The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) is pleased to provide financial support to students throughout the Pioneer Valley. We have over 130 scholarships and 2 interest free educational loans to help deserving students attend college at accredited institutions throughout the United States.
Last year approximately 1500 individuals applied to our program and we provided financial assistance to over 750 students.
Whether you are a graduating high school senior who will attend college in Fall 2017; a student returning to college and/or a student who has received scholarship or loan assistance from us in the past, we are glad you have decided to apply.
If you have any questions or problems completing this application, do not hesitate to contact us at either firstname.lastname@example.org or (413) 732-2858.
YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, MOST RECENT ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT, AND STUDENT AID REPORT (SAR) MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION NO LATER THAN MARCH 31, 2017 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOANS.
The following is required for a complete application:
1. Complete and submit this online application.
**You do not have to complete the application all at one time but can return to it as often as necessary until you click the SUBMIT button.
2. Upload a complete copy of your 2017-2018 Student Aid Report (SAR) which you will receive via email from the Department of Education after you complete the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA).
3. Upload your most recent academic transcript as a .PDF file.
If you are unable to upload these documents you may mail or email them to the Community Foundation of Western MA:
Community Foundation of Western MA
Attn: Scholarship Office
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115