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Henry S. '71 and Carol Andrus Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Henry S. 71' and Carol Andrus in recognition of the outstanding teaching of retired English professor Marion Copeland.

Adeline & Jacob Barowsky Scholarship

Longtime residents of Holyoke, the Barowsky family established this scholarship for a new or continuing student from the greater Holyoke area enrolled in any associate degree curriculum.

Mischa Barowsky Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by the Barowsky family in memory of Mischa Barowsky, a lifelong Holyoke resident. Preference is given to Holyoke residents majoring in any business program.

David and Bette Bartley Scholarship

David Bartley served as president of Holyoke Community College for over 25 years transforming the institution into the premier community college in the state. This scholarship will help deserving HCC students enrolled in any academic program.

Berkshire Bank Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Berkshire Bank. It is open to anyone enrolled in an academic program at HCC.

George E. Boudreau Scholarship

Mindful of their father's interest in the community college system, sons Paul ‘67 and George '66 established a scholarship in their father's memory for a graduate of South Hadley High School.

Spencer C. Bridgman Scholarship

Professor Bridgman developed the current Business Administration program and made sure transferring students had a smooth transition to the four-year college of their choice. This scholarship gives preference to Hampshire County residents.

Kathryn "Kitty" Broman Scholarship

This scholarship fund targets adult women who have interrupted their education and is designed to provide a bridge between a student's need and resources available from other sources. It was made possible by Kitty Broman, a pioneer in local television broadcasting.

Paul Buckwalter Scholarship

Upon his retirement from National Blank Book, Paul Buckwalter gave freely of his time, energy and talent to help students identify and pursue their career goals. A memorial scholarship was established for students enrolled in select business programs.

Eleanor V. Burns Scholarship

Eleanor Burns was an incredible life force whose warm personality and dedication to HCC students is legendary. This scholarship was made possible through the generosity of her son Brian '85 and his family.

Elena & Frank Cataldo Scholarship

Working together, Elena and Frank Cataldo founded and built the successful Food Mart chain of supermarkets. In recognition of the spirit of giving and helping which characterized them both, their children established a permanent endowment to provide scholarships for two young people from a recent high school graduating class, and accepted in any Business Division curriculum.

Chicopee Savings Bank Scholarship

Chicopee Savings Bank endowed a scholarship for a new or continuing student living in either Chicopee, Ludlow, West Springfield, South Hadley, or Ware and enrolled in any associate degree curriculum.

LouEllen Dabbs Scholarship

The LouEllen Dabbs Scholarship is designed for a student who is a single parent and interested in pursuing a career in business, banking, or finance.

Delaney House Scholarship

George Page, former owner of the Delaney House in Holyoke, endowed a scholarship for a student enrolled in either the hospitality or culinary field.

John DiNapoli Memorial Scholarship

John DiNapoli was an esteemed member of the Holyoke Police Department when he was tragically killed in 1999. He was a compassionate officer with an unwavering respect for an individual's rights and a strong commitment to negotiation. Preference is given to a Holyoke resident.

Maurice A. Donahue Scholarship

Maurice Donahue made an indelible impact on higher education in Massachusetts, serving as the state Senate President from 1964-1970, and helping to establish Holyoke Community College at its present site after a devastating fire destroyed its former campus.

William Dwight Scholarship

The name Dwight runs throughout Holyoke's history. Bill Dwight was a noted journalist, community leader and volunteer. This scholarship is awarded to someone pursuing a career in journalism.

Shirley & John Fallon Scholarship

A delightful and generous lady from the city of Holyoke, the late Shirley Fallon endowed several scholarships for students enrolled in the Arts and Science program and left a substantial bequest to endow this fund.

Deborah Ferriter Memorial Scholarship

Deb Ferriter was an animal lover. She took in strays and loved them as her own. This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of her many friends and will be awarded to a student in the college's veterinary technology program.

Maurice '52 and Peggy Ferriter Scholarship

Maurice Ferriter and his wife Peggy have long been involved with HCC. Attorney Ferriter has served as a college trustee and most recently as chair of the HCC Foundation. This scholarship will go to a deserving student from either Holyoke High School or Holyoke Catholic High School.

