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Fax: (508) 849-3362
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Paxton, MA 01612

Scholarships and Other Programs

Anna Maria College Merit-based Grants and Scholarships

Anna Maria College offers institutional merit-based grants and scholarships for full-time undergraduate freshmen and transfers. Merit grants and scholarships do not require the FAFSA.

Cumulative GPA

Merit Award Amount for the Academic Year

Four Year Total

Required AMC Cumulative GPA to Keep Merit Award

3.50 - 4.00

3.00 - 3.49

2.50 - 2.99

2.00 - 2.49













Note: Students who drop below the required AMC cumulative G.P.A. will lose the Merit Scholarship. The scholarship can be re-instated if the student again achieves the required cumulative G.P.A. A student may gain back ORIGINAL AWARD AMOUNT only one time during his/her enrollment at AMC. Transfer students may receive the Merit Award only up to and not exceeding the credit hours necessary to complete their degree.

AMC's New England Catholic High School Scholarship Program 
Awarded annually in March


  • Students must be a first-year freshman, who will be graduating from a Catholic High School in New England. Transfer students are not eligible to receive this scholarship.
  • Students must have a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA.
  • Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA to continue to receive the scholarship over the four years.
  • Student’s participation in high school leadership programs, activities, sports, etc. is reviewed and considered.
Contact your high school guidance counselor or the Anna Maria College Admission Office at or (508) 849-3360 for more information.  (2012 Scholarships have already been awarded.)

Anna Maria Need-Based Grants

Anna Maria College offers generous need-based grants to students, who show financial need based on the filing of their FAFSA each year. Complete your FAFSA early as funds are not guaranteed after the priority deadline!

Endowed Scholarships

Anna Maria has endowed and named scholarships that it awards to students each year based on the donor’s criteria. Amounts vary.

Priority Deadlines For AMC Grants and Scholarships

March 1, 2014 for New Students
May 1, 2014 for Returning Students
Funding is not guaranteed after the priority deadlines have passed.

Other available scholarships
Graduate Student Scholarships
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ACA Scholarship Trust Program for North Americans with French-Catholic heritage or affinity
Eligible students must have graduated from high school (June 2012 is acceptable) or obtained a GED.  They must also be a North American of French-Catholic heritage or affinity and be enrolled or accepted into an accredited institution off higher learning as an undergraduate student.

Applications are now available at

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hungar Scholarship
Fighting hunger is the central focus of Sodexo's community service efforts, and our STOP Hunger program mobilizes entire Sodexo communities, including employees, consumers, partners and suppliers to join forces to improve Quality of Life for the communities we serve. Click HERE for more information.
Gallagher Koster Health Careers Scholarship Program
Since 2001, the Gallagher Koster Health Careers Scholarship Program has provided outstanding students with financial assistance to pursue health-related careers. Open to higher education students entering their junior and senior year of undergraduate study, the scholarship program continues to grow in both the number of scholarships offered each year and the amount of each scholarship. Click HERE for more information.
Click HERE for a list of 99 available scholarships

Additional Available Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline Link
Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions Ongoing Click Here
The Company Corporation’s Quarterly Business Plan Contest Ongoing/Quarterly     Click Here
Big Fish Games Scholarship $5,000 03/31/2015 Click Here
Sunoco Rewards Scholarships 2x - $1,000 05/31/2015 Click Here
Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship $1,000 06/01/2015 Click Here
Griswold Home Care Scholarship $1,000 05/01/2015 Click Here
AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship $1,000 05/31/2015 Click Here
PicMonkey $1,000 05/31/2015 Click Here
RE/MAX of New Jersey 2014 Scholarship $2,000 04/30/2015 Click Here
The Company Corporation's Quarterly Business Plan Contest $1,000 Ongoing Click Here
Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's Scholarship $1,000 05/31/2015 Click Here
Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship $1,000 04/20/2015 Click Here
Rover College Scholarship $1,000 05/31/2015  Click Here College & Automotive Trade School Scholarship $1,000 06/01/2015 Click Here
NAVEX Global Policy and Procedure Management Software Scholarship  $1,000 05/31/2015 Click Here 
Credit Card insider Student Scholarship 5x - $1,000 05/01/2015 Click Here
PatPlan 2014 Scholarship $1,000  03/31/2015  Click Here 
Evolve IP Tech in Schools Scholarship $1,000  04/30/2015  Click Here 
CSC Global Online Brand Protection Scholarship $1,000  05/31/2015  Click Here 
Revzilla Design Scholarship $1,000 06/01/2015  Click Here 2014 Scholarship $1,000 06/01/2015  Click Here 
FormSwift Scholarship Contest $1,000 01/15/2015 Click Here
Mometrix College Scholarship Multiple 05/22/2015 Click Here
The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship $1,000 12/31/2015 Click Here
Scholarship Points $10,000 2/20/2015 Click Here
MCO Scholarship $500 05/15/2015 Click Here
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship $500 06/15/2015 Click Here
Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship $500 06/30/2015 Click Here
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program $1,000 06/15/2015 Click Here
Account Control Technology Foundation 25x $1,000 03/15/2015 Click Here
Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program Up to $10,000 05/15/2015 Click Here
Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk Scholarship 6x $7,500 05/08/2015 Click Here
Click HERE for an additional Scholarship Directory

Available Federal and State Grants

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant ranges from $588.00 to $5,550 for the year. Students must complete a FAFSA each year and demonstrate exceptional financial need to be eligible.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

The FSEOG is awarded to students, who demonstrate exceptional financial need and are working on their first undergraduate degree. The Financial Aid Office determines the recipients and the amounts of the individual awards. FSEOG is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.

State Grants

Information for state grants are collected from the FAFSA each year and sent by the Department of Education to the state of residency listed on each student's FAFSA. Each state has set deadlines to be eligible and amounts vary from state to state and year to year. Anna Maria will award state grants as soon as it is notified by each state. States that participate in this program include Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia. States may opt out from year to year. Contact your guidance counselor or appropriate state agency for application information and deadline dates.

MA Gilbert Grant

The Gilbert Grant is awarded to students with residency in the Commonwealth of MA with financial need. Students must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits) to be eligible. The Financial Aid Office determines the recipients and the amounts of the individual awards. MA Gilbert Grant is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.

MA Part-Time Grant

Anna Maria College receives a small allowance from the Commonwealth of MA to award to MA resident students, who are enrolled less than full-time. The Financial Aid office determines who receives the funds based on need and priority deadlines.

Veteran's Benefits

Anna Maria College is approved by the Board of Regents of Higher Education for the purpose of training veterans and other eligible persons. Veterans who are eligible to receive benefits should consult the Registrar's Office for the specific details of application and enrollment certification. Any changes in course registration and/or full-time status must be promptly reported to the Registrar's Office.

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