Applying for Scholarships and Loans

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts accepts completed applications from
January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019.

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Complete Applications Include:

1. A completed and submitted online application
2. An applicant’s most recent academic transcript
3. A completed copy of the applicant’s 2019-2020 Student Aid Report

If you have any questions, please contact us at (413) 732-2858 or scholar@communityfoundation.org.

Commonly Asked Questions about the Application Process:

Q: How do I begin the online application?
A: Access the online application here, and click on the Apply Online link and scroll to the Apply button at the bottom of the page. You will be asked to create an account by entering your email address and creating a password. After creating your account, you will be directed to the application.

Q: Do I have to complete the entire application at one time?
A: No. You may return to your application as many times as you like before submission. You will need your password to do so.

Q: Why are there red asterisks (*) after some of the questions?
A: These indicate you are required to answer the question. All required questions must be answered to submit the application.

You will receive an email confirming the successful completion of your application upon clicking the submit button.  If you do not receive this email within a few minutes of submitting, please contact us at (413) 732-2858 for assistance.