Carolyn Fontaine Scholarship

This scholarship fund was endowed by the Fontaine family in honor of Carolyn birthday and gives preference to a student studying engineering.

Fontaine Family Fund

This scholarship was endowed by the Fontaine family for a new or continuing student enrolled in any associate degree curriculum.

George Frost Scholarship

Named after the college's first president, this scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement and will be awarded to a student who is continuing his or her education.

Fund a Future Scholarship

Interested faculty and staff at Holyoke Community College led a drive to endow this scholarship.

Israel & Matilda Goldberg Scholarship

The Goldberg Family Foundation has endowed a scholarship for a student with financial needs of unusual or extenuating circumstances.

Judith Kramer Goldberg Scholarship

The Judith Kramer Goldberg Scholarship is designed for a student who is accepted or enrolled in the Music program. This scholarship was made possible through the Israel and Matilda Goldberg Foundation.

Lucille Gill and Thomas Gill, III, Scholarship

Thomas Gill was a longtime member of the HCC information technology staff who died suddenly. He is sorely missed and the college is grateful to his father for making this scholarship fund possible.

Joseph V. Gosselin Scholarship

An HCC graduate, successful businessman and past HCC Foundation board member Joseph Gosselin '68, and his wife Diane, endowed a memorial scholarship in honor of his father for a student with financial needs of unusual or extenuating circumstances.

Carol Hardy Business Scholarship

Professor Hardy taught retail management and business courses at HCC for 15 years. To the great sadness of the HCC community, Carol passed away in 1995. This scholarship was made possible through donations and the generous funding of the Hardy family.

Hampden Paper Company Inc. Scholarship

Hampden Papers Inc. has been in continuous operation in Holyoke since 1880. Almost from the beginning of HCC, Hampden Papers has hired and employed many graduates. This scholarship is given to students with significant financial need.

Hasbro Scholarship

Hasbro Games, Inc., of East Longmeadow endowed five full tuition scholarships with a preference for minority students.

Hazen Paper Company Scholarship

Hazen Paper Company endowed a scholarship for a student accepted or enrolled in any of the Science, Engineering or Math curricula with preference to Chemistry or Engineering majors. The donors are interested in assisting a student who wishes to pursue a career in manufacturing.

Holyoke Gas & Electric Department Scholarship

Holyoke Gas & Electric is dedicated not only to creating a great place to locate or expand a business, but one in which to raise a family, and has established scholarships in any associate degree program for a resident of Holyoke.

Mickey & Jennie Jedziniak Memorial Scholarship

This fund was made possible through a generous gift by Edward '78 and Maxine Mazur. This fund is intended to assist women who have interrupted their education for three or more years and who have substantial unmet financial need.

Nathan & Bess Kaplinsky Scholarships

The Kaplinskys ran the Elmwood Market in Holyoke for 40 years, and are fondly remembered for extending a helping hand to all. Their daughter, Dianne Vapnek, generously made these two enhanced scholarships possible in their memory.

David M. Killeen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible through revenue generated by the local Mutt and Jeff Golf Tournament. David Killeen was a well-known Springfield business leader. This scholarship gives preference to Springfield residents and those involved in athletics or in the community.

Michael J. Kittredge, III, Scholarship

Michael Kittredge '73 came to HCC uncertain of what path to take in life. He had spent years making candles in his parents' basement, a hobby that continued during his years at the college. His advisor encouraged him to pursue making candles as a possible career, hence the very beginnings of Yankee Candle Company. This scholarship honors his son.

Arthur W. Knapp Scholarship

Arthur W. Knapp was the 15th president of Westfield Bank and served the Westfield community from 1945 to his retirement in 1992. This scholarship, in recognition of his many years of service to the bank and the community, is awarded annually to a deserving student from the Westfield area.

Yvette E. Laporte Scholarship

A gift from HCC Foundation board member Joseph Gosselin '68 and his wife Diane endowed this scholarship in memory of Mrs. Gosselin's mother, Yvette Laporte. Mrs. Laporte, an avid cook, was well known for her culinary skills. This scholarship is for a Hospitality Management student, with preference given to those in the Culinary program.

