors looking to pursue a bachelor degree and demonstrate high financial need and have demonstrated overcoming adverse situation. Involved in extracurricular/ community activities and must be a US Citizen. Students can search for scholarships by the state residency.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Scholarship is for Korean American students who are involved in civic services and leadership and nurture their Korean heritage. Open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students.

Deadline and application information: Vary based on each particular scholarship fund. Students should review application procedure on website.

Financial Aid for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Students
FinAid.org has a section for LGBT students. Each has a brief description and application requirements. Amounts and deadline vary.

Lawn Starter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
"What makes you passionate about building a business?" You currently own a lawn care business, ran a lawn care business in the past, or plan on starting a business upon graduating college. You’re passionate and ambitious. You have the willpower, work ethic, and desire to build the next great business. You are a full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program. This scholarship is open to all majors.

Deadline: December 31, 2015
Award: $1,000 and access to Lawn Care Software

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship 
The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship is available to students currently attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university. You must create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety to qualify for this award. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving. Student must have a valid driver’s license.

Deadline: December 1, 2015
Award: $1,000

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Eligible candidates must be undergraduate students at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be the son or daughter of an active duty or reserve U.S. Marine; a U.S. Marine who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; an active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with the U.S. Marine Corps; a U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with the U.S. Marine Corps and has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy; or the grandchild of a U.S. Marine who served with the 4th Marine Division or 6th Marine Division during World War II and is or was a member of their association.

Deadline and application information: March 1st of each year. Students should review website for all application information. Students can reapply for the scholarship from year to year while pursuing their undergraduate degree.

MoneyGeek.com Scholarships and Guides for Students of Diverse Populations 
         Scholarships & Financial Resources for Asian Students 
         Scholarships & Financial Resources for Black Students 
 
        Scholarships $ Financial Resources for Native American Students 


New England Direct Marketing Association Foundation Scholarship
The NEDMA Foundation offers a four-part Scholarship Opportunity to students who are interested in careers in Direct Marketing. Application is open to rising sophmores and juniors. The application is due February 12,2016. 

OklahomaLawyer.com Scholarship
The attorneys at Hasbrook & Hasbrook are pleased to present a $1,000 scholarship award to one student each year.  Applying is easy, just following the instructions on the website. 

Deadline: July 31, 2016
Award: $1,000

Proof Reading, LLC Scholarship
The Proof Reading, LLC Scholarship Program awards one $1,500 scholarship each year.  To be eligible to enter the Proof Reading, LLC Scholarship Program, you must attend classes at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S, take a minimum of 12 semester units (you must be a full-time student), be a legal resident of the U.S. or provide a valid green card, and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5. Essay topic and application are outlined on the scholarship website.

Deadline: January, 23,2016
Award:$1,500

Quit Day
The QuitDay.org Scholarship, wants to challenge current and prospective college students to share their story on how we can make the world smoke-free.

Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: First place $2,000 Second place $700 and Third place $300

Rhode Island Scholarship Search
A site that Rhode Island students can use to find local scholarships in Rhode Island specific to Rhode Island residents.

Rhode Island Foundation
Rhode Island residents can search for different scholarships from organizations within the state.

Rover College Scholarship
Applicant must be a resident of the United States, graduated high school senior or current sophmore, or junior in college and  cannot be related to anyone on the Rover staff. In 400-500 words, answer the following question: Sharing economy companies like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and Rover have seen a big rise in popularity over the last few years. How do you think the sharing economy will change in the next 5 years? What impacts do you think it will have on the lives of college students, both in big cities and small towns?

Deadline: May 31,2016
Award: $1,000

Scholarship Guidance 
An online schoalrship search and resource tool for students.


Steinger, Iscoe and Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates 
The law firm of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene dedicates a large part of our practice to helping families who have faced child abuse in any form. We know that many future lawyers also hope to champion this cause, and we are pleased to offer a semi-annual $1,000 scholarship for a child advocate or abuse survivor seeking a law degree. Applicants need to write a 500-1000 essay answering one of the following questions: How has being a child advocate inspired you to pursue a career in law? How has your personal childhood experiences affected your outlook on the legal system? How did you become a child advocate? Applicants also must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school for the following academic year, have a minimum 2.8 GPA, and must submit an unofficial copy of their transcript.

Deadline: For Spring 2016 November30, 2015 for Fall 2016 July 31,2016
Award: $1,000

Sterling Law Office Scholarship
Sterling Law Offices, S.C. is offering students the opportunity to win a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic goals. The scholarship is open to high school seniors preparing for their first year of college as well as college students already enrolled full-time.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Award: $1,000

The John For and Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship  
 How has living with your or your loved one’s leukemia affected your education? What adjustments have you made as student to accommodate your or a loved one’s leukemia? What one obstacle do people with leukemia face that you would like the general public to know about? Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or you are incoming freshman at an accredited institution in the United States. Applicants must submit an official high school or college transcript.

Deadline: December 15, 2015
Award:$1,000

Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship  
 Candidates must demonstrate a continued interest in environmental stewardship and the protection of natural resources, based on volunteer, professional, and academic experience. All candidates must possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for this scholarship.
Each candidate must include an updated resume, an official transcript, and a 500 word essay answering the question that states: What do you believe is the biggest issue that currently threatens our nation’s natural resources, and what are at least two ways we can begin working to fix this issue? 

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Award: $500


U.S. Bank Scholarship Program
U.S. Bank provides five, $5,000 scholarships.

Deadline: Applications accepted March 5, 2015 through September 17, 2015.
Award: $5,000

WyzAnt Scholarships
This is an online search site for tutors that also have a number of different scholarship programs and search information and tips for how to write scholarship essays.

Deadline: May 1, 20156
Award: $10,000, $3,000 and $2,000 awards