Marguerite I. Lazarz Memorial Scholarship

Established by an anonymous donor in memory of Marguerite Lazarz, a longtime employee of H.B. Smith, Inc., who, with her strong work ethic, attention to detail, and 50 years of company service, became an H.B. Smith icon. Preference will be given to immediate family of current H.B. Smith employees and then graduates of Gateway Regional High School.

Sr. Bernice Lebel Scholarship

Sr. Bernice was a tremendous influence on the Radiologic Technology program at Holyoke Community College having served as the first director of the program. This scholarship is endowed in her memory.

Gloria G. Lomax Scholarship

Professor Emeritus Gloria G. Lomax '75 was a longtime member of the college's Early Childhood Education department. She has also worked tirelessly on behalf of the HCC Alumni Association serving as its president. This scholarship will recognize an outstanding student in our education studies program.

Ellen Lynch Scholarship

Mrs. Lynch was the first secretary to Dr. George Frost, founder of Holyoke Junior College in 1946. During her 24 years at the college she provided support and guidance to countless students. Created in her memory, this scholarship is for a student enrolled in any associate degree curriculum, with preference given to a Holyoke resident.

Elaine Marieb Scholarships

Elaine Marieb, Ph.D., joined the HCC faculty in 1969. While teaching here, she enrolled and graduated from the HCC Nursing program, then earned a bachelors and masters degree in Nursing, all while continuing to teach full time. She is a noted author of the most popular textbook in anatomy and physiology. These scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Dr. Marieb and are for adult women who have interrupted their education.

John & Anne McHugh Scholarship

These scholarships are made possible by the late Dr. John McHugh and his wife Anne. The scholarship recipients must be graduates of either Holyoke High School or Dean Technical Vocational School.

Ruth McIntyre Scholars Awards

Dr. Ruth McIntyre, an accomplished scholar and nationally recognized historian, joined the faculty of HCC in 1962 as a professor of history. Through a bequest, Dr. McIntyre endowed three full tuition scholarships for members of current graduating classes at an accredited high school and accepted in Arts and Science, Visual Arts, or Music.

Edward F. & Catherine C. Moriarty Memorial Award

This scholarship was made possible by Collette and the late Edward Moriarty in memory of Edward's parents. The scholarship recipient must be accepted or enrolled in the nursing or business programs with preference given to a Holyoke resident.

James Moriarty Music Fund

James D. Moriarty was a lifelong Holyoke resident who had a love of music, particularly the drums. He was a founding member of the Emerald Bagpipe Band. James Moriarty passed away in March 1999. This fund is for deserving music students.

Anabel B. Murphy Scholarship

The late Anabel Murphy was an esteemed and admired faculty member in the Humanities Division at HCC. In her memory, a scholarship was established by her friends and family for a new or continuing student 25 years or older in the Liberal Arts and Science curriculum.

Kenneth J. Murphy, Sr., Scholarship

Foundation Emeriti member Edward M. Murphy, along with his siblings, established a scholarship in honor of their father, a lifelong resident of Chicopee. The award is for a student in any associate degree curriculum who graduated from Chicopee public schools.

Barbara I. Murray/Kathryn C. Root Radiologic Technology Scholarship

This scholarship is for a student majoring in Radiologic Technology who has completed a minimum of 9 credit hours in the program. Recipients must also have a QPA of 3.0 or better.

Mutt & Jeff Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Attorney Frank Fitzgerald and Bill Bagshaw, President of New England Archives, for a student enrolled in any associate degree curriculum.

Jan Alicia Nettler Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by longtime mathematics faculty member Jan Nettler. It gives preference to a woman and those from underrepresented groups who are majoring in mathematics.

NewAlliance Scholarship

NewAlliance has endowed this scholarship for a Massachusetts resident who is enrolled or plans to enroll in any Business Division program.

Richard R. & Janice D. Nickerson Scholarship

Dick Nickerson was a valued member of the HCC Foundation board of directors for many years. Upon his tragic death, his widow endowed this enhanced scholarship in Dick's memory for a student studying either business or visual art.

Franklin Morris O'Connell Scholarship

The Franklin Morris O'Connell Scholarship is for a student with financial need, with preference to a resident of Holyoke.

James Joseph O'Connell Scholarship

The James Joseph O'Connell Scholarship is for a student with financial need, with preference to a resident of Holyoke or Northampton.

Sue Ellen Panitch Scholarship

Sue Ellen Panitch is a longtime community volunteer. She has served as an HCC trustee and is the current chair of the HCC Foundation. Sue Ellen has served for many years on the Foundation's scholarship committee. In honor of this commitment, her family endowed an enhanced scholarship in Sue Ellen's name for a deserving HCC student.

PIMA Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the Paper Industry Manufacturers Association (PIMA) for a new or continuing student enrolled in any business related curriculum. Preference is given to students interested in pursuing a career in the paper industry.

Stephen Pollock Award

This scholarship is intended to provide assistance to nontraditional male students who have a demonstrated record of academic achievement and have dependents or financial needs of unusual or extenuating circumstances.

President's Grant-in-Aid Fund

This fund was established by current HCC President Bill Messner and his wife Eleanor giving preference to nontraditional students with financial need.

Dr. Richard Leon Provost Psychology Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Richard Provost '49 for a nontraditional student or a student who has interrupted his or her education studying psychology. Preference is given to an individual who may have served in the Medical Corps as Corpsman.

Leo Arthur & Marietta Gifford Provost Education Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Richard Provost '49 for a student accepted or enrolled in any Education curricula. Preference given to a nontraditional student or a student who has interrupted his or her education, and may have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Roger and Caroline Putnam Scholarship

The Putnams began the Catholic Scholarships for Negroes in 1948 in Springfield. Their belief was that true merging of African-Americans into the mainstream of society could only come about with educational opportunities. This scholarship has been expanded to include Hispanic students and is targeted at graduates of the Springfield public or charter schools.

Bruce V. Quagliato Memorial Scholarship

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Quagliato endowed this scholarship in their son's memory for a current graduate of East Longmeadow High School, with preference given to a student who plans to enroll in business, electronics, or engineering.

Yadavendra Sharma Memorial Scholarship

Yadu, as he was affectionately called, was a much-beloved member of the HCC math department. Yadu passed away in June 2002, and through widespread support from friends, faculty and HCC employees, a scholarship was endowed in his memory for a student studying math, physics, or engineering.

Neil & Mary Sheehan Scholarship

Members of the family who owned the land on which Holyoke Community College's beautiful 165-acre campus now resides, the Sheehans graciously endowed these scholarships for students with financial need.

Sidney B. Smith Award

This award is made possible by retired Music Department chair Sidney Smith. The recipient must be accepted or enrolled in the music program and should be majoring in piano. Preference will be given to those with financial need.

Sobon Family Fund

This scholarship is made possible by the generosity of the Sobon Family for a new or continuing student taking any credit classes.

Patrick and Johanna Sullivan Scholarship

Named for a longtime Holyoke family, this scholarship gives preference to students of Hispanic descent.

Donald Taber Art Scholarship

Upon his retirement as president of American Pad and Paper Company (AMPAD), Donald Taber donated works of art to the HCC Foundation and endowed scholarship opportunities for students enrolled in the Visual Arts (including Graphics & Photography options).

John Taupier Scholarship

William Taupier served as Holyoke's mayor from 1968-1975. He went on to lead the city of Lowell. William Taupier was a tireless supporter of the city and its residents and has asked that this scholarship be awarded to graduates of Holyoke High School or Holyoke Catholic High School in honor of his brother.

Richard F. Weatherhead Award in Veterinary Technology

This award in honor of longtime Holyoke resident Richard F. Weatherhead gives preference to a student majoring in veterinary technology reflecting Richard's lifelong compassion for animals.

Peg and Gary Wendlandt Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by longtime college supporters Gary and Peg '58 Wendlandt. This scholarship is intended for a student with significant financial need.

Westfield Bank Scholarship

Longtime supporter of HCC, Westfield Bank has endowed this scholarship giving preference to students from Westfield, West Springfield, Agawam, or Springfield.

Angela & Joseph Wright Scholarship

Angela '54 and Joseph '54 Wright are two of HCC's most distinguished and dedicated alumni. In order to recognize the manner in which Holyoke Community College has enriched their lives, Angela and Joe were the first donors to establish an endowed scholarship. This award is intended for a woman enrolled in any Business Division curriculum.

 